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Upcoming events

    • 05/26/2022
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Zoom (link in confirmation email)

    Film Discussion: Parallel Mothers (Madres Paralelas)

    Parallel Mothers is a 2021 Spanish drama film written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar. The film stars Penélope Cruz and Milena Smit and features Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Israel Elejalde, Julieta Serrano and Rossy de Palma.

    An unorthodox story about women and motherhood.

    Available for streaming on Amazon prime, Vudu, YouTube, Apple, Google play. 

    Note: The film will be shown at Facets Multimedea on Saturday and Sunday May 14th and 15th for show times see Facets Multimedea website or contact Roya Mehrnoosh.

    Film Discussion Chairs: Roya Mehrnoosh and Robin Winter Odem

    • 05/30/2022

    The IWA office will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.

    We hope you have a safe and happy holiday weekend!

    • 06/01/2022
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Radisson Blu Aqua, 221 N. Columbus Dr, Chicago

    Join us for an in-person Morning Meet and Greet!

    Enjoy a morning of coffee and conversation with IWA members.

    Stop by for as little or as long as you'd like between 10:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. 

    All IWA members and potential new members are welcome!

    IWA Co-Directors for Membership: Barbara Calabrese and Ying Hirsh

    • 06/06/2022
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Sheridan Shore Yacht Club 20 Harbor Drive, Gillson Park, Wilmette

    North Shore: June Mexican Train Game



    Monday June 6, 2022 

    10:00 a.m. SHARP – 12:00 p.m:  Mexican Train Games, Snacks and Walks

    Sheridan Shore Yacht Club

    20 Harbor Drive

    Gillson Park, Wilmette


    Bring a  Snack to Share and your Own Beverage


    From Romayne Kazmer, our “conductor”:   Greetings, You are all welcome to join us at 10:00am SHARP to play this fun game. Mexican Train is a game played with dominoes. The object of the game is for a player to play all the tiles from her hand onto one or more chains, or trains, emanating from a central hub or station.


    Thank you to Paula Kiefer for providing the location space.


    Note: Sheridan Shores is located north of the Bahai Temple in Gillson Park. Free Parking is available on Middle Drive and Michigan Ave.


    RSVP online or to Carolyn LeBlanc-Blatt, cblatt@chicagobooth.edu, 312-550-3827.

    Volunteers for hosting our pot-lucks, dining suggestions, and walking location ideas are always appreciated.  Join us on Mondays for friendship and walking outdoors. IWA North Shore area events are open to all members.


    • 06/07/2022
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • TBD - IWA Office or Zoom

    Board of Directors Meeting

    (by invitation)

    • 06/07/2022
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • French Market, 131 N. Clinton (Located in the Metra Market close to Randolph Street. Meeting place directions included in confirmation email.)

    Program (in French and English): Dejeuner (Lunch) at the French Market on Clinton Street

    We will be welcoming summer by having lunch together at the French Market where the manager will be giving us a presentation in English on how this French Market came to life. Following this presentation we will have a chance to walk through the market and pick our own dish/es for lunch.

    RSVP: Please send your registration by May 31 (a week before the event ) so that we can reserve seats for everyone attending.

    • 06/09/2022
    • 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60604

    IWA Annual Meeting and Luncheon

    Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of the past year, present the Doe Thornburg Scholarships, say goodbye to outgoing Board Members and welcome the new!

    Continuing our annual tradition, we encourage you to arrive wearing your favorite hat!

    Thursday,  June 9, 2022

    10:30 a.m.  Arrival

    11:00 a.m.  Meeting

    Noon Luncheon

    Union League Club of Chicago

    65 W. Jackson Blvd.

    There is no fee to attend the meeting. The cost of the luncheon is $55.

    Cash bar and valet parking available.

    RSVP Required.

    • 06/13/2022
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Prairie Grass Cafe, 601 Skokie Blvd, Northbrook

    Save the Date!

    North Shore June Luncheon

    Monday, June 13, 2022

    12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

    Prairie Grass Cafe

    601 Skokie Blvd, Northbrook

    More details and registration to follow.

    • 06/17/2022
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Zoom (link provided in registration email)

    Book: Stranger in the Shogun's City

    Author: Amy Stanley

    Discussion Leader:  Yoko Kusama Mosher

    • 06/20/2022
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 702, Chicago

    This meeting is for all interested Bridge players, and includes members who play Basic Social Bridge as well as Intermediate/Advanced Bridge players. (Please be aware that you need a basic knowledge of Bridge in order to participate. This activity is not for those who have no knowledge of Bridge).

    • 06/23/2022
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Zoom (link included in confirmation email)

    Save the Date!

    Film Discussion

    Film and Details TBA!

    • 06/26/2022
    • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Party Room of an IWA Member (South Loop, Chicago)
    • 70

    IWA Summer Potluck Lunch

    Join IWA friends for an international potluck !

    Sunday,  June 26, 2022

    12:00 p.m.  -  4:00 p.m.

    Location: Party Room of an IWA Member (South Loop, Chicago)

    *Address and details about menu contributions, CTA transportation,

    and parking will be provided in your confirmation email.*

    All members are invited and asked to contribute to the potluck. Ethnic dishes are especially welcome! Click the link in your confirmation email to let the organizers know what kind of dish you will bring.

    This is a volunteer effort! Please consider helping out (an hour or less) at the party.  Volunteering is great way to support IWA and connect with more members! Choose the option to volunteer by filling out the form in your confirmation email after you register.

    Maximum 75.  Guests welcome!


    (No additions possible after that date as we need to give a list of attendees for building security.)

    • 06/28/2022
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Location TBA

    Save the Date!

    Asia-Pacific Culture

    Details and Registration TBA

    • 07/04/2022

    The IWA office will be closed in observance of Independence Day.

    We hope you have a safe and happy holiday weekend!

    • 07/13/2022
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • J Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park


    Insider Chicago

    Grant Park Music Festival Evening

    Wednesday, July 13, 2022

    5:30 p.m. Gathering and Social

    6:30 p.m. Concert

    J. Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park

    Details to follow!

    • 07/23/2022
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • TBA


    Insider Chicago

    The Loop Outdoor Sculpture Tour

    with guide Bill Herzog

    Saturday, July 23, 2022

    10:00 a.m.

    Details to follow!

    • 08/20/2022
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Museum Campus (Meet at CTA 146 bus stop, in front of The Field Museum)


    Insider Chicago

    Museum Campus Sculpture Tour

    with guide Bill Herzog

    Saturday, August 20, 2022

    10:00 a.m.

    (Meet at CTA 146 bus stop, in front of The Field Museum.)

    Details to follow!

    • 09/05/2022

    The IWA office will be closed in observance of Labor Day.

    We hope you have a safe and happy holiday weekend!

    • 09/29/2022
    • Fortnightly of Chicago

    Save the Date!

    IWA and Fortnightly Joint Program and Luncheon

    Topic: Lost in Translation


    Fortnightly: Mary Jane Kupsky  (also an IWA Member!) and Raheela Anwar

    IWA: Gay-Young Cho and Airr Ruangtap

    Details to follow.

    • 10/10/2022

    The IWA office will be closed in observance of Columbus/Indigenous Peoples' Day.

    We hope you have a safe and happy holiday weekend!

    • 10/12/2022
    • The University Club of Chicago

    Save the Date!

    Woman Extraordinaire Award Celebration (WEX)

    Wednesday, October 12, 2022

    The University Club of Chicago

    Details and Registration TBA!

    • 11/24/2022

    Happy Thanksgiving!

    The IWA office will be closed today.

