About the American Women's Network
Connecting Cultures Through Friendship
The American Women’s Network (AWN) is an informal group comprised of international women living in Abu Dhabi. AWN facilitates contact, support, and information exchange for both new arrivals and long-time residents. Through social events and special programs, AWN provides a platform for integrating into the community. Formed in 1994 by a group of expatriates from North America, AWN welcomes all women of all nationalities.
What We Do
Welcome newcomers of all nationalities
Facilitate friendships among members
Provide information about the region
Offer activities that inform and entertain
Interact with the local community
Support volunteer activities
A Welcome Message From Our Co-Presidents
Welcome to the American Women's Association website. We are an international group of women who come together informally to facilitate friendships, cultural exploration and dialogue for women new and established in Abu Dhabi. We have interesting speakers twice a month on diverse subjects of interest. We also organize activities and events so that we can socialize and explore. Our outreach team identifies ways to contribute in a meaningful way in our local community.
Please have a look through our website and learn more about us.
We hope to see you soon at one of our events.
Kimberly Goad & Sara Healey
Maya's parents were born in India and moved to the US in the 1970s. She was born in Rochester, New York. After that, her family started their globetrotting life. Maya has lived and worked on four continents now. Community outreach and building volunteering is a passion which she made into a career. Maya loves helping people to give back to their communities and feel it is a wonderful way to learn about a place.