Join AAWE Today!

We are a bicultural community of primarily American women living in France. We also have members across Europe and around the world. Our dynamic and diverse community represents a range of ages, backgrounds and experiences.

Once you are a member we encourage you to get involved!

We are so happy you have joined AAWE! Once you obtain your member login info please click on the links below to learn how you can get involved with AAWE. We look forward to getting to know you!

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Click the +’s to Learn About All Our Member Benefits.

  • Quarterly AAWE News magazine with club news, photos from events, profiles of members, and all the details on happenings in the club.
  • Weekly emails with upcoming event announcements.
  • Guest speakers and resources on: filing US taxes, citizenship for children born in France, US voting, financial planning, applying for French nationality, bilingualism and biculturalism.
  • Members-only website with resources for living a bicultural life in France.
  • Divorce Support Groups, Bereavement support.
  • Professional skill-building workshops and guest speakers; plus volunteering opportunities on Global Issues and topics related to the United Nations through FAWCO.
  • Professional networking in in-person events and the private AAWE LinkedIn Group; plus international networking through FAWCO events and its Facebook Group.
  • American holiday celebrations for children: annual Halloween parties and visits with Santa
  • Education resources for parents and students: a bi-annual “What School is Right for My Child” Fair that highlights bilingual education options, and an annual University Fair
  • Academic awards for AAWE members and their children : and
  • In-house library of college prep workbooks and information on summer camps and programs in the US.
  • Youth programs through your FAWCO membership.
  • Cocktails, annual all-member parties and a holiday market.
  • Running teams: La Parisienne (in September) and Les Rochambelles (in Caen in June).
  • Book club, writing group, film club, cultural outings, bridge lessons.
  • Younger Wonders group (members under 50) with evening and weekend gatherings.
  • BBX Sisterhood group gathers “members in the middle” (born 1955-75 approx.).
  • Guest speakers or workshops on (for ex.) health, wine, gastronomy, culture, menopause, sexology…
  • Monthly Saturday morning Coffee Meetups and regular weekday Happy Hours.
  • Seniors group: lunches, caroling, social events, bridge games, workshops on using social media and the internet and a bi-annual Retire and Thrive Fair
  • Handicrafts groups: making American-style homemade crafts.
  • Volunteer opportunities with local charities, refugees…
  • Member discounts for American Library in Paris, Amis du Louvre, Carte Sésame and other local businesses.
  • Free FAWCO Membership, which allows you to open an account at SDFCU with a foreign address.

And, most importantly, lifelong friendships!