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AMERICAN EXPATRIATE CLUBS
AND ALUMNI ASSOCIATIONS IN THE UK
FAWCO - Federation of American Women's Clubs Overseas An American/international network of volunteer organisations which inspires global efforts towards the common goals of education, the natural and human environment, multicultural understanding and international goodwill. Membership: 77 independent clubs/organisations with a total of more than 15.000 members in 37 countries. Member clubs in the following countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Belgium, China, Columbia, Curacao, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Kenya, Korea, Kuwait, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Morocco, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Russia, Saudi-Arabia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, UK (including England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland), Uruguay. FAWCO Inc. is anetwork of independent American and international organisations around the world (www.fawco.org). The FAWCO Foundation Inc.: established in 1967 as the philanthropic arm of the Federation with the mandate to raise funds and administer their distribution for charitable, scientific and educational purposes through awards and grants. (www.fawcofoundation.org)
FAUSA Inc. (FAWCO Alumnae, USA): created in 1995 for returning expatriates. Its mission is to facilitate the repatriation experience of its members and to help them maintain their international ties in order to bring about a better understanding between the United States and other nations. Visit www.fausa.org
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American Women's Club of London 68 Old Brompton Road London SW7 3LQ England, UK Tel: 020 7589 8292 (10am-3pm M-F) Website: www.awclondon.org Email: email@example.com Founded: 1899
American Women of Surrey PO BOX 170 Cobham Surrey KT11 2YJ Website: www.awsurrey.org Founded: 1975 The American Women of Surrey was founded in 1975. The club's objectives are to welcome and assist newcomers and their families; to promote friendship and cooperation among members; to further members' knowledge and understanding of England; and to give financial and material support to philanthropic projects in Surrey and overseas. We have lots of activities for you and your family! AWS membership policy is that any person of North American descent, married to or the parent of a North American citizen, parent of a child in an ACS school or recent member of another FAWCO organisation will automatically be accepted, but ALL people can apply for membership. Anyone interested in the events above or in joining AWS should visit www.awsurrey.org
American Club of Hertfordshire Wood End - 29 Orchard Road, Terwin, Hertfordshire AL6 0HL Telephone: 01438 798 389 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org The American Club of Hertfordshire is an informal group interested in supporting individuals and families who have a connection with the USA. We provide opportunities to become involved in common interest groups and to gain assistance in adjusting to life in the UK. We offer a book group, coffee mornings, outings, events, travel and holiday celebrations in addition to fine comaraderie.
Daughters of the American Revolution Walter Hines Page Chapter (NSDAR)London Website To access information on all the overseas chapters, please visit www.dar.org (Click on "Membership" and then "Overseas Chapters")
Canadian Women's Club 1 Grosvenor Square London W1K 4AB Tel: 020 7258 6344 Office Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10.30am to 3.30pm E-mail: email@example.com Website: www.canadianwomenlondon.org The CWC was founded in 1932 by two Canadian women who saw the need for an organisation where Canadian women residing in the UK could meet each other. Office is open: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday between 9 am and 2 pm.
European Professional Women's Network - London The European PWN - London is a vibrant organisation that strives to provide professional women with the tools, networks and support they need to assume leadership. Using both an online and offline networking and leadership development platform, European PWN-London brings together women who want to make connections...beyond boundaries. Whether online or at face to face meetings, women of various cultures, industries, functions and generations are able to "connect" to share information and knowledge. Please visit our web-site to learn more about our organisation and how to become a member: www.europeanpwn.net/london
Chilterns American Women's Club PO Box 445 Gerrards Cross Bucks SL9 8YU Telephone: 08704 287 938 Website: www.cawc.co.uk Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Founded: 1987 The Chilterns American Women’s Club (CAWC) is a group of more than 100 international women that was formed to help newcomers adjust more easily and enjoy their stay as expatriates in the UK. Our primary objective is to welcome and assist newcomers and their families to the area of England known as the Chilterns, in the western suburbs. We offer an opportunity to meet other expats, learn about life in the UK, and give financial support to local charities through our fundraising efforts. Our club is a member of the FAWCO, a network of expatriate women around the world. CAWC meets monthly, September to June. At these general meetings, we enjoy speakers or special presentations/demonstrations, socialise with other women, share our latest experiences, sign up for various activities (from hiking to tennis, Stitch & Chat, Bunco, etc.), and get to know one another. We are a fun and diverse group and love to welcome new members.
