The Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) was established in 1960 and is the oldest non-governmental organization supporting the American diplomatic community.
On Wednesday, August 1, five superb musicians will perform “5 For the Future: Music of Great Women that Speaks for Those Without Voices” at the State Department’s Dean Acheson Auditorium at 12:30 p.m. The musicians include pianist Jennifer Heemstra, Founder of the Pitch Pipe Foundation and 2016 SOSA winner, two violinists, a cellist, and a […]
AAFSW is pleased to announce the Executive Board for 2018-2020 and the 2018 Committee Chairs. Biographies for the Executive Board members and the new 2018 Committee Chairs are below. AAFSW Executive Board for 2018-2020 Joanna Athanasopoulos Owen, PhD — AAFSW President Dr. Joanna Athanasopoulos Owen was born in California and was raised in Athens, Greece, […]
On Friday, June 15, 2018, the Head of the Australian Defense Staff and the Australian Defense Attache of the Embassy of Australia, Air Vice Marshal Alan Clements, CSC, inaugurated the art exhibition: “Diggers and Doughboys: The Art of Allies 100 years on Centenary of Mateship.” AAFSW President Joanna Athanasopoulos Owen, PhD was present to celebrate […]
On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, many of AAFSW members were invited to participate in the reception celebrating the Centennial of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Azerbaijan Armed Forces Day. The spectacular celebration took place in the Andrew Mellon Auditorium, which was filled with many guests from the Department of State, the federal government, and […]