Welcome to the American Women’s Association of Qatar (AWAQ)! Founded in 1979, the AWAQ is a vibrant and active group for women living in Doha. We provide a variety of ongoing activities and events, and partner with the wider Qatar community through our volunteer programs. We welcome new members year-round, so if you're recent arrival to Doha, we'd love to help you adapt to your new life here and introduce you to new friends and worthwhile experiences. Beyond our broader mission statement, we're dedicated to our global community, and invite you to join us today!
The holidays are right around the corner, and many of us are making plans to spend them with family and friends back home or away from Doha. Hopefully, our annual holiday luncheon is early enough for most of us to catch! This year's luncheon will be at Elements in the Four Seasons on Monday, Dec...Read More
Global Entry is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) program that allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the United States. We're lucky enough because we can apply here in Qatar! See the below link for details on how to apply. There is a $100 fee, bu...Read More
As expats, we should all be enrolled in the STEP program. What is the STEP program you ask? The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. What are the bene...Read More