Past events

05/24/2022 Asia-Pacific Culture: The Tea Caravan: An Eastern Journey
05/23/2022 Evening Meet & Greet
05/23/2022 International Poetry
05/20/2022 Literature Discussion: The Library Book by Susan Orlean
05/19/2022 Classical Modern Mies at The National Hellenic Museum
05/19/2022 Membership Committee Meeting
05/18/2022 IWA and International House Joint Program: Ozymandias, featuring speaker Soma Roy of the Nourishment Projects
05/17/2022 Urban and Rooftop Gardening with Paul Van Halteren, Honorary Consul of Belgium in Chicago
05/17/2022 Board of Directors Meeting, May 2022 (by invitation)
05/16/2022 Bridge
05/15/2022 IWA North Shore Spring Event – Comedy Matinee
05/14/2022 Eurovision Song Contest Watch Party with the European Chambers and Consulates in Chicago
05/13/2022 Insider Chicago: Docent-Guided Tour of Lurie Garden, Millennium Park
05/12/2022 New Member Welcome - Afternoon Coffee (By Invitation)
05/11/2022 English-Speaking World: Global Conflicts Signal Breakdown of Post-WWII Neo-Liberal Order
05/09/2022 North Shore: Mexican Train Game and Walk Mondays
05/04/2022 Morning Meet and Greet - Radisson Blu Aqua
05/03/2022 French Language: Humor is the Spice of Life
05/02/2022 North Shore: Mexican Train Game and Walk Mondays
04/30/2022 IWA Spring Walkathon
04/28/2022 Film Discussion: The Power of the Dog
04/26/2022 Asia-Pacific Culture: Malaysia
04/25/2022 Evening Meet & Greet
04/25/2022 International Poetry
04/22/2022 MacTutor Series VIII - Special Travel Series
04/19/2022 Board of Directors Meeting, April 2022 (by invitation)
04/18/2022 IWA and International House Joint Program: Islamic Gardens: The Sound of a Garden
04/15/2022 Literature Discussion: Oh William! by Elizabeth Stout
04/11/2022 North Shore Location: IWA Spring Walkathon Kick Off Walk
04/07/2022 English-Speaking World: Historic and present Scotland as seen through the poetry of Robert Burns
04/06/2022 Morning Meet and Greet - Radisson Blu Aqua
04/05/2022 French Language: The Life of an Active Francophile in Chicago
04/04/2022 North Shore: April European Breakfast
04/01/2022 INSIDER CHICAGO University of Chicago Smart Museum of Art Visit and Tour: This House is Mine, Artist: Bob Thompson
03/30/2022 Preservation Architecture: How to Protect and Preserve Our Magnificent Old Buildings
03/29/2022 Evening Meet & Greet
03/28/2022 International Poetry
03/25/2022 Insider Chicago: Tour of City of Chicago Pedway System
03/24/2022 Film Discussion: Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It
03/23/2022 IWA Exclusive: Seated Chair Yoga Sessions - Series II
03/23/2022 Asia-Pacific Culture: India: An Idea Across Centuries with speaker Soma Roy, The Nourishment Projects
03/18/2022 Literature Discussion: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
03/15/2022 International Women's Day Hybrid Celebration
03/15/2022 Board of Directors Meeting, March 2022 (by invitation)
03/08/2022 Happy International Women's Day!
03/07/2022 North Shore: March Luncheon at Convito Cafe
03/02/2022 Morning Meet and Greet - Radisson Blu Aqua
03/01/2022 French Language (in French): Discussion of the French film “The Intouchables”
02/28/2022 International Poetry
02/24/2022 Evening Meet and Greet (on Zoom)
02/24/2022 Film Discussion (in English): The Intouchables (French Drama)
02/23/2022 CANCELED - New Member Orientation (by invitation)
02/22/2022 Asia-Pacific Culture: Chinese Celebrations Special
02/21/2022 Presidents' Day - IWA Office Closed
02/18/2022 Literature Discussion: The Promise by Damon Galgut
02/16/2022 New! IWA Exclusive: Seated Chair Yoga Sessions
02/16/2022 Wrightwood 659 Gallery Tour: “Romanticism to Ruin Two Lost Works of Sullivan and Wright”
02/15/2022 Board of Directors Meeting, February 2022 (by invitation)
02/09/2022 English-Speaking World: Manias, Bubbles, Panics & Crashes
02/08/2022 Philanthropy Committee Meeting
02/07/2022 Development Committee Meeting
02/04/2022 Membership Sub-Committee Meeting
02/02/2022 Morning Meet and Greet - Zoom
02/01/2022 French Language (in French): What can I tell about my name/s?
01/28/2022 IWA Presents: MacTutor Series VII
01/27/2022 Fort Sheridan - More than just a fort
01/25/2022 Evening Meet and Greet (on Zoom)
01/25/2022 Asia-Pacific Culture: Japanese Celebration Throughout the Year
01/24/2022 International Poetry
01/21/2022 Literature Discussion: The Bohemians by Jasmin Darznik
01/20/2022 Film Discussion: Nomadland (2020 Drama)
01/19/2022 European Culture and French Language Joint Program (in English): Beautiful Curacao, Above and Below Sea Level
01/18/2022 Board of Directors Meeting, January 2022 (by invitation)
01/17/2022 Martin Luther King Jr. Day - IWA Office Closed
01/12/2022 POSTPONED English-Speaking World: Historic and Present Scotland
01/10/2022 CANCELED North Shore: A New Year Luncheon at Convito Cafe
01/06/2022 International Women's Day Celebration Committee Meeting
01/05/2022 Morning Meet and Greet - on Zoom
12/31/2021 IWA Office Closed
12/30/2021 IWA Office Closed
12/29/2021 International Women's Day Celebration Committee Meeting
12/29/2021 IWA Office Closed
12/28/2021 IWA Office Closed
12/27/2021 IWA Office Closed
12/24/2021 IWA Office Closed
12/23/2021 IWA Office Closed
12/22/2021 IWA Office Closed
12/21/2021 IWA Office Closed
12/20/2021 International Poetry
12/17/2021 Literature Discussion: Tuscan Child by Rhys Bowen
12/16/2021 Film Discussion: My Octopus Teacher (2020 Documentary)
12/14/2021 Board of Directors Meeting, December 2021 (by invitation)
12/13/2021 North Shore Outdoors: Holiday Potluck Lunch and Walk in Lake Bluff
12/10/2021 Adlai E Stevenson II: Democratic candidate for President, and Governor of Illinois - The Man from Libertyville, IL
12/09/2021 Power Hour with Young Professionals
12/08/2021 IWA Annual Holiday Party
12/07/2021 International Women's Day Committee Meeting
12/07/2021 French Language: Party des Fêtes (in French)
12/01/2021 Morning Meet and Greet - Radisson Blu Aqua
11/25/2021 Thanksgiving - IWA Office Closed
11/23/2021 POSTPONED - The Unseen Beauty of Afghanistan
11/22/2021 International Poetry
11/19/2021 Literature Discussion: Fresh Water for Flowers by Valerie Perrin
11/18/2021 Postponed - "A Creative Thanksgiving" Flower Arranging Program
11/17/2021 Film Discussion: Colette (2018 Drama)
11/16/2021 CLA Chairs Meeting
11/16/2021 Board of Directors Meeting, November 2021 (by invitation)
11/15/2021 Evening Meet and Greet - on Zoom
11/11/2021 Power Hour with Young Professionals
11/11/2021 International Dining: Noon-O-Kabab Persian Restaurant
11/10/2021 Sponsor, Patron, and Founder's Circle Appreciation Tea
11/08/2021 North Shore Outdoors: Walk, Talk and Potluck Lunch in Highland Park
11/03/2021 Morning Meet and Greet - Radisson Blu Aqua
11/02/2021 French Language, English-Speaking World and European Culture Present: French Film Music
11/01/2021 Development Committee Meeting
11/01/2021 North Shore Outdoors: Walk & Talk - Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park
10/28/2021 Evening Meet and Greet - Avli on the Park
10/27/2021 Joint Hybrid Program with International House - University of Chicago, Sands: creation through erosion with Speaker Soma Roy
10/26/2021 Asia-Pacific Culture and Film Discussion Join Program: "Mount Davis from Citadel to Campus"
10/25/2021 Philanthropy Committee Meeting
10/25/2021 International Poetry
10/24/2021 Hellenic Culture: Program Presented by Hellenic Link-Midwest, Sweet Greeks: First-Generation Immigrant Confectioners in the Heartland
10/20/2021 Tour of Chicago's Pilsen Neighborhood with Professional Artist and Guide
10/19/2021 Board of Directors Meeting, October 2021 (by invitation)
10/16/2021 Chicago Botanic Garden Walk (and Optional Lunch)
10/15/2021 Literature Discussion: Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
10/14/2021 Power Hour with Young Professionals
10/11/2021 Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples' Day - IWA Office Closed
10/09/2021 Tour of Graceland Cemetery and Arboretum with guide Bill Herzog
10/06/2021 Morning Meet and Greet - Starbucks at the John Hancock
10/05/2021 French Language (in French) - Un poème que j’aime / A favorite poem of mine.
10/04/2021 North Shore Outdoors: The Grove
09/30/2021 “Culture Shock/Culture Clash” Colorful Stories - A Joint Luncheon with the Fortnightly of Chicago
09/28/2021 Evening Meet and Greet
09/27/2021 International Poetry
09/25/2021 CANCELED - Streeterville Walk & Talk 9/25/21
09/23/2021 IWA Japan Celebration
09/21/2021 Board of Directors Meeting, September 2021 (by invitation)
09/18/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
09/17/2021 Literature Discussion: Need to Know by Karen Cleveland
09/15/2021 CLA Chairs Meeting
09/14/2021 Japan Celebration Committee Meeting
09/14/2021 New Member Morning Coffee (By Invitation)
09/13/2021 North Shore Outdoors: Walk, Talk and Potluck Lunch in Evanston
09/11/2021 CANCELED - Streeterville Walk & Talk
09/10/2021 Film Discussion: Minari
09/09/2021 Power Hour with Young Professionals
09/09/2021 Membership Committee Meeting
09/08/2021 Morning Meet and Greet - Starbucks at the John Hancock
09/07/2021 French Language (in French) - Fall Get-Together
09/06/2021 Labor Day - IWA Office Closed
09/04/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
08/31/2021 Evening Meet and Greet
08/30/2021 North Shore Outdoors: Walk & Talk at Techny Basin Conservation Area, Glenview
08/28/2021 CANCELED - Streeterville Walk & Talk
08/27/2021 North Shore Meet & Greet: That Little French Guy, Highland Park
08/25/2021 Japan Celebration Program: Umeko Tsuda's Contributions to Modern Japan
08/23/2021 CANCELED - CLA Chairs Meeting
08/21/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
08/20/2021 Literature Discussion: A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende
08/19/2021 IWA August Picnic
08/17/2021 Board of Directors Meeting, August 2021 (by invitation)
08/16/2021 North Shore Walk & Talk: Fort Sheridan Walk RAIN REDO
08/14/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
08/12/2021 Power Hour with Young Professionals
08/10/2021 Japan Festival Committee Meeting
08/09/2021 North Shore Outdoors: Walk, Talk and Potluck Lunch in Fort Sheridan
08/07/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
08/04/2021 IWA Japan Celebration Program: Virtual Film Viewing of Sumodo: The Successors of Samurai
08/04/2021 Morning Meet and Greet - Starbucks at the John Hancock
08/02/2021 North Shore Outdoors:Walk, Talk and Lunch in Libertyville
07/31/2021 IWA Japan Celebration Program: Virtual BON Fest from the Garden of the Phoenix, Jackson Park
07/31/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
07/30/2021 North Shore Meet & Greet: That Little French Guy, Highland Park
07/27/2021 Evening Meet and Greet
