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Watch a video of the event honoring Dr. Martin Luther King on April 14, 2023.
Our annual award celebrates exemplary volunteers overseas. Other awards include the CCE-EFM.
AAFSW’s Programs Committee presents virtual and in-person events for members and the greater Foreign Service community.
AAFSW BookStore is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am-2:30pm. Come visit us and pick up a good book!
Learn about AAFSW’s History through our new interactive Timeline!
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- Music and Theater Around the World
- Martin Luther King Event
- Nowruz Celebration
- Valentine’s Day Gala
- Talk by Swiss Ambassador Pitteloud
- “Fearless Young Iranian Women Uprise”
- 2022 SOSA Awards Ceremony
- Tunisia Cultural Evening
- A Journey to Bali Through Art and Dance
The Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) is a membership-based and accredited 501(c)(3) association within the American Foreign Affairs Community that has evolved to include Foreign Service and Civil Service employees, spouses, partners, members of household and retirees since our establishment in 1960.
AAFSW is your landing place for making connections and community, whether you’re at post or at home. Join today to take advantage of member benefits like community forums, early access to in-person and virtual events, merit scholarships, and more. All are welcome here.
Since its founding in 1960, AAFSW has placed a strong emphasis on community. Our organization and membership has evolved through the years, but our focus on community remains the same. Resources include the Foreign Service Hub, Housing Office, helpful articles, and so much more.
AAFSW President Celine Erickson’s quarterly letter to members.
- Letter from the AAFSW President, September 2023Read the quarterly letter from AAFSW President Celine Erickson.
- Announcing the 2023 SOSA Winners and Honorable MentionsCongratulations to the 2023 SOSA winners and honorable mentions!
- Join AAFSW for an EFM Employment Seminar August 31!Join AAFSW for an EFM employment discussion on Aug. 31 from 10 am-1 pm.
SPOTLIGHT ON: SOSA
The Secretary of State Awards for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad (SOSA) is an annual award that recognizes volunteers at post who are truly making a difference in their communities.
AAFSW is all about creating community. We are here for you whether you’re at post or at home. Join our community today — together we can achieve more!