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!
We had a great March meeting! Lots of fun with Irish-themed bingo, and then Khalifa Saleh Al Haroon, also known as Mr. Q, the CEO and Founder of I Love Qatar. He was hilarious, kind, and encouraging. If we have dreams to make a difference or try something new, he urged us to follow them. He invests ...Read More
This has been a jam-packed week for AWA! We kicked off the week with our Sunday afternoon coffee at Tim Horton's, which is always fun. It gives us a chance to chat and get to know people better. Our General Meeting on Monday was so heart-warming. We got to hear from members of our military about ...Read More
On Friday, February 9, AWA met with the local Girl Scouts to work on our Hamad Hospital projects. Over 50 Girl Scouts ranging from age 5 to 14 attended with their troop leaders. We focused on the heart pillows for breast cancer patients and the dolls for pediatric surgeris. The girls worked hard for...Read More