December EFM Coffee Morning

AAFSW hosted a morning coffee meeting in Arlington on December 14.  It was a good occasion to meet with our seasoned members and welcome some of new members while introducing our organization to those who have not yet joined. In addition to enjoying coffee and some treats, we had some lively conversations, touching on several…

Interview with Ambika Anand Prokop, Author of Greenfeet Guides

Interview with Ambika Anand Prokop, Author of Greenfeet Guides

AAFSW’s content manager interviewed Ambika Anand Prokop, Founder and Author of Greenfeet Guides, world adventure books for kids (also EFM, Dubai, Singapore, Chennai, now DC). Read the interview below!   AAFSW: When did you decided to start a book/guide series yourself? Ambika: The idea for Greenfeet Guides started in 2013 while I was exploring the Temple…

Q&A With Joyce Hooley, Author of Outside My Skin: My Midlife Detour as a Trailing Spouse in Ghana

Q&A With Joyce Hooley, Author of Outside My Skin: My Midlife Detour as a Trailing Spouse in Ghana

Joyce Hooley, an EFM and AAFSW member, recently wrote a memoir about starting the Foreign Service lifestyle in midlife, when, after 25 years of having her husband follow her career as an American pediatrician, she became a trailing spouse at the age of 55. She wrote the book to share her experience with other trailing…

Successful EFM Business Fair in Asuncion: Try One at Your Post!

In September, Embassy Asuncion hosted an EFM Business Day under the auspices of AAFSW. Five business owners in the community shared their products and services on the compound during the lunch hour. The event was organized to share information about AAFSW, promote business owners in the Foreign Service community, and to specifically highlight businesses at…