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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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By Maya Guice. What Does it Mean to be From Somewhere? In the States, some people say that you can’t be American because, “no one is actually from America.” And yet, I am American. Legend has it that a certain Christopher Guice made his way from Germany to the American South by boat, where he …

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Women & Leadership: The Path Ahead

by Molly Moylan Brown On October 12, 2016, The American Women’s Club of Berlin (AWC), in cooperation with the DRIVE Volkswagen Group Forum, hosted Women in Leadership: The Path Ahead to a full house on Berlin’s Unter den Linden. The keynote speech was delivered by Kimberly Marteau Emerson, Member of the Board, Human Rights Watch; …

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AWC Writing Workshop

We held a writing workshop with Annie Brandt of the Berlin Writing Group – below are two short but poignant essays from an exercise we did. Our hope is to start a writing group within the AWC where we can motivate and support each other to put pen to paper. Assignment: write up to 99 …

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