07/27/2021 Asia-Pacific Culture: Yearly Planning Meeting
07/24/2021 North Shore: Tour of Baha'i Temple in Wilmette
07/24/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
07/22/2021 Hellenic Culture: Tour of "Dancing in Real Life" at Wrightwood 659 Gallery
07/19/2021 North Shore Walk & Talk: All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines
07/17/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
07/16/2021 Literature Discussion: The Stationery Shop of Tehran by Marjan Kamali
07/14/2021 IWA Picnic in Lincoln Park
07/13/2021 Japan Festival Committee Meeting
07/12/2021 North Shore Outdoors: Walk, Talk and Potluck Lunch in Wilmette
07/10/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
07/08/2021 Power Hour with Young Professionals
07/07/2021 Morning Meet and Greet - Starbucks at the John Hancock
07/03/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
06/30/2021 Global Dialogue: Around World in Eighty Birds with Soma Roy
06/28/2021 Internationally Recognized Poets
06/26/2021 CANCELED - Streeterville Walk & Talk
06/25/2021 North Shore Meet and Greet: Sunset Woods Park
06/19/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
06/18/2021 Literature Discussion: Water by Bapsi Sidhwa
06/17/2021 Special North Shore Boutique Gallery Event (Glencoe)
06/16/2021 Global Dialogue: Traveling Through Nicaragua with Catherine de la Chaussee
06/15/2021 Outdoor Evening Meet and Greet
06/15/2021 Japan Gala Committee Meeting
06/14/2021 North Shore Outdoors: Glenview Walk & Talk
06/12/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
06/10/2021 CANCELED - Power Hour with Young Professionals
06/09/2021 Virtual Annual Meeting 2021
06/08/2021 Rescheduled to 6/15 - Japan Gala Committee Meeting
06/08/2021 Board of Directors Meeting, June 2021 (by invitation)
06/07/2021 North Shore Outdoors: Lake Forest Walk & Talk
06/05/2021 IWA Outdoor Picnic & Walk - Lincoln Park
06/03/2021 Film Discussion: I've Loved You So Long
06/02/2021 New Member Lunch at Cafe Istanbul
06/02/2021 Smart Museum Tour for IWA Members
06/01/2021 French Language (in French) - "A trip that touched us or marked us when we were younger"
05/31/2021 Memorial Day - IWA Office Closed
05/29/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
05/27/2021 North Shore Outdoor Thursdays: Glencoe Beach Walk & Talk
05/26/2021 New Member Orientation
05/25/2021 Asia-Pacific Culture: Learning from the Courtyard: Cross-Cultural Ideas for the Architecture of Dwelling
05/24/2021 Internationally Recognized Poets
05/22/2021 North Shore Chicago Botanic Garden Walk
05/22/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
05/21/2021 Literature Discussion: The Lying Life of Adults by Elena Ferrante
05/20/2021 Introduction to Neurographica with Ilona Hassan
05/20/2021 North Shore Outdoor Thursdays: Glencoe Beach Walk & Talk
05/18/2021 Evening Meet and Greet, May 18
05/18/2021 Board of Directors Meeting, May 2021 (by invitation)
05/15/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
05/14/2021 Bloomingdale/606 Trail Walk & Talk
05/13/2021 IWA Film Discussion Presents: An Early Virtual Screening of the Film PROFILE
05/13/2021 Power Hour with Young Professionals
05/13/2021 Membership Committee Meeting
05/13/2021 North Shore Outdoor Thursdays: Glencoe Beach Walk & Talk
05/12/2021 German Culture: The Armin Homann Foundation with Carina H. Santa Maria
05/11/2021 Japan Festival Committee Meeting
05/11/2021 Robberies, Holdouts and Shootouts - True Crimes in Lake County, Illinois
05/10/2021 North Shore Outdoors: Rosewood Beach Walk & Talk
05/08/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
05/07/2021 MacTutor Virtual Learning Series VI
05/06/2021 North Shore Outdoor Thursdays: Glencoe Beach Walk & Talk
05/06/2021 Film Discussion: Phantom Thread (2017)
05/05/2021 Morning Meet and Greet, May 5
05/04/2021 French Language (in French): Honoring Women Authors
05/03/2021 North Shore Outdoors - Highland Park Walk & Talk
05/01/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
04/29/2021 North Shore Outdoor Thursdays: Glencoe Beach Walk & Talk
04/29/2021 Rescheduled to May 11 - Robberies, Holdouts and Shootouts - True Crimes in Lake County, Illinois
04/28/2021 Joint IWA and Fortnightly Program: Lust, Love, and Loss in Renaissance Europe – Conversation with a Curator from the Smart Museum of Art
04/27/2021 Asia-Pacific Culture: One year since quarantine started, "Share Your Stories"
04/26/2021 North Shore Outdoors - Wilmette Town Walk & Talk
04/26/2021 Internationally Recognized Women Poets
04/24/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
04/22/2021 TimeLine Theatre Company Presents a Virtual Sneak-Peek of its New Home!
04/22/2021 North Shore Outdoor Thursdays: Glencoe Beach Walk & Talk
04/21/2021 Japanese Pre-Festival Program - Eating Wild Japan: Tracking the Culture of Foraged Foods with a Guide to Plants and Recipes
04/20/2021 Evening Meet and Greet, April 20
04/20/2021 Board of Directors Meeting, April 2021 (by invitation)
04/19/2021 North Shore Outdoors - Wilmette Walk & Talk
04/18/2021 Hellenic Culture: A Bicentennial Celebration of Greek Gastronomy Presented by the Consulate General of Greece in Chicago
04/17/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
04/16/2021 Literature Discussion: The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker
04/15/2021 North Shore Outdoor Thursdays: Glencoe Beach Walk & Talk
04/15/2021 IWA Global Dialogue in Partnership with IPCC: "Covid-19: a Global threat to the Nervous system – and what you can do to help!" presented by Dr. Igor Koralnik
04/14/2021 English-Speaking World: Designing Disney Theme Parks with guest speaker Christine Goosman
04/13/2021 Japan Festival Committee Meeting - APRIL MEETING CANCELED
04/12/2021 North Shore Outdoors Monday - Lake Forest Beach Walk & Talk
04/10/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
04/10/2021 Hellenic Culture: Virtual Tour of the Acropolis Museum Hosted by the Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce
04/08/2021 Power Hour with Young Professionals
04/08/2021 North Shore Outdoor Thursdays: Glencoe Beach Walk & Talk
04/08/2021 A Journey into the World of Paper
04/07/2021 Morning Meet and Greet, April 7
04/06/2021 French Language (in French): “La vie changée / The year that changed us all”
04/05/2021 North Shore Outdoors Monday: Lake Forest Walk & Talk
04/03/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
04/01/2021 North Shore Outdoor Thursdays: Glencoe Beach Walk & Talk
04/01/2021 Film Discussion and Spanish Language Joint Program: Discussion of the Film "The Sale of Paradise"
03/31/2021 TimeLine Theatre Company - Virtual Program for IWA Members
03/30/2021 Global Dialogue Program - Familial Philanthropy: Paying it forward internationally thru the generations
03/29/2021 North Shore Outdoors - Turnbull Woods, Glencoe Walk & Talk
03/27/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talks Resume!
03/25/2021 International Women's Day Celebration
03/24/2021 Bollywood Movie Discussion: 2 States
03/22/2021 North Shore Outdoors: Highland Park Walk & Talk
03/22/2021 Membership Committee Meeting
03/22/2021 Internationally Recognized Women Poets
03/20/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talks Resume! Happy Spring!
03/20/2021 International Francophonie Day with International Women's Association of Vilinus
03/19/2021 Literature Discussion: Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney
03/18/2021 Nordics Navigating New Norms & Numbers, Hosted by the Nordic Consulates of Chicago
03/17/2021 Travels with George: Seeing the Forest and the Trees
03/16/2021 Evening Meet and Greet, March 16
03/16/2021 Board of Directors Meeting, March 2021 (by invitation)
03/15/2021 IWA North Shore OUTDOORS: Flick Park Walk & Talk (Glenview)
03/15/2021 Spanish Language (in English): Semana Santa Traditions
03/10/2021 English-Speaking World: Vivien Twyford, Presenting from Australia
03/09/2021 Japan Festival Committee Meeting
03/09/2021 Asia-Pacific Culture and Film Discussion Joint Program: "My People, My Homeland" Discussion with Sophia Wong Boccio
03/08/2021 IWA North Shore OUTDOORS: Winnetka Walk & Talk
03/04/2021 IWA Film Discussion Presents: An Early Virtual Screening of the Film LAND
03/04/2021 NEW! Power Hour with Young Professionals
03/03/2021 Morning Meet and Greet, March 3
03/02/2021 French Language (in French): Une peinture qui me plait / A favorite painting of mine
02/26/2021 MacTutor Virtual Learning Series V
02/26/2021 Colors - A Dance of Light with Soma Roy (The Nourishment Projects)
02/24/2021 New Member Orientation
02/23/2021 Asia-Pacific Culture: Lunar New Year Reunion Dinner with Chef Tony Hu
02/22/2021 Poetry Program: Internationally Recognized Women Poets
02/19/2021 Literature Discussion: This is Happiness by Niall Williams
02/17/2021 European Culture: Finnish Design – The Story of a Country
02/16/2021 Evening Meet and Greet, February 16
02/16/2021 Board of Directors Meeting, February 2021 (by invitation)
02/15/2021 IWA Virtual Office Closed - Presidents' Day
02/13/2021 IWA "Galentine's Day" Celebration
02/11/2021 The Global Guide to Being Happy, From Danish Hygge to Japanese Ikigai
02/10/2021 English-Speaking World: "Ireland Today" with Sarah Keating, Vice Consul of Ireland in Chicago
02/04/2021 Film Discussion: The Florida Project (to be discussed)
02/03/2021 CLA All Chairs Meeting, Winter 2021
02/03/2021 Morning Meet and Greet, February 3
02/02/2021 French Language: Fun with Proverbs (in French)
01/27/2021 Global Dialogue: Beate Sirota Gordon's Legacy for Women's Rights in Japan
01/26/2021 Asia-Pacific Culture: Paint Peking Opera Face & Find Out Who You Painted!
01/25/2021 European Culture: Special Joint Program with IWA Vilnius, Lithuania, and IWA Chicago
01/21/2021 CANCELED - Global Dialogue: Introducing Contemporary Chinese Art from the Cultural Revolution to Present
01/19/2021 Evening Meet and Greet, January 19
01/19/2021 Asia-Pacific & European Culture Program - Wool: Yes Sir, Yes Sir, Three Bags Full
01/19/2021 Board of Directors Meeting, January 2021 (by invitation)
01/18/2021 Poetry Program: Internationally Recognized Women Poets
01/17/2021 IWA Hellenic Program in partnership with Hellenic Link-Midwest, presents “Remembering Sappho”
01/15/2021 Literature Discussion: The Lover by Marguerite Duras
01/14/2021 CANCELED Member Engagement: January Singles Supper
01/13/2021 IWA English-Speaking World and IPCC: Stephen Kinzer on "Poisoner in Chief"
01/12/2021 English-Speaking World: Historic and present Scotland as seen through the poetry of Robert Burns
01/07/2021 Film Discussion: Potiche (2010) French-Belgian Comedy
01/06/2021 Morning Meet and Greet, January 6
01/05/2021 French Language (in French): Discussion of the Film "I've Loved You So Long" (Il y a longtemps que je t'aime)
