Celebrating AAFSW’s 60th Anniversary: 1960-2020
Save the evening of Saturday, May 9, 2020 for AAFSW’s Dinner-Dance Gala!

 

2019 Art & BookFair

Public Dates: October 12 & 13, October 19 & 20, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

 

2019 SOSA, CCE-EFM, and Tragen Awards

AAFSW GLAMOUR & DIPLOMACY 2019

 

AAFSW, a State Department Employee Organization, at a Glance

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.

 

Our Awards -- SOSA 2018 Our Awards -- SOSA 2018
SOSA 2018 SOSA 2018
SOSA 2018 SOSA 2018
SOSA 2017
SOSA 2016
Our Programs
AAFSW's Advocacy History
AAFSW Honorary President Susan Pompeo & President Dr. Joanna Athanasopoulos Owen AAFSW Honorary President Susan Pompeo & President Dr. Joanna Athanasopoulos Owen
Foreign Affairs Council (FAC)
Our Scholarships
2019 Youth Awards: FSYF, AAFSW, AFSA Presidents
2019 AAFSW Merit and Twice Exceptional Merit Scholarships
Our Ambassador Speaker Series Our Ambassador Speaker Series
Realities of Foreign Service Life
Our BookRoom
Our Art & BookFair
Our Many Art & BookFair AAFSW Volunteers
Art & BookFair 2018 Volunteers
Honoring Our Community
Honoring The Fallen Family Members
AAFSW Volunteers
AAFSW Volunteer Annual Appreciation
AAFSW Foreign Born Spouses Group (AAFSW-FBS)
Our Fundraising & Family Crisis Fund

Our Programs

AAFSW organizes speaker programs and events of interest to members and to the Foreign Service community in general. The organization is privileged to have access to the Benjamin Franklin Rooms at the Department of State as an elegant venue for hosting four speaker events annually. The programs are open to members and guests, with a […]

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Our Scholarships

For High School Seniors and Current College Students The following AAFSW scholarships are available, with application deadlines in early April. Application forms are available early in the application year and will be announced in our Global Link newsletter, and on our website and Facebook page. AAFSW Merit Scholarship winner for 2013 Geoffrey Odlum with Debbi […]

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Realities of Foreign Service Life

Mention a diplomatic career and most people imagine high-level meetings, formal dress and cocktail parties. Few stop to think that behind the occasional glitter of official functions are thousands of families facing all the routines and crises of life, far from home, relatives, and friends, in unfamiliar and sometimes unfriendly countries. The Realities series (Volumes […]

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Learn More About AAFSW

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. AAFSW is a primary advocate and support network for family members of Foreign Service employees. AAFSW advocacy was responsible for the creation of the Family Liaison Office, Overseas Briefing Center, and the Foreign Service Youth […]

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