About Us
About Us

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 includes Foreign and Civil Service employees, spouses, partners, and members of household.

Photos from the 2022 SOSA Awards Ceremony
Photos from the 2022 SOSA Awards Ceremony

The 2022 SOSA Awards ceremony took place on Nov. 17, 2022 at the State Department.

Watch Judy Ikels’ Webinar
Watch Judy Ikels’ Webinar

AAFSW partnered with longtime Foreign Service advocate and author Judy Goodman Ikels for a webinar discussion of her new book, Death in Wartime China: A Daughter's Discovery, on November 16.

A Journey to Bali Through Art and Dance
A Journey to Bali Through Art and Dance

AAFSW in collaboration with the Indonesian Embassy hosted an enchanting program “A Journey to Bali through Art and Dance."

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President Celine Erickson’s December 2022 letter to members.  READ IT HERE.

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AAFSW will continue to be a catalyst for beneficial change through advocacy and support for our Foreign Affairs Community. By providing resources, services and engaging programs through our effective network, we promote the goals and serve the needs of Foreign Service and Civil Service employees, spouses, partners, members of household and retirees.

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Your generous support helps us fund our scholarship programs and recognizes outstanding volunteers through our awards, helps evacuees from post, and supports our cultural programs and webinars, among other advocacy efforts.