12/21/2020 NEW Poetry Program: Internationally Recognized Women Poets
12/18/2020 Literature Discussion: Where the Crawdad Sings by Delia Owens
12/17/2020 Member Engagement: Second Singles Supper
12/15/2020 Evening Meet & Greet
12/15/2020 Global Dialogue: Safeguarding Indigenous Heritage in the Anthropocene: Examples from northern Canada and Chile
12/14/2020 Program: "The Beauty of Beadwork" with Julia Atkins
12/10/2020 European Culture: CCC Art, Reima Victor Ratti, Artists of the Civilian Conservation Corps
12/09/2020 IWA Virtual Holiday Party
12/08/2020 Asia-Pacific, European and Turkish Culture Joint Program: Story of Tea
12/08/2020 Board of Directors Meeting, December 2020 (by invitation)
12/03/2020 Film Discussion: The Distinguished Citizen (2017 Argentine-Spanish Comedy/Drama)
12/02/2020 Morning Meet & Greet
12/01/2020 French Language: A Favorite Holiday Dish
11/29/2020 Canceled - Walk & Talk: Streeterville (November 29)
11/28/2020 Canceled - Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (November 28)
11/26/2020 Thanksgiving - IWA Office CLOSED
11/24/2020 Art Institute of Chicago Webinar Announcement - Portrait of a Goth
11/24/2020 Member Engagement Program: Jewelry and Journeys
11/23/2020 NEW Poetry Program: Internationally Recognized Women Poets
11/22/2020 Canceled - Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (November 22)
11/21/2020 Canceled - Walk & Talk: Streeterville (November 21)
11/20/2020 Literature Discussion: Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi
11/19/2020 Asia-Pacific, European, and Turkish Culture Joint Program
11/17/2020 Evening Meet & Greet
11/17/2020 French Language (in English): All That Jazz - Europe
11/16/2020 Canceled - North Shore Outdoors: Lake Forest Walk & Talk
11/16/2020 International Dining/Membership Virtual Zoom Lunch (Comfort Food)
11/15/2020 Canceled - Walk & Talk: Streeterville (November 15)
11/14/2020 Canceled - Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (November 14)
11/13/2020 Canceled - Walk & Talk: Bloomington/606 Trail
11/12/2020 IWA Singles' Supper
11/11/2020 Women's Voices Worldwide
11/11/2020 Morning Meet & Greet
11/10/2020 Board of Directors Meeting, November 2020 (by invitation only)
11/09/2020 New Member Orientation
11/09/2020 Chill & Chat (November 9)
11/09/2020 North Shore Outdoors: Bannockburn Village Park Walk & Talk
11/08/2020 Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (November 8)
11/07/2020 Walk & Talk: Streeterville (November 7)
11/06/2020 English-Speaking World and Turkish Culture Joint Program: U.S. Policy in the Middle East
11/05/2020 Film Discussion: Honeyland (2019) Documentary, Macedonia
11/02/2020 Membership Committee Meeting
11/02/2020 Chill & Chat (November 2)
11/02/2020 North Shore Outdoors: Flick Park Walk & Talk
11/01/2020 Walk & Talk: Streeterville (November 1)
10/31/2020 Walkathon Mileage Submission #4 (October 31)
10/31/2020 IWA Walkathon Halloween Celebration
10/31/2020 Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (October 31)
10/31/2020 IWA Protective Face Mask
10/30/2020 The MacTutor Virtual Learning Series IV
10/29/2020 BRAVE(ish) - A Memoir of a Recovering Perfectionist, by Expat and IWA Member Margaret Davis Ghielmetti
10/28/2020 Technology Tips for All Devices: How to Stay Safe Online
10/28/2020 Virtual Morning Meet & Greet (October 28)
10/26/2020 Chill & Chat (October 26)
10/26/2020 North Shore Meet & Greet Outdoors: Harms Woods-North Walk & Talk
10/25/2020 Walkathon Mileage Submission #3 (October 25)
10/24/2020 Walk & Talk: Streeterville (October 24)
10/21/2020 Asia-Pacific, European and Turkish Culture Joint Program: The Silk Roads Part III
10/20/2020 Virtual Evening Meet & Greet (October 20)
10/20/2020 Board of Directors Meeting, October 2020 (by invitation only)
10/19/2020 Chill & Chat (October 19)
10/19/2020 North Shore Meet & Greet OUTDOORS: Glencoe Beach Walk and Talk
10/18/2020 Walkathon Mileage Submission #2 (October 18)
10/18/2020 Walk & Talk: Streeterville (October 18)
10/17/2020 Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (October 17)
10/16/2020 Literature Discussion: The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston
10/15/2020 Walking Tour of Rosehill Cemetery
10/14/2020 Wednesday Walk & Talk: River Walk - Lake Shore/ DuSable Harbor
10/14/2020 Virtual Morning Meet & Greet (October 14)
10/12/2020 Chill & Chat (October 12)
10/12/2020 North Shore Meet and Greet OUTDOORS: Fall Pumpkinfest at Didier Farms
10/12/2020 Columbus/Indigenous Peoples' Day (IWA Remote Office Closed)
10/11/2020 Walkathon Mileage Submission #1 (October 11)
10/11/2020 Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (October 11)
10/10/2020 Walk & Talk: Streeterville (October 10)
10/09/2020 The MacTutor Virtual Learning Series III
10/08/2020 Film Discussion: "Pain and Glory" (Informal Discussion)
10/07/2020 CLA All Chairs Meeting, Fall 2020
10/06/2020 Virtual Evening Meet & Greet (October 6)
10/06/2020 French Language (in French): Quel est un de vos héros?/Who is one of your heroes?
10/05/2020 Chill & Chat (October 5)
10/05/2020 North Shore Meet & Greet Outdoors: Sunrise Beach Lake Bluff Walk
10/04/2020 Walk & Talk: Streeterville (October 4)
10/03/2020 Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (October 3)
10/03/2020 Chicago Botanic Garden Outing (Glencoe, IL)
10/01/2020 IWA Walkathon Fundraiser
09/30/2020 Founder's Circle Appreciation Evening Cocktail Reception
09/30/2020 Wednesday Walk & Talk: River Walk - Lake Shore/ DuSable Harbor
09/30/2020 New Member Orientation
09/29/2020 Global Dialogue: Child Health in the US: Bridging the Gap
09/28/2020 Patron Appreciation Tea
09/28/2020 Chill & Chat (September 28)
09/28/2020 North Shore Meet & Greet Outdoors: Skokie Lagoons Chat and/or Walk
09/27/2020 Walk & Talk and Picnic at Lincoln Park
09/26/2020 Walk & Talk: Streeterville (September 26)
09/25/2020 IWA Walk & Talk Bloomington/606 Trail
09/24/2020 Sponsor Appreciation Tea
09/23/2020 Global Dialogue: Women of Ancient Egypt with Brian Smith
09/22/2020 Virtual Evening Meet & Greet (September 22)
09/22/2020 Asia-Pacific Culture and Film Discussion Joint Program: Discussion of "American Factory" (2019 Documentary)
09/21/2020 North Shore Meet and Greet Outdoors: Long Field Park Chat and/or Walk
09/21/2020 Member Engagement Program: "Chill & Chat" (September 21)
09/20/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Streeterville (September 20)
09/19/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (September 19)
09/18/2020 Literature Discussion: The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson
09/17/2020 International Dining/Membership Virtual Zoom Dinner
09/16/2020 Asia-Pacific, European, and Turkish Culture Joint Program: Silk Roads Part II
09/16/2020 Virtual Morning Meet & Greet (September 16)
09/15/2020 Board of Directors Meeting, September 2020 (by invitation only)
09/14/2020 North Shore Meet & Greet (September 2020)
09/14/2020 Member Engagement Program: "Chill & Chat" (September 14)
09/13/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (September 13)
09/12/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Streeterville (September 12)
09/10/2020 IWA Outdoor Picnic!
09/08/2020 Modern Professional: Is Your Financial House in Order?
09/07/2020 Labor Day - IWA Remote Office Closed
09/06/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Streeterville (September 6)
09/05/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (September 5)
09/02/2020 Virtual Morning Meet & Greet (September 2)
09/01/2020 French Language: Un film qui m’a plu. / A favorite movie of mine
08/31/2020 CANCELED Member Engagement Program: "Chill & Chat" (August 31)
08/30/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (August 30)
08/29/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Streeterville (August 29)
08/28/2020 North Shore Meet and Greet (August 2020)
08/27/2020 IWA Thursday Morning Golf (August 27)
08/26/2020 Member Engagement Program: River of Life
08/25/2020 Virtual Evening Meet & Greet (August 25)
08/25/2020 Asia-Pacific Culture: August Celebration and Concert
08/23/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Streeterville (August 23)
08/22/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (August 22)
08/21/2020 Literature Discussion: Apartment in Athens by Glenway Wescott
08/20/2020 IWA Thursday Morning Golf (August 20)
08/19/2020 Virtual Morning Meet & Greet (August 19)
08/18/2020 Virtual Board of Directors Meeting, August 2020 (by invitation only)
08/17/2020 Member Engagement Program: "Chill & Chat" (August 17)
08/16/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (August 16)
08/15/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Streeterville (August 15)
08/13/2020 IWA Thursday Morning Golf (August 13)
08/11/2020 Modern Professional: Lost in Translation: 3 Secrets to Successfully Communicate in Times of Chaos and Uncertainty
08/09/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Streeterville (August 9)
08/08/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (August 8)
08/06/2020 International Dining/Membership Virtual Zoom Dinner (Bring Your Own Dinner!)
08/05/2020 Virtual Morning Meet & Greet (August 5)
08/03/2020 Member Engagement Program: "Chill & Chat"
08/02/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (August 2)
08/01/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Streeterville (August 1)
07/31/2020 Living Room Conversations: The Search for Purpose
07/28/2020 Virtual Evening Meet & Greet (July 28)
07/28/2020 Asia-Pacific Culture Program: From Majority to Minority - the Journey Every Asian Immigrant has in the United States
07/26/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Streeterville (July 26)
07/25/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (July 25)
07/24/2020 Member Engagement Program: Discussion of the Bollywood Film 3 Idiots
07/22/2020 Virtual Morning Meet & Greet (July 22)
07/21/2020 Living Room Conversations: Peacebuilding in the United States
07/20/2020 Performing Arts: Virtual Discussion of Amadeus by Peter Shaffer
07/19/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (July 19)
07/18/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Streeterville (July 18)
07/17/2020 Literature Discussion: News of the World by Paulette Jiles
07/16/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Fulton Market District (July 16)
07/14/2020 Virtual Evening Meet & Greet (July 14)
07/14/2020 Living Room Conversations: America We Want to Be: Founding Aspirations
07/14/2020 Virtual Board of Directors Meeting, July 2020 (by invitation only)
07/12/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Streeterville (July 12)
07/11/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (July 11)
