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Day 5 of 16: When domestic violence hits close to home!

by Karen Castellon, AWC Berlin member One evening, while travelling on a business trip, I happened to be browsing the internet and saw in my local hometown news that a woman had been strangled to death by her husband during a dispute over their impending divorce.  The police, called by the couple’s only child, arrived to arrest the …

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International Women’s Day Lunch – Join Me on the Bridge!

To observe International Women’s Day – we will gather together for a convivial Potluck lunch to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, political advances of women toward gender parity in the world.  We’ll discuss some of the key challenges still facing women today, too.  The World Economic Forum forecasts that, at the current glacial rate of …

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What is the role of contemporary women?

On December 1st, 2015, we had the opportunity to join 100 other organizations around the world in a debate about the role of contemporary women. The BBC #100Women Debate posed questions around the themes of Leadership, Image, and Relationship. We had a wonderfully diverse group here in Berlin, from Ireland, Canada, Vietnam, India, Germany and …

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