We’d love to get to know you! We invite you be a part of our community of American women living in Europe.
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We’d love for you to learn more about us! Perhaps by attending one of our upcoming free events.
As a non-member, you are invited to attend two of AAWE’s free events before becoming a member. To benefit from this offer, please follow these steps:
2. Please email Rosemary Cheylus, our Membership Chair, explaining that you are interested in AAWE and are interested in a specific event. Many, though not all, of our events are listed on our website and our public Facebook page.
Join today and jump into our fun activities in March and April at AAWE!
Click on the toggles below to see a sampling of the many events we have planned!:
14th – Younger Wonders (50 years and under) meet up – Younger Wonders is a support system for women transitioning into the professional workforce, starting families, and for personal and professional networking. Some members came to France as students and stayed, while others are just starting to establish a foundation. 16th – Welcoming Diversity work group – Objectives for this group include opening minds, increasing acceptance and becoming more aware of our actions in all matters or facets of diversity. 18th – Evening with US Consul General – event with Robert F. Hannan, Consul General at the U.S. Embassy, Jay Epping, American Citizen Services Chief, and Eugene Garmize, Passport Chief. Opening remarks by Brian Aggeler, Chargé d’Affaires, US Embassy. The consular officers will discuss various nationality issues, including transmission of US citizenship to children born abroad, US visas for family members, and current restrictions on travel to and from the US. 19th – Open to the public – part of the 2nd Les Historiennes Series – Portable Privacy: Nineteenth-Century Women and the Spaces of Reading 21st – FAWCO Biennial Conference 23rd – See You at Six – virtual and relaxed meet-up which takes place monthly. 25th – Seminar: Study in Netherlands Mariet Robert, author of Netherlands chapter in AAWE publication, Beyond the Bac, offers a webinar (in French) with representatives of University of Leiden, Erasmus University College, and University of Amsterdam. 27th – Easter Eggs-travaganza via Zoom for all little and big bunnies (ages 3-10)! We will make our own edible treats, crafts, and even have an Easter egg hunt! Participants encouraged to wear bunny ears or their most festive springtime gear!
1st – Open to the public – Lecture by Edith de Belleville as part of the 2nd Les Historiennes Series – Chic & Scandalous Courtesans of Paris. 9th – Paint ‘n Sip Evening via Zoom – paint and sip with Lexi Conrad, founder of Studio art ‘n anglais and art teacher at the American School in Paris. Lexi will guide us through a fun, friendly, laid-back virtual painting session. A glass of wine and a few basic painting supplies will be needed. 10th – We’ve set the second Saturday of every month for our social coffee habit. Members can start their weekend with AAWE friends, tea, juice or a latte, and can always stay for lunch! 10th – an evening of fun and laughter, as author Joe Start presents his book, French License (Start Going Places, 2017). Open to the public, more info and register at dev.aaweparis.org/an-evening-with-joe-start 11th – Younger Wonders (50 years and under) – support system for women transitioning into the professional workforce, starting families, and for personal and professional networking. Some members came to France as students and stayed, while others are just starting to establish a foundation. 13th – Afternoon Film Group – A group of film loving AAWE members go regularly to watch a movie together, then have a discussion session post-film. 13th – AAWE Bookniks Book Club meets on Zoom to discuss Days Without End by Sebastian Barry. 15th – John Fredenberger, an American Paris-based attorney, will speak with Pauline Lemasson about personal empowerment when in the face of death, knowing what are the necessary steps and how to take them 17th – a presentation on getting a driver’s license the easy way in France, with a support group discussion to follow. This event will complement Joe Start’s parcours du combattant from a female perspective. We will share tips for overcoming doubts and challenges and also provide moral support for those going through the process now. 22nd – Open to the public – Nana by Emile Zola: Book Discussion – part of the 2nd Les Historiennes Series 26th – AAWE 60th anniversary celebration! More info coming soon about the festivities! To learn more about our 60th anniversary visit our webpage at dev.aaweparis.org/aawe-celebrates-60/ 28th – See You at Six – virtual and relaxed meet-up via Zoom, which take place monthly. 29th – As part of the 2nd Les Historiennes Series. Zola’s Germinal – Discussion of the 1993 Film
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