07/10/2020 Membership/International Dining Zoom Lunch (Bring Your Own Lunch!)
07/09/2020 CANCELED: IWA Walk & Talk: Fulton Market District (July 9)
07/08/2020 Virtual Morning Meet & Greet (July 8)
07/07/2020 French Language (in FRENCH): Un livre qui m’a plu / A favorite book of mine
06/30/2020 CANCELED: Virtual Evening Meet and Greet (June 30)
06/30/2020 POSTPONED Global Dialogue: Traveling Through Nicaragua with Catherine de la Chaussee - Revisited
06/28/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Streeterville (June 28)
06/27/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (June 27)
06/25/2020 Virtual Pop-Up Program: Is Your Life in Balance?
06/24/2020 Virtual Morning Meet and Greet (June 24)
06/22/2020 Asia Pacific and European Culture Joint Program: Travel Around China with IWA Member Catherine de la Chaussee
06/19/2020 The MacTutor Virtual Learning Series, Session II
06/19/2020 Virtual Literature Discussion: Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie
06/17/2020 Virtual Asia-Pacific and European Culture Program: The Silk Roads
06/16/2020 Virtual Evening Meet and Greet (June 16)
06/12/2020 Virtual Film Discussion: Baran
06/11/2020 Virtual "Pop Up" Program: A Light Meditation with Sheree Franklin
06/10/2020 Virtual Morning Meet and Greet (June 10)
06/09/2020 Virtual Board of Directors Meeting, June 2020 (by invitation only)
06/08/2020 European Culture Program: Virtual Tour of Bali
06/04/2020 Virtual Membership Committee Meeting
06/04/2020 Virtual Global Dialogue Program: Traveling Through Nicaragua with Catherine de la Chaussee
06/02/2020 Virtual Evening Meet and Greet (June 2)
06/02/2020 Virtual French Language Program (in French): Our Creative Sparks!
05/28/2020 Virtual Spanish Language Program (in ENGLISH): A Virtual Walk Through Spain
05/27/2020 Virtual Morning Meet and Greet (May 27)
05/26/2020 IWA's Virtual Cocktail Party & Kickoff to the Online Fundraising Silent Auction
05/25/2020 Memorial Day - IWA Office CLOSED
05/22/2020 Virtual Literature Discussion: "Flights" by Olga Tokarczuk
05/20/2020 Virtual International Dining Program: Sourdough Bread Making - Quick & Effortless
05/19/2020 Virtual Evening Meet and Greet (May 19)
05/13/2020 Virtual Morning Meet and Greet (May 13)
05/12/2020 Virtual Program: Modern Professional and English-Speaking World
05/08/2020 The MacTutor Virtual Learning Series
05/06/2020 Virtual Film Discussion: Shoplifters (Discussion)
05/05/2020 Virtual Evening Meet and Greet (May 5)
05/05/2020 Virtual French Language Program: Vive le Printemps! A Spring Get-Together
05/01/2020 Virtual Pop Up Program: Covid Lockdown: What's The Opportunity?
04/29/2020 Virtual Morning Meet and Greet
04/28/2020 Virtual Asia-Pacific Culture Program: From a Small Town to a World-Class City
04/23/2020 Virtual Film Discussion: IWA Movie Chat
04/22/2020 Virtual New Member Morning Coffee (by invitation)
04/21/2020 Virtual Board of Directors Meeting, April 2020 (by invitation only)
04/20/2020 Virtual Evening Meet and Greet - Monday, April 20, 2020
04/14/2020 Zoom Meet and Greet - Tuesday, April 14, 2020
04/06/2020 April 2020 Virtual North Shore "Meet & Greet"
04/02/2020 April 2020 Virtual Evening "Meet & Greet"
04/01/2020 April 2020 Virtual Morning "Meet & Greet"
03/12/2020 WEX Committee Meeting, March 2020
03/12/2020 Hellenic Culture: The Ethnic Identity of Second and Third+ Generation Greek Americans Today
03/11/2020 Mah Jongg, March 2020
03/10/2020 Modern Professionals: How Photographic Narratives Can Influence Social Change
03/10/2020 Gala Committee Meeting, March 2020
03/10/2020 Admin/Staff Meeting
03/09/2020 North Shore Meet and Greet, March 2020
03/09/2020 Basic Social Bridge, March 2020 Session #2
03/06/2020 AV Discussion Meeting (Gala)
03/06/2020 Website Discussion Meeting
03/05/2020 2020 International Women's Day Celebration
03/04/2020 Philanthropy Committee Meeting
03/04/2020 March 2020 Chicago Meet & Greet
03/03/2020 Scholarship Committee Meeting
03/03/2020 French Language: Discussion of the French film "Gemma Bovery" (in French)
03/02/2020 Nominating Committee Meeting
03/02/2020 Basic Social Bridge, March 2020 Session #1
03/02/2020 Performing Arts: Top Girls (Caryl Churchill)
02/28/2020 International Dining: Lunch Buffet at The Indian Garden Restaurant
02/27/2020 German Language (in GERMAN): Herz im Exil
02/26/2020 February 2020 Monthly Mailing
02/25/2020 CANCELED Arabic Culture: A Tale of a Hidden Beauty
02/24/2020 Turkish & European Culture Joint Program: Revival of the Ancient Silk Road: Turkey's Middle Corridor Initiative
02/21/2020 Membership Committee Meeting
02/21/2020 Literature Discussion: The End of Loneliness (Benedict Wells)
02/20/2020 Insider Chicago: Contemporary Dance Class at Visceral Dance Studio
02/20/2020 Advanced/Intermediate Bridge, February 2020
02/19/2020 Spanish Language (in ENGLISH): Honduras Su Riqueza y Crisis/Honduras, Its Wealth and Crisis
02/19/2020 Mah Jongg, February 2020
02/18/2020 February 2020 Evening Meet & Greet
02/18/2020 February 2020 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
02/17/2020 Presidents' Day - IWA Office CLOSED
02/14/2020 Swift School Book Distribution, February 2020
02/13/2020 CANCELED - Hellenic Culture: The Ethnic Identity of Second and Third+ Generation Greek Americans Today
02/12/2020 English-Speaking World: The African Union
02/11/2020 Modern Professionals: Communication/Generation Gap
02/11/2020 Gala Committee Meeting, February 2020
02/10/2020 CANCELED - Basic Social Bridge, February 2020 Session #2
02/10/2020 North Shore Meet and Greet, February 2020
02/08/2020 Global Dialogue: Free Musical Performance by The Newberry Consort and Pifaro in partnership with International House, University of Chicago
02/07/2020 CLA All Chairs Meetings
02/06/2020 February SPOTLIGHT Film Discussion: The Mid-Wife (Martin Provost)
02/05/2020 Pre-Gala Program: Film Viewing of “A Tale of Samurai Cooking – A True Love Story"
02/05/2020 February 2020 Chicago Meet & Greet
02/04/2020 Asian-Pacific Culture and French Language Joint Program: A Trip To Fiji
02/03/2020 Basic Social Bridge, February 2020 Session #1
02/03/2020 Performing Arts: Roe (Lisa Loomer)
01/30/2020 January 2020 New Member Morning Coffee (by Invitation)
01/29/2020 January 2020 Monthly Mailing
01/28/2020 Asian-Pacific Culture: Asian-Inspired Superfood Breakfast and Healthy Lifestyle
01/27/2020 European Culture: Myanmar Revisited by Catherine de la Chaussee from France
01/24/2020 Pre-Gala Program: A Visit to the Japan Information Center
01/23/2020 German Language (in ENGLISH): Living in East Ukraine
01/22/2020 January 2020 New Member Orientation
01/21/2020 NEW! January 2020 EVENING Meet & Greet
01/21/2020 January 2020 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
01/17/2020 Literature Discussion: A Woman of No Importance (Sonia Purnell)
01/16/2020 Advanced/Intermediate Bridge, January 2020
01/15/2020 Mah Jongg, January 2020
01/14/2020 Modern Professionals: The Perfect Hue at Blowtique Salon
01/14/2020 Gala Committee Meeting, January 2020
01/14/2020 French Language: La Galette des Rois (in FRENCH)
01/13/2020 Beginner Bridge, January 2020
01/13/2020 North Shore Meet and Greet, January 2020
01/10/2020 Turkish Culture: Turkish "Henna Night"
01/09/2020 Film Discussion: Cold War (Film Viewing)
01/08/2020 English-Speaking World and European Culture: How the Spice Trade Changed the World
12/23/2019 Holidays - IWA OFFICE CLOSED
12/20/2019 Literature Discussion: The Cook (Maylis de Kerangal)
12/19/2019 December 2019 Monthly Mailing
12/19/2019 Advanced/Intermediate Bridge, December 2019
12/18/2019 Try Out A New Interest Area - Mah Jongg! (December 2019)
12/17/2019 Global Dialogue: A Moroccan Experience
12/16/2019 Spanish Language (in ENGLISH): Holiday Concert and Luncheon
12/14/2019 European Culture: "Holiday Performance: Christmas Comes But Once a Year"
12/12/2019 Nominations Committee Meeting (by invitation)
12/11/2019 Insider Chicago: Jewelry Making Workshop at Beadniks
12/10/2019 Modern Professionals: A Woman of Research - "Globalization is Older than You Think"
12/10/2019 Gala Committee Meeting, December 2019
12/10/2019 December 2019 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
12/09/2019 Beginner Bridge, December 2019
12/09/2019 December 2019 North Shore Meet and Greet
12/05/2019 Film Discussion: Never Look Away (Discussion)
12/04/2019 IWA Holiday Party 2019
12/04/2019 December 2019 Chicago Meet & Greet
12/03/2019 French Language: Party des Fêtes (in French)
12/02/2019 Hellenic Culture and Performing Arts Joint Program: Oedipus Rex DISCUSSION
11/28/2019 Thanksgiving 2019 - OFFICE CLOSED
11/27/2019 November 2019 Monthly Mailing
11/25/2019 CANCELED - Global Dialogue: Senegal Explored
11/22/2019 International Dining: The Gundis Kurdish Kitchen
11/21/2019 Advanced/Intermediate Bridge, November 2019
11/20/2019 November 2019 New Member Orientation
11/20/2019 Try Out A New Interest Area - Mah Jongg! (November 2019)
11/19/2019 Turkish Culture: "Equus - Story of the Horse" Film Viewing
11/19/2019 November 2019 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
11/18/2019 Young Professional Brainstorming Meeting
11/18/2019 IWA Renewal Mailing - Volunteer Opportunity
11/17/2019 Hellenic Culture: Oedipus Rex at The Court Theatre
11/15/2019 Literature Discussion: The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
11/14/2019 IWA Founder's Circle and Patron Appreciation Tea
11/13/2019 IWA Sponsor Appreciation Tea, Fall 2019
11/13/2019 English-Speaking World: The Writing Process with Heather Refetoff
11/12/2019 Modern Professionals: Inside Look at the Shedd Aquarium
11/12/2019 Gala Committee Meeting, November 2019
11/11/2019 Beginner Bridge, November 2019
11/11/2019 November 2019 North Shore Meet and Greet
11/08/2019 RAFFLE TICKETS - 2019 IWA Woman Extraordinaire Award Celebration Honoring Amy Maglio
11/08/2019 2019 IWA Woman Extraordinaire Award Celebration Honoring Amy Maglio
11/06/2019 Asian Culture and Film Discussion Joint Program: Ramen Shop (Film Viewing)
11/06/2019 November 2019 Chicago Meet & Greet
11/05/2019 European Culture and French Language Joint Program: The French Clarinet in Chicago
11/04/2019 Performing Arts: Bernhardt/Hamlet (Therese Rebeck)
10/30/2019 October 2019 Monthly Mailing
10/29/2019 IWA All Member Evening Social
10/29/2019 English-Speaking World: Idioms and Other Oddities of the English Language
10/26/2019 October Spotlight Program: European Culture
10/25/2019 October 2019 Insider Chicago: National Museum of Mexican Art Guided Tour of Day of the Dead Exhibit
10/25/2019 International Dining: Lunch at Taqueria Los Comales Mexican Restaurant
10/22/2019 Asian Culture Program/Pre-Gala Event: Japanese Tea Ceremony Tasting and Origami