Hampstead Women's Club The Hampstead Women's Club is a multinational, social organisation for women living in the London area. Many of our members are expatriates eager to make new friends but Hampstead Women's Club is so much more! Our purpose is to provide a sense of community through social, educational and charitable activities. Although smaller in number, our membership is diverse, casual, warm and dynamic. We welcome new members with open arms! Check out our new website www.hwcinlondon.co.uk Email email@example.com
Junior League of London CAN Mezzanine 49-51 East Road London N1 6AH Tel: 020 7250 8104 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.jll.org.uk "Our vision is of a London where each person has the opportunity and means to prosper" The Junior League of London is an organisation of women committed to promoting voluntary service, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Active in the London community since 1978, the League's members give over 20,000 hours of voluntary service each year supporting children and the arts. Fundraisers include Boutique de Noel - an annual holiday gift fair at Kensington Town Hall - and Living in London, a guide for new arrivals to the capital.
Keen to join or to hear more? Come along to one of our upcoming information sessions in August! Details can be found at www.jll.org.uk/join-us
kcwc c/o A/C Bookwise, Office 14, Greenhill House, 26 Greenhill Crescent, Watford Business Park, Hertfordshire WD18 8JA E-mail: email@example.com Website: www.kcwc.org.uk President - firstname.lastname@example.org kcwc is now in its 30th anniversary year and proud to count over 1000 international women from over 60 countries in its membership. Our members convene monthly at a general meeting where a speaker is usually featured and signups are offered for our over 35 Activity areas run exclusively by volunteers. Visitors are welcome to these general meetings - please enquire to email@example.com or check out www.kcwc.org.uk for further information.
Northwood Area Women's Club (NAWC) c/o St John's UR Church, Hallowell Road Northwood Middlesex HA6 1DN Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.northwoodareawomensclub.co.uk A social club with a very diverse membership. It provides an engaging and very supportive atmosphere for both temporary and permanent residents to form friendships, explore London, its environs, history and culture, and to learn new hobbies. Ladies of all ages and nationalities are welcome
St Johns Wood Women's Club The St John's Wood Women's Club (SJWWC), founded 25 year's ago is a social and civic non-profit organisation that promotes friendship and fellowship through its many activities and groups. We welcome citizens of all nationalities and backgrounds and are dedicated to enhancing the "London experience" for all our members and their families. Website: www.sjwwc.co.uk/ Membership Information: email@example.com
Thames Valley American Women's Club (TVAWC) PO Box, 1687, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 8XT Website: www.tvawc.com E-mail: Marie Krag firstname.lastname@example.org The Thames Valley American Womens Club is a non profit organisation which serves the expat community in Berkshire. The club offers strong support and long term friendships for its members along with raising money for local charities. We meet for general meetings usually the second Wednesday of the month in Windsor Leisure Centre and we have a full schedule of other activities to suit everyone, including book discussion.
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North American Connection www.naconnect.com Email: email@example.com The NAC is a friendly, inclusive organisation committed to the support of North American women and their families living in Central England, primarily the West Midlands, Warwickshire and Staffordshire areas. The Club welcomes women from diverse backgrounds, either permanent resident or expatriate, and provides the opportunity to socialise, share practical information and integrate into the English way of life as well as have fun and form lasting friendships! Monthly events and activities are available to all members via an on-line calendar and newsletter and the Club is also active in charity fundraising. Prospective members from other nationalities are also welcome! The Club is also an active member of FAWCO (Federation of American Women's Clubs Overseas). Founded in 1964.
South West Counties American Women’s Club Uniting American women in the south western counties of England including, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Avon and surrounding counties. Membership is free. Meetings informal and are typically over lunch on a Sunday every other month.
