2018 AAFSW Awards Ceremony ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] On Thursday, November 15, 2018, AAFSW held its 28th annual AAFSW awards program, which was presided over by AAFSW President, Dr. Joanna Athanasopoulos Owen, at the Benjamin Franklin Reception Room in the Department of State. The ceremony highlighted the exceptional volunteer work of seven remarkable individuals. The Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide are grateful to have the continued financial support of former Secretary of State James Baker and his wife Mrs. Susan Baker, who helped establish this award in 1990 to recognize the goodwill of Americans for exceptional community service abroad, former Secretary of State Colin Powell, former… Read MoreContinue Reading
Meet the 2018 AAFSW SOSA Winners! 2018 SOSA Winners, Photo Courtesy of AAFSW President, Dr. Joanna Athanasopoulos Owen. Dr. Abigail Hankin-Wei training the first class of Emergency Medicine Specialized Physicians in Mozambique. 2018 SOSA Winner for Bureau of African Affairs, Dr. Abigail Hankin-Wei: Dr. Abigail Hankin-Wei s a Foreign Service spouse and an emergency physician trained at the University of Pennsylvania. She is associated with Emory University in Atlanta. Dr. Hankin-Wei is recognized for her outstanding efforts to change the future of emergency care in Mozambique. She has partnered with a local medical school to start an emergency medicine residency program and is training the very first class… Read MoreContinue Reading
AAFSW Annual Awards Ceremony
AAFSW Annual Awards Ceremony Thursday, November 15 at 11:00 a.m. Benjamin Franklin Reception Room Department of State RSVP by Nov. 8 The annual AAFSW Awards Ceremony will take place on Thursday, November 15 at 11:00 am in the State Department’s Benjamin Franklin Reception Room, on the 8th floor of the Department of State, 2201 C Street, Washington, D.C. The ceremony will honor 4 recipients of the Secretary of State’s Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad (SOSA), a recipient of the Tragen Award, a recipient of the “Champions of Career Enhancement for EFMs” Award, and a recipient of the Dorman Award. The ceremony itself will begin promptly at 11:00 a.m. and refreshments will not be served… Read MoreContinue Reading
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