10/21/2019 IWA Dinner: Spaghetti and Meatballs at Pinstripes Bistro
10/21/2019 Global Dialogue: Health Care for All - Strengths and Weaknesses
10/18/2019 Spanish Language: An Evening of Spanish Art
10/18/2019 Literature Discussion: Lovers at the Chameleon Club by Francine Prose
10/17/2019 Advanced/Intermediate Bridge, October 2019
10/16/2019 Try Out A New Interest Area - Mah Jongg! (October 2019)
10/15/2019 October 2019 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
10/14/2019 Beginner Bridge, October 2019
10/14/2019 October 2019 North Shore Meet and Greet
10/10/2019 Asian Culture Pop Up Program: "The Attorney" at AMC River East
10/10/2019 Hellenic Culture: Believing in Spiritual and Non-Spiritual Signs
10/08/2019 Modern Professionals: A Critical Evaluation of the Idea of Neighborhood
10/08/2019 Gala Committee Meeting, October 2019
10/07/2019 Global Dialogue: Global Health Defined
10/07/2019 Performing Arts: Howard's End (Douglas Post, based on the novel by E.M. Forster)
10/04/2019 Knit and Chat, October 2019
10/03/2019 Film Discussion: Bashu, the Little Stranger (Film Viewing)
10/03/2019 CLA Meeting (by invitation)
10/02/2019 October 2019 Chicago Meet & Greet
10/01/2019 French Language (in French): Our Ancestors Have Helped Make Us Who We Are
09/28/2019 Global Dialogue: Hyde Park Jazz Fest Concert
09/27/2019 International Dining: Cafe Istanbul Mediterranean Grill (Turkish/Mediterranean)
09/26/2019 German Language (in German): Nambia. Ein afrikanisches Land mit deutschen Sitten.
09/25/2019 Asian Culture: Travel with French Lady to Myanmar
09/25/2019 September 2019 Monthly Mailing
09/23/2019 Turkish Culture: World Famous Turkish Coffee and Kazandibi Dessert
09/21/2019 IWA Pop-Up Program: Mapping the Rise and Fall of Civilizations in Art
09/20/2019 Literature Discussion: Quartet in Autumn by Barbara Pym
09/19/2019 Advanced/Intermediate Bridge, September 2019
09/18/2019 September 2019 New Member Orientation
09/18/2019 English-Speaking World: Tariffs and Trade - Global Trade Tensions
09/17/2019 September 2019 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
09/16/2019 IWA Celebrates Margaret MacDougall's 100th Birthday!
09/14/2019 September 2019 Insider Chicago: Walking Tour of Graceland Cemetery
09/12/2019 Film Discussion: The Cakemaker (Film Viewing)
09/12/2019 Hellenic Culture: Greece—A Moment of Excellence
09/11/2019 September 2019 New Member Morning Coffee
09/10/2019 Modern Professional: Behind-the-Scene of Intuit, Intuitive and Outsider Art
09/10/2019 Gala Committee Meeting, September 2019
09/09/2019 Beginner Bridge, September 2019
09/09/2019 September 2019 North Shore Meet and Greet
09/06/2019 French Language (in French): Fall Get-Together
09/04/2019 September 2019 Chicago Meet & Greet
09/03/2019 IWA Name Badge Sale, FALL 2019
09/02/2019 Labor Day (Office Closed)
08/29/2019 August 29th Spotlight: Turkish Culture and Modern Professional Joint Program
08/28/2019 Summer International Potluck Dinner
08/27/2019 August 2019 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
08/27/2019 Asian Culture and International Dining Joint Program: Annual Celebration Luncheon
08/21/2019 August 2019 Membership Committee Meeting
08/16/2019 Literature Discussion: Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
08/15/2019 Advanced/Intermediate Bridge, August 2019
08/13/2019 Gala Committee Meeting, August 2019
08/12/2019 August 2019 North Shore Meet & Greet - Summer Italian Dinner
08/10/2019 August 10, 2019 Insider Chicago and Modern Professional Joint Program
08/07/2019 August 2019 Chicago Meet & Greet
08/05/2019 Performing Arts: True West (Sam Shepard)
07/31/2019 Pop-Up Invitation to a FREE Movie Screening of "The Kitchen" and Reception
07/28/2019 North Shore Meet and Greet & European Culture Joint Program: July Concert at Ravinia
07/26/2019 International Dining: Red Apple Buffet (Polish)
07/23/2019 Asian Culture: Hong Kong Milk Tea Magical Adventure
07/20/2019 Literature Discussion Summer Potluck: “Last Bus to Wisdom” by Ivan Doig
07/18/2019 Advanced/Intermediate Bridge, July 2019
07/09/2019 Modern Professional: Tuesdays on the Terrace at the Museum of Contemporary Art
07/08/2019 Beginner Bridge, July 2019
07/08/2019 July 2019 North Shore Meet & Greet
06/28/2019 International Dining: Bourbon Cafe (Serbian)
06/28/2019 Insider Chicago: Tour of Old Town School of Folk Music
06/27/2019 German Language (in German): Gerhard Richter, German Visual Artist
06/26/2019 June 2019 Monthly Mailing
06/25/2019 Asian Culture: Annual Planning Coffee and Tea
06/24/2019 European Culture: Handling Change Mindfully, with Yasemin Tunc
06/21/2019 Literature Discussion: Song of a Captive Bird by Jasmin Darznik
06/20/2019 Bridge, June 2019
06/17/2019 IWA Friendship Dinner
06/14/2019 Culture in a Suitcase Volunteer Opportunity!
06/11/2019 2019 IWA Annual Meeting and Luncheon
06/10/2019 Beginner Bridge, June 2019
06/10/2019 June 2019 North Shore Meet & Greet
06/07/2019 Knit and Chat, June 2019
06/06/2019 Film Discussion: The Song of Sparrows
06/05/2019 June 2019 Chicago Meet & Greet
06/04/2019 French Culture (in FRENCH): End of the year “piquenique”
06/04/2019 June 2019 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
06/03/2019 Performing Arts: Bloomsday (Steven Dietz)
05/29/2019 May 2019 All Member Evening Social
05/29/2019 May Spotlight: Turkish and Asian Culture Joint Program
05/29/2019 May 2019 Monthly Mailing
05/24/2019 International Dining: Sayat Nova (Armenian)
05/23/2019 German Language (in German): Stimmen des 20. Jahrhunderts. Ueberleben im Nachkrieg Tonaufnahmen von 1946 bis Juni 1948. Mit folgender Diskussion
05/22/2019 May 2019 New Member Orientation
05/21/2019 May 2019 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
05/20/2019 Spanish Language (In English): Guatemala Presentation by Catherine de la Chaussee
05/17/2019 Literature Discussion: Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
05/16/2019 Bridge, May 2019
05/15/2019 ESW and European Culture Joint Program: BREXIT and Beyond
05/14/2019 Global Dialogue: Reading Between the Lines
05/13/2019 May 2019 North Shore Meet & Greet
05/13/2019 Beginner Bridge, May 2019
05/09/2019 Insider Chicago/Hellenic Culture: Chimpanzee Innovation and Social Learning at Lincoln Park Zoo
05/07/2019 French Culture: Book Discussion, "Chanson Douce" by Leïla Slimani
05/06/2019 Performing Arts: Hannah and Martin (Kate Fodor)
05/04/2019 Asian Culture MAY SPOTLIGHT Program: “A Grand Night for Chinese Singing and Dancing”
05/03/2019 Knit and Chat, May 2019
05/02/2019 Film Discussion: Things to Come (L'Avenir)
05/01/2019 May 2019 Chicago Meet & Greet
04/26/2019 International Dining: Noon-O-Kabab (Persian)
04/25/2019 April 2019 Membership Committee Meeting
04/25/2019 German Language: Rundgang und Gespraech in und ueber die German International School Chicago
04/24/2019 April 2019 Monthly Mailing
04/23/2019 Asian Culture: Mah Jong - Unraveling the Mystery of the Tiles
04/19/2019 CANCELED - Literature Discussion: Pachinko (Min Jin Lee)
04/18/2019 Bridge, April 2019
04/16/2019 April 2019 Philanthropy Committee Meeting
04/16/2019 April 2019 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
04/12/2019 TICKETS AND SPONSORSHIPS FOR THE 2019 IWA Fundraising Gala ~ Brasil, Ritmos e Cores ~
04/08/2019 April 2019 North Shore Meet & Greet
04/05/2019 April 2019 New Member Morning Coffee (by invitation)
04/04/2019 Film Discussion: The Rider
04/03/2019 April 2019 Chicago Meet & Greet
04/02/2019 European Culture, ESW, and French Language Joint Program: Dance Around The World
04/01/2019 Performing Arts: Sweat (Lynn Nottage)
03/29/2019 Turkish Culture: I FLOW LIKE WATER
03/28/2019 German Language (in English): China, A Challenge In Our Global World
03/27/2019 RESCHEDULED - March 2019 New Member Orientation
03/27/2019 March 2019 Monthly Mailing
03/26/2019 Asian Culture: "Show Me Your Love" Film Screening/Chicago Premiere
03/22/2019 International Dining: Vietnamese (Le Colonial)
03/21/2019 March 2019 Insider Chicago: Visceral Dance Chicago
03/21/2019 Bridge, March 2019
03/20/2019 Global Dialogue: A Gorilla Trek to Rwanda
03/19/2019 March 2019 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
03/18/2019 Film Discussion + Spanish Language Joint Program: Even the Rain (Film Viewing, in English)
03/15/2019 Hellenic Culture: The Invisible Gods on the Parthenon Frieze
03/15/2019 Literature Discussion: The Association of Small Bombs (Karan Mahajan)
03/14/2019 Samba Lesson II - March 14, 6 p.m. Session
03/13/2019 English-Speaking World: The US Government Accountability Office
03/12/2019 Modern Professional: Social Media 101: An Interactive Evening
03/11/2019 Beginner Bridge, March 2019
03/11/2019 March 2019 North Shore Meet & Greet
03/08/2019 March 8, 2019 - International Women's Day Celebration!
03/06/2019 March 2019 Chicago Meet & Greet
03/05/2019 French Language: Potluck (in French)
03/04/2019 Samba Lesson I - March 4, 3 p.m. Session
03/04/2019 Performing Arts: The Father (Florian Zeller)
03/01/2019 Knit and Chat, March 2019
02/28/2019 German Language (in GERMAN): Kein Liebesbrief von Peter Ruehmkorf
02/27/2019 February 2019 All Member Evening Social
02/27/2019 February 2019 Monthly Mailing
02/26/2019 Asian Culture: Ink, Color, and Chinese Brush
02/25/2019 European Culture: What's Truly Healthy Anyways, These Days?"
02/23/2019 Turkish Culture: Screening of The Wild Pear Tree (Ahlat Ağacı)
02/22/2019 Pre-Gala Event: Dinner at Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse
02/21/2019 Bridge, February 2019
02/20/2019 Global Dialogue: Rumi's Theology of Love: A Poetic and a Mode of Seeing
02/19/2019 February 2019 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
02/18/2019 Nominations Committee Meeting (by invitation)
02/18/2019 Spanish Language (in English): Trip to La Unica
02/16/2019 Joffrey Ballet Chicago, February 16, 2 p.m. Performance of Anna Karenina dedicated to Doe Thornburg
02/15/2019 Literature Discussion: Katalin Street by Magda Szabo
02/14/2019 Hellenic Culture: Jenna K. Nikolaides on Toxicology
02/14/2019 Swift School Book Distribution, February 2019
02/13/2019 The Father (Florian Zeller) at Remy Bumppo Theatre
02/13/2019 Membership Committee Meeting
02/13/2019 CLA All Chairs Meeting (by Invitation)
02/12/2019 Gala Committee Meeting
02/12/2019 Development Committee Meeting
02/11/2019 Beginner Bridge, February 2019
02/11/2019 February 2019 North Shore Meet & Greet
02/11/2019 Scholarship Committee Meeting
02/07/2019 Film Discussion: Molly's Game (Discussion)
02/07/2019 Philanthropy Committee Meeting
02/06/2019 ESW & Modern Professional Joint Program
02/06/2019 February 2019 Chicago Meet & Greet
02/05/2019 SPOTLIGHT PROGRAM: French Language (in ENGLISH): The Battle of Hernani
02/04/2019 Nominations Committee Meeting (by Invitation)
