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Take advantage of these great discounts!

With the holidays approaching, you may be thinking of what special gifts to buy (even for yourself), making travel arrangements, and even planning your holiday spread.  Look no further than our member discounts page, and enjoy some great values we've arranged exclusively for our members. Here's a quick view of just a few new offers: Kashmir Handicrafts Emporium (A