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Martine’s Must-Reads for February 2021

1- Extraordinary Experiences: Tales of Special Needs Abroad: A Tales from a Small Planet by KATHI M. SILVA Experiencing another culture is meant to be fun, adventurous and mind-opening. But what happens when you mix the joys of living or traveling abroad with the struggles of having a physical, intellectual, medical or other special need? […]

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Martine’s Must Reads January 2021

Looking for something to read? Try one of these suggestions from our BookRoom chair, Martine!   1-The Caning: The Assault That Drove America to Civil War  STEPHEN PULEO  A Turning Point in American History, the Beating of U.S. Senator Charles Sumner and the Beginning of the War Over Slavery. Early in the afternoon of May […]

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Review of Christmas Traditions Around the World Webinar on December 1

On December 1, AAFSW members and guests were treated to a Zoom webinar on Christmas celebrations in the Czech Republic, the Philippines, Mexico, the Slovak Republic, and the Holy Land.  AAFSW Program Chair Sheila Switzer welcomed guests, then introduced AAFSW President Lara Center, who made welcoming remarks. Lara then introduced AAFSW President Emerita Dr. Joanna […]

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Virtual Program on Jan. 26

An AAFSW Virtual Presentation  By Her Excellency  Roya Rahmani  Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan  Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.   The AAFSW will start the New Year with our annual Ambassador Speaker Series in collaboration with DACOR-Bacon House. We are delighted to invite you to a very informative and interesting virtual […]

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Hear From 2020 SOSA Recipient Michelle Collett

We wanted to take the time to tell our community more about some of this year’s award recipients — we hope you find their stories and advice as inspiring as we do! Below, read more about Michelle Collett, who worked in Libreville, Gabon to help advance environmental protection and awareness both inside and outside the […]

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