02/04/2019 Performing Arts: Cardboard Piano (Hansol Jung)
02/01/2019 Finance Committee Meeting (Reschedule from 1/31)
02/01/2019 Knit and Chat, February 2019
02/01/2019 January 2019 Monthly Mailing - RESCHEDULED
01/31/2019 RESCHEDULED for 2/1/19 - Finance Committee Meeting
01/30/2019 RESCHEDULED FOR 2/1/19 - January Monthly Mailing
01/29/2019 January 2019 New Member Morning Coffee
01/25/2019 International Dining: Russian Tea Time
01/24/2019 French and German Language Joint Program (in English) : Sailing Across 5 Seas of Indonesia
01/23/2019 January 2019 New Member Orientation (By Invitation)
01/22/2019 Asian Culture & Literature Joint Program
01/21/2019 Nominations Committee Meeting (by invitation)
01/17/2019 Bridge, January 2019
01/16/2019 Gala Committee Meeting
01/15/2019 January 2019 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
01/14/2019 Beginner Bridge, January 2019
01/14/2019 January 2019 North Shore Meet & Greet
01/11/2019 Film Discussion & Turkish Culture Joint Program
01/10/2019 Hellenic Culture: Readings From Maria Henely's Book
01/09/2019 ESW: Honoring Allied Participation in the French Resistance
01/02/2019 CANCELED - January 2019 Chicago Meet & Greet
12/31/2018 New Year Holiday (Office Closed)
12/24/2018 Christmas Holiday (Office Closed)
12/20/2018 German Language (in German): Christmas Lunch at Elfie’s
12/20/2018 Bridge, December 2018
12/18/2018 December 2018 Monthly Mailing
12/17/2018 Spanish Language (in English): Musicians Club of Women Concert
12/15/2018 European Culture: A Baker Street Christmas Caper - SOLD OUT
12/14/2018 CANCELLED/TO BE RESCHEDULED Insider Chicago: Women Made Gallery Reception
12/11/2018 Modern Professional: Insights into Expatriation and Shopping at Kendra Scott Jewelry
12/11/2018 December 2018 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
12/10/2018 December 2018 North Shore Meet & Greet
12/10/2018 Beginner Bridge, December 2018
12/08/2018 Polish Language (in Polish): Christmas Celebration
12/07/2018 SOLD OUT - Turkish Culture: Screening of "Ayla: Daughter of War" at Gene Siskel
12/07/2018 Knit and Chat, December 2018
12/06/2018 Film Discussion: Rust and Bone
12/05/2018 IWA Holiday Party 2018
12/05/2018 December 2018 Chicago Meet & Greet
12/04/2018 French Language (in French): Party des fêtes!
12/03/2018 Performing Arts: Master Class (Terrence McNally)
11/29/2018 Insider Chicago: UIC Children's Hospital Tour & Lunch
11/28/2018 November 2018 Monthly Mailing
11/27/2018 Spanish Language: Driehaus Museum Tour
11/22/2018 Thanksgiving Holiday (Office Closed)
11/16/2018 Literature: A Long, Long Way (Sebastian Barry)
11/15/2018 Bridge, November 2018
11/15/2018 Swift School Book Distribution
11/14/2018 ESW: Idioms and Other Oddities of the English Language
11/13/2018 Modern Professional: Finding Your Geography of Place
11/13/2018 November 2018 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
11/12/2018 November 2018 North Shore Meet & Greet
11/12/2018 Beginner Bridge, November 2018
11/10/2018 Polish Language (in English): Reforming the Criminal Justice System
11/09/2018 Turkish Culture: Alternative/Holistic Health Strategies For Common Musculoskeletal Disorders
11/08/2018 Hellenic Culture & Insider Chicago Program
11/07/2018 November 2018 New Member Evening Welcome
11/07/2018 November 2018 Chicago Meet & Greet
11/06/2018 French Language: Discussion of "Jean de Florette"
11/05/2018 Performing Arts: Nell Gwynne (Jessica Swale)
11/02/2018 Knit and Chat, November 2018
11/01/2018 Film Discussion: Hearts Beat Loud
10/31/2018 October 2018 Monthly Mailing
10/30/2018 October 2018 New Member Orientation
10/29/2018 October 2018 Development Committee Meeting
10/25/2018 German Language: “Alfred & Agnes, the story of my Immigrant Parents”
10/24/2018 ESW: History of US Foreign Policy in the Middle East
10/19/2018 2018 WEX RAFFLE TICKETS
10/19/2018 2018 IWA Woman Extraordinaire Award Celebration Honoring Shermin Kruse
10/18/2018 Bridge, October 2018
10/17/2018 International Dining: German, The Berghoff Restaurant
10/16/2018 October 2018 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
10/15/2018 CANCELED - Nominations Committee Meeting
10/14/2018 Arabic Culture: International Film Festival
10/13/2018 European Culture and Polish Language Joint Program
10/12/2018 Literature and Turkish Culture: Madonna in a Fur Coat, Sabahattin Ali
10/11/2018 Hellenic Culture: "Lives Afloat: The Greek Refugee Crisis"
10/10/2018 European Culture: Visit to Loro Piana
10/09/2018 Philanthropy Committee Meeting
10/09/2018 Finance Committee Meeting
10/08/2018 October 2018 Community Service meeting
10/08/2018 Beginner Bridge, October 2018
10/08/2018 October 2018 North Shore Meet & Greet
10/05/2018 Knit and Chat, October 2018
10/03/2018 Asian Culture & Film Discussion: Asian Pop-Up Cinema
10/03/2018 October 2018 Chicago Meet & Greet
10/02/2018 French Language: "Les Faux Amis"
10/01/2018 Performing Arts: Downstate (Bruce Norris)
09/28/2018 International Dining: Turkish, Pera Turkish Kitchen and Bar
09/27/2018 German Language: Ein deutches kulinarisches Erlebnis
09/26/2018 September 2018 Monthly Mailing
09/25/2018 September 2018 ALL MEMBER Evening Social
09/21/2018 Literature: The Hare with Amber Eyes, Edmund de Waal
09/20/2018 Modern Professional and Turkish Culture Joint Program
09/20/2018 CANCELED - September 2018 Gala Meeting
09/20/2018 Bridge, September 2018
09/19/2018 CANCELED - September 2018 Development Committee Meeting
09/18/2018 September 2018 Board of Directors Meeting
09/17/2018 September 2018 New Member Afternoon Social
09/17/2018 Spanish Language: Fall and Pre-Winter Fashion Show
09/15/2018 Hellenic Culture: "Nick the Greek" at Greenhouse Theater
09/13/2018 Turkish Culture: 15th Annual Chicago Turkish Festival
09/12/2018 Doe Thornburg, IWA Founder, Celebration of Life
09/11/2018 French Language: Fall Get-Together
09/10/2018 September 2018 North Shore Meet & Greet
09/10/2018 Beginner Bridge, September 2018
09/08/2018 Insider Chicago: Georg Jensen Exhibit Tour
09/07/2018 Knit and Chat, September 2018
09/06/2018 Asian Culture & Film Discussion: Air Hostess
09/05/2018 September 2018 Community Service meeting
09/05/2018 September 2018 Chicago Meet & Greet
09/04/2018 Board of Directors 2018-19 Kick-Off Meeting and Dinner
09/04/2018 Performing Arts: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Tennessee Williams)
09/03/2018 Labor Day (Office Closed)
08/29/2018 August 2018 Monthly Mailing
08/22/2018 CANCELED - August 2018 New Member Orientation
08/17/2018 Literature: Ghachar Ghochar by Vivek Shamnar
08/16/2018 Bridge, August 2018
08/14/2018 August 2018 Gala Meeting
08/14/2018 August 2018 WEX Meeting
08/13/2018 Beginner Bridge, August 2018
08/13/2018 August 2018 North Shore Meet & Greet
08/11/2018 European Culture: Italian Opera Favorites
08/08/2018 Asian & European Culture Joint Program
08/08/2018 August 2018 New Member Evening Welcome
08/01/2018 August 2018 Chicago Meet & Greet
07/26/2018 German Language (in English): SC Johnson Campus Walking Tour
07/24/2018 Asian Culture & International Dining: Celebration Luncheon
07/21/2018 Literature: Annual Pot-luck Dinner/Discussion
07/19/2018 Bridge, July 2018
07/10/2018 Modern Professional: Tuesdays on the Terrace
07/09/2018 Beginner Bridge, July 2018
07/09/2018 July 2018 North Shore Meet & Greet
07/04/2018 Independence Day (Office Closed)
07/02/2018 Performing Arts: Mies Julie (Yael Farber)
06/27/2018 European Culture: Classical Music Concert
06/27/2018 June Monthly Mailing
06/26/2018 Asian Culture Planning Meeting
06/22/2018 International Dining: Greek, Greek Islands
06/20/2018 June 2018 North Shore Meet & Greet
06/19/2018 June 2018 New Member Orientation
06/18/2018 Spanish Language: End of the Year Meeting
06/16/2018 Polish Language: "Helping Women and Mother Nature"
06/15/2018 Literature: "Autumn" by Ali Smith
06/14/2018 Hellenic Culture: Planning for 2018-19 Programs
06/13/2018 Modern Professional: Summer Celebration!
06/12/2018 2018 IWA Annual Meeting and Luncheon
06/11/2018 Beginner Bridge, June 2018
06/08/2018 CANCELED: Turkish Culture: Holistic Health Strategies for MSDs
06/07/2018 June Spotlight, Film Viewing and Discussion: "The Salesman"
06/06/2018 June Chicago Meet & Greet
06/05/2018 French Language: End of the Year "Pique-Nique"
06/05/2018 June IWA Board of Directors Meeting
06/04/2018 Performing Arts: To Catch a Fish
06/01/2018 Knit and Chat, June 2018
05/30/2018 May Monthly Mailing
05/28/2018 Memorial Day (Office Closed)
05/25/2018 International Dining: Mexican, Frontera Grill
05/23/2018 May 2018 New Member Evening Welcome
05/22/2018 Asian Culture: A Taste of Music & Dance in Indonesia
05/21/2018 Spanish Language: Peruvian Mission
05/18/2018 Literature: "Pigs Have Wings" by P.G. Wodehouse
05/17/2018 Bridge, May 2018
05/15/2018 May IWA Board of Directors Meeting
05/14/2018 Turkish Culture: Zeugma Mosaics
05/14/2018 Beginner Bridge, May 2018
05/12/2018 Polish Language: Tatra Mountains, The Tradition, Music and Literature
05/10/2018 May Insider Chicago: Bronze Exhibit Tour
05/09/2018 English-Speaking World: Ten Easy Pieces
05/08/2018 May Spotlight: Joint Hellenic Culture & Modern Professional Program
05/07/2018 May Development Committee Meeting
05/07/2018 Performing Arts: Hang
05/04/2018 Knit and Chat, May 2018
05/03/2018 Film Discussion: "The Man Who Knew Infinity" Viewing
05/02/2018 May Chicago Meet & Greet
05/01/2018 French Language: Book Discussion, L'Enfant aux Cailloux" by Sophie Loubière
04/28/2018 2018 IWA China Fundraising Gala - April 28, 2018
04/27/2018 International Dining: French
04/26/2018 German Language: “Die Geschichte der schwarzen Perlen von Tahiti”
04/24/2018 April China Gala Committee Meeting II.
04/23/2018 April 2018 Insider Chicago: The Medieval World at Our Fingertips
04/20/2018 Literature: "At the Existentialist Café " by Sarah Bakewell
04/19/2018 Bridge, April 2018
04/18/2018 April Monthly Mailing
04/18/2018 Arabic Culture: "The Angel: The Egyptian Spy Who Saved Israel"
04/17/2018 April IWA Board of Directors Meeting
04/16/2018 Spanish Language: Travels in Cuba with Catherine de La Chaussee
04/14/2018 Polish Language: The Republic of Mole Hill
04/12/2018 Turkish Culture: The Turks and Troy
04/12/2018 April China Gala Committee Meeting I.
04/12/2018 Hellenic Culture: Artist Diane Thodos
04/11/2018 English-Speaking World: A Westerner's View of Changes in Japan
04/10/2018 Modern Professionals: Private Tour, Chicago Women's Park & Gardens
04/09/2018 April 2018 North Shore Meet & Greet
04/09/2018 Beginner Bridge, April 2018
04/06/2018 Knit and Chat, April 2018
04/05/2018 Film Discussion: "The Big Sick" Viewing
04/05/2018 April 2018 New Member Morning Coffee
04/04/2018 April Chicago Meet & Greet
04/03/2018 French Language: The Last Trip of Robert Cavelier de la Salle