The American Expats of North West England The American Expats group in the NW is a group of Americans that live in and around Manchester that get together, socialize and just have fun. The major events for this year were a July 4th BBQ in North Manchester and for the first time and a Halloween party. We try to get together about every 4-6 weeks for dinner out at different venues. Tentative events for 2014: Mersey Ferry ride to Liverpool on the Manchester Ship canal, steam train ride and even miniature/crazy golf. Members of the group come from as far as Lancaster, Stoke, Liverpool and even Cambridge. Everyone Welcome, all we ask is that you pay your own way on events. For more info contact Jay Lieberman email: firstname.lastname@example.org m: 07767 478349
EXPATRIATE & WOMEN'S CLUBS - SCOTLAND
American Women of Aberdeen AWA of Aberdeen PO Box 11952 Westhill Scotland AB13 0BW For further information visit the website: www.awaaberdeen.org Founded: 1985 Ours is a rich and diverse group of primarily American and Canadian expatriates, but also expatriates from other countries, including Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, and even as far as Singapore. We are women from all walks of life, united in our interest to foster and develop a fun, welcoming environment for newcomers and expatriates in Scotland. While the organization as a whole meets once a month for a general meeting, or a larger social event, there are many activity groups which meet more frequently - weekly, or fortnightly, thus allowing our members the opportunity to meet friends, socialise and also get to know Aberdeen. If you are new in Aberdeen and are looking to get to know some like-minded people, we'd love to meet you! We hope you will choose to become a member of the AWA.
The International Women's Club of Edinburgh E-mail: email@example.com website: www.iwce.co.uk IWCE members mostly live in Edinburgh, Fife and the Lothians. Whatever the length of your stay in the area you will find a warm welcome at the club. We currently have members from over 24 nationalities and meet regularly for talks, tours and special interest activities. Please visit our website for full information and do not hesitate to get in touch.
Originally founded in 1972 by a group of five oil-related wives, the Petroleum Women's Club, based in Aberdeen, has grown in membership to around 300. This is an international club which sets out to promote friendship and understanding among all women connected with the petroleum industry. Members and their families are warmly welcomed during their time in the North East of Scotland. They currently have 40 nationalities in their membership.
American Women's Club of Central Scotland PO Box 231 44-46 Morningside Road Edinburgh EH10 4BF Scotland For further information visit the website:www.awccs.org Founded: 1974 The American Women's Club of Scotland is a social club established to enable American women to meet other Americans living in the area. Its purpose is to promote intellectual, social and charitable contacts by and for Americans and their families living in Central Scotland.
The Edinburgh Expat American Meetup Group - Mens Group The Edinburgh Expat American Meetup Group is an informal gathering of Americans that meet once a month and on special occasions such as Thanksgiving. The group includes American expats, their non-US partners and non-US folk who have lived in the States and miss baseball and Fritos. For more information, visit american.meetup.com/210
STUDS (Spouse Trailing Under Duress Successfully) A group for men who are the 'trailing spouse' to their wives/partners. Currently an all American Group with branches in the UK and in Belgium Contact: Marc Leslie E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.studsoflondon.org.uk
Living and working in the UK can provide a fantastic opportunity to any individual expatriate and their family. The UK offers a diverse range of cultures and if you are planning to relocate for business, family or lifestyle reasons, The Expatriate’s Guide To Living In the UK will prove to be an invaluable resource.
Launched in 2003, and published annually, this handy glossy A5 publication is distributed to expatriates about to relocate, and have recently relocated to the UK. The Guide serves as a useful reference to help expatriates of all nationalities settle into life and work in the UK.
FOCUS is a non-profit organisation that supports international assignees and their families living and working in the UK. Established in 1982, FOCUS provides information and networking opportunities for its members enabling them to integrate rapidly into their new environment.
InterNations is the biggest global networking site for expats of various nationalities and their family members. At the moment, it unites more than 300,000 members in about 290 cities worldwide. On our platform, expatriates and their partners can connect with compatriots, ask for advice on everyday life in their host country, provide other members with useful tips, make new contacts and find information in our City Guides.
Democrats Abroad is the official Democratic Party organisation for the millions of Americans living outside the United States. We work to advance the principles of our Party by spreading the Democratic message to Americans abroad and encouraging them to vote for Democratic candidates back home.
Democrats Abroad has committees throughout Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and the Antipodes. These Country Committees keep Americans abroad informed of their rights and help them participate in the U.S. political process. A small support office is maintained in Washington, D.C.
Republicans Abroad UK (RAUK) is the United Kingdom Chapter of Republicans Abroad International (RAI).
RAUK is 100% volunteer, 100% membership driven, and 100% self-funded. Our events are designed to provide a venue for American Republicans living abroad to discuss politics and other issues that affect US citizens. In addition to social and political events, volunteers from our organisation work within the ex-pat community to provide voter registration information so that Americans who are eligible to vote have the opportunity to do so.