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We Do What We Love

By My-Linh Kunst. The following speech was read by outgoing AWC President, My-Linh Kunst, during AWC’s 2018 Annual General Meeting. The meeting was held at Berlin Festsaal Stadtmission on December 10, 2018. Approximately 70 members were in attendance.  Eleanor Roosevelt, our champion of human rights once said, “The future belongs to those who believe in the …

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6 Degrees: Changing the Way We Think About Newcomers

By Molly Moylan Brown The Institute for Canadian Citizenship, a national non-profit charity, held a thought-provoking conference, 6 Degrees Berlin, on November 12, 2018. The conference, attended by a number of AWC members*, took place at the Barenboim-Said Academy in the landmark Frank Gehry-designed concert hall. 6 Degrees Berlin brought together thinkers, doers, executives, artists, …

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that V word

by Molly Moylan Brown Thrust a female private part into the title of a theater piece and you’ve started a resistance. You incite perplexity and trepidation, an acute sense of taboo—resistance. It begins with language, the words we say and the words we avoid. Vagina. Why does that word assault us when we hear or …

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