04/02/2018 Performing Arts: Mary Stuart
03/30/2018 RESCHEDULED Turkish Culture: Holistic Health Strategies for MSDs
03/29/2018 International Dining: Thai
03/28/2018 March Monthly Mailing
03/27/2018 March China Gala Committee Meeting II.
03/27/2018 Asian Culture: Chinese Cuture and Dining Etiquette Session
03/26/2018 European Culture: Fire Safety & Preparedness
03/22/2018 German Language: "Morgen spielen wir Schwestern"
03/21/2018 Arabic Culture: The Book of the Dead Lecture & Exhibit Tour
03/20/2018 March 2018 New Member Orientation
03/20/2018 March IWA Board of Directors Meeting
03/19/2018 Film Discussion & Spanish Language: "Wild Tales"
03/16/2018 Literature: "A Gentleman in Moscow" by Amor Towles
03/15/2018 March China Gala Committee Meeting I.
03/15/2018 Bridge, March 2018
03/14/2018 English-Speaking World: Idioms & Other Oddities of the English Language
03/13/2018 Modern Professionals: Fashion At Auction
03/12/2018 March 2018 North Shore Meet & Greet
03/12/2018 Beginner Bridge, March 2018
03/10/2018 MARCH SPOTLIGHT Polish Language: Kosciuszko Bicentennial Exhibit
03/08/2018 March 8th - International Women's Day Celebration!
03/08/2018 Hellenic Culture: Dr. Ted Anton, The Search for Longevity
03/07/2018 March Chicago Meet & Greet
03/06/2018 French Language: "Marcel Proust, from snob, to lover to artist"
03/05/2018 March Development Committee Meeting
03/05/2018 Performing Arts: Blind Date
03/02/2018 Knit and Chat, March 2018
02/28/2018 February Monthly Mailing
02/27/2018 February 2018 New Member Evening Welcome
02/27/2018 February China Gala Committee Meeting II.
02/26/2018 European Culture: Civic Orchestra of Chicago
02/23/2018 International Dining: Ethiopian
02/22/2018 German Language: Anselm Kiefer Presentation
02/21/2018 IWA Gala Invitation Mailing, Part 3
02/21/2018 Arabic Culture: The Jews of Egypt (Documentary)
02/20/2018 Turkish Culture: Yenikapi Byzantine Sunken Ship Project
02/20/2018 February IWA Board of Directors Meeting
02/19/2018 Spanish Language: Tango Time!
02/19/2018 IWA Gala Invitation Mailing, Part 2
02/16/2018 Literature: "Hillbilly Elegy" by J.D. Vance
02/15/2018 Bridge, February 2018
02/14/2018 ESW & Turkish Culture Joint Program: The Sultan & The Queen
02/13/2018 Modern Professionals: Women in Leadership
02/12/2018 Beginner Bridge, February 2018
02/12/2018 February 2018 North Shore Meet & Greet
02/10/2018 Polish Language: Tuning Forks
02/09/2018 Insider Chicago: A Jean-Louis Haguenauer Concert, "Tribute to Debussy"
02/08/2018 Chinese New Year Celebration
02/08/2018 IWA Gala Invitation Mailing
02/08/2018 Hellenic Culture: National Hellenic Museum Visit
02/07/2018 February Chicago Meet & Greet
02/06/2018 February China Gala Committee Meeting I.
02/05/2018 February Development Committee Meeting
02/05/2018 Performing Arts: "All My Sons"
02/02/2018 IWA Executive Board Meeting
02/01/2018 Film & French Joint Program: "Elle"
01/31/2018 International Women's Day Planning Meeting
01/31/2018 January Monthly Mailing
01/30/2018 CLA Chairs Meeting
01/29/2018 JANUARY SPOTLIGHT: Arabic & Turkish Culture Joint Program
01/26/2018 International Dining: Ukranian
01/25/2018 German Language: “Deutschland Aktuell”
01/25/2018 China Gala: Auction Sub Committee Meeting
01/24/2018 January 2018 New Member Welcome
01/23/2018 January China Gala Committee Meeting II.
01/23/2018 Asian & French Joint Program: "When French Pastries Meet Chinese Teas"
01/22/2018 Nominations Committee Meeting
01/22/2018 January 2018 Membership Committee Meeting
01/20/2018 Sushi & Sake 101, Gala Sign Up Event, Spots are Available!
01/19/2018 Literature: "Willful Disregard" by Lena Andersson
01/18/2018 Bridge, January 2018
01/17/2018 Arabic Culture: The Jews of Egypt, Part 1
01/16/2018 January 2018 New Member Orientation
01/16/2018 January IWA Board of Directors Meeting
01/15/2018 Spanish Language: Choco-Charla
01/13/2018 Polish Language: Polish Ballads with Zbigniew Plicinski
01/11/2018 Philanthropy Sub-Committee Meeting
01/11/2018 January China Gala Committee Meeting I.
01/10/2018 English-Speaking World: "International Adoptions"
01/09/2018 Modern Professionals: "Persistent Pain"
01/09/2018 January Development Committee Meeting
01/09/2018 IWA Name Badge Sale, Winter 2018
01/08/2018 Beginner Bridge
01/04/2018 Film Discussion: "Julieta"
12/21/2017 German Language:"Eine Weihnachtsfeier bei Hildegard"
12/21/2017 Bridge, December 2017
12/20/2017 Insider Chicago: The Great Fermentation
12/18/2017 Spanish Language: Musician Club Women's Concert
12/16/2017 European Culture: Holiday Performance, A Dream of Avon
12/15/2017 Literature: "Hag-Seed" by Margaret Atwood
12/14/2017 Hellenic Culture: Dr. Laura Calamos Nasir
12/13/2017 Arabic Culture: The Suez Canal
12/12/2017 Modern Professionals: Cultural Business Etiquette at Social Events
12/11/2017 Beginner Bridge, December 2017
12/09/2017 Polish Language: Christmas Celebration
12/07/2017 Film Discussion: "45 Hours"
12/06/2017 IWA Annual Holiday Party 2017
12/05/2017 French Language: Potluck Holiday Party
12/04/2017 Performing Arts: "Marie Christine"
11/30/2017 Pre-Gala Evening Gown Order Wine Reception
11/29/2017 Insider Chicago: "In the Hood" Exhibit at the Jackson Jung Gallery
11/17/2017 Asian Culture & Literature Joint Program: "Monkey: Folk Novel of China"
11/16/2017 German Language: Fire and Earth
11/16/2017 Bridge
11/13/2017 Beginner Bridge
11/10/2017 Turkish Culture: Remembering Atatürk
11/08/2017 Arabic Culture & ESW Joint Program: Stories of Refugee Women
11/07/2017 DONATIONS to 2017 WEX
11/07/2017 TICKETS AND SPONSORSHIP for the 2017 Woman Extraordinaire Event Honoring Kimberly Jung
11/06/2017 Performing Arts: "A View From The Bridge"
11/03/2017 Insider Chicago: "Then They Came for Me" Exhibit
11/02/2017 Film Discussion: "A Man Called Ove"
11/02/2017 French Language: From Animal Skins to Haute Couture
11/01/2017 IWA Name Badge Sale, Winter 2017
10/31/2017 Spanish Language: Visit to the National Museum of Mexican Art"
10/27/2017 Sponsor Member Afternoon Tea
10/27/2017 OCTOBER SPOTLIGHT PROGRAM: French Language & Insider Chicago
10/26/2017 German Language: Neue Ideen, Neue Programme
10/24/2017 Asian Culture: "Let's Roll the Korean Way!!"
10/23/2017 European Culture: "Let the Sunshine in" Film Viewing
10/20/2017 Patron & Founder's Circle Afternoon Tea
10/20/2017 Literature: "Hero of the Empire" by Candace Millard
10/19/2017 Bridge
10/16/2017 International Dining Program: Indian Lunch Buffet
10/13/2017 Turkish Culture: Noah's Pudding
10/12/2017 Hellenic Culture: Tour of the American Writers Museum
10/11/2017 Pre-Gala Program: Film Screening Presented by Asian Pop-Up Cinema
10/11/2017 English-Speaking World: Nina's Best Exotic India Memories
10/10/2017 Polish Language: Power of Identity
10/10/2017 Modern Professionals: Members Story Showcase & Pre-WEX Event
10/09/2017 Beginner Bridge
10/06/2017 International Gourmet Program Presents “Olé! Viva España!”
10/05/2017 Film Discussion: "Brooklyn"
10/04/2017 Knitting Program-NEW!!!
10/03/2017 China Gala Pop-Up Program, Ceramic and the Silk Road
10/02/2017 Performing Arts: "The Audience"
09/28/2017 German & Polish Language Joint Program
09/25/2017 European Culture: Pot-Luck Lunch
09/22/2017 Insider Chicago: GEMS World Academy Chicago Tour
09/21/2017 Bridge
09/20/2017 Arabic Culture: "The Two Million"
09/18/2017 Spanish Language: "How Do You Do?"
09/15/2017 Literature: "The Infatuations" by Javier Marias
09/14/2017 Hellenic Culture: "Thinking About Women and Gender in Athenian Drama"
09/12/2017 Modern Professionals: "The Body Message"
09/11/2017 Beginner Bridge
09/08/2017 Turkish Culture: Picturesque Istanbul
09/07/2017 Asian Culture & Film Discussion Joint Program: "A World Without Theives"
09/05/2017 French Language: Bring a Bibelot
08/19/2017 Literature: Potluck Dinner Meeting
08/17/2017 European Culture: Saints & Heroes, Art of Medieval and Renaissance Europe
08/07/2017 Performing Arts: "Ah, Wilderness"
08/02/2017 A 95th Birthday Celebration for IWA Founder, Doe Thornburg
07/27/2017 Asian Culture: Annual Dinner Celebration
07/23/2017 The International Gourmet Program “A South African Braaivleis” (Barbecue)
07/21/2017 Literature: "LaRose" by Louise Erdrich
07/20/2017 European Culture: Post-Gala Lawn Party at Ravinia
07/11/2017 Modern Professional & Pre-Wex Program
06/27/2017 Asian Culture: Yearly Planning Breakfast
06/22/2017 German Language: The German Harmonica & African-American Blues Culture
06/21/2017 European Culture: Classical Music at Jay Pritzker Pavilion
06/19/2017 Spanish Language: Planning Meeting
06/16/2017 Literature: "Citizens of London" by Lynn Olson
06/14/2017 2017 IWA Annual Meeting and Luncheon
06/13/2017 Modern Professionals: Women in Architecture (CANCELLED)
06/10/2017 Polish & Spanish Joint Program
06/09/2017 Turkish Culture: Live Classical Music & Raki Night
06/07/2017 IWA Woman Extraordinaire "Getting to Know You" Evening Event at Frontier
06/06/2017 French Language: Dinner at Chez Moi
06/05/2017 Performing Arts: "Great Expectations"
06/01/2017 Film Discussion: "Trumbo"
05/30/2017 Poetry, General Reading and Writing Salon
05/23/2017 Asian Culture: Private Tour of Ai Weiwei's Photo Activism
05/22/2017 European Culture: "My Life as a Diplomat"
05/20/2017 Insider Chicago, Goose Island Brewery Tour
05/19/2017 Literature: The Mersault Investigation
05/18/2017 German Language: May Program
05/17/2017 Arabic Culture & Film Discussion Joint Program: "The Square"
05/12/2017 Turkish Culture: Post-Gala Program on Language
05/10/2017 English Speaking World - Oldest World Cuisines
05/09/2017 Modern Professionals: Career Mobility
05/06/2017 Polish Language: Polish Constitution Day Parade
05/05/2017 TICKETS TO THE Gala ~ Suomi Finland 100 ~ Celebrating Together
05/02/2017 French Language: Café Conversation (in French)
05/01/2017 Performing Arts: "Linda Vista"
04/19/2017 Pre-Gala Event, A Finnish high-tech success story: SWAP.COM
04/12/2017 English Speaking World - Literacy Chicago
04/11/2017 Modern Professionals - Creative Power of Women
04/07/2017 IWA Name Badge Spring Sale
03/27/2017 IWA Briefings: Lurie Children's Hospital
03/14/2017 Modern Professional - Int'l Parental Child Abduction
03/10/2017 Turkish Interest - Handmade Turkish Jewelry
03/08/2017 International Women’s Day Raffle
03/08/2017 International Women’s Day Celebration
02/25/2017 Pre-Gala Program: Lapland to Helsinki, Finland
01/11/2017 The IWA International Gourmet Group presents: "A Winter Luncheon from Normandy"
12/08/2016 IWA Name Badge Winter Sale
12/07/2016 2016 IWA Annual Holiday Party
11/29/2016 Insider Chicago “Working in America Exhibit” Private Tour and interactive discussion
10/25/2016 RAFFLE TICKETS for the 2016 Woman Extraordinaire Event Honoring Vicki Escarra