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!
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
Doha News reported this week that meteorologists in Doha expect "above normal" temperatures here and across the region for the next three months. With climate change affecting weather conditions worldwide, experts fear that temperatures could become especially problematic for the Gulf region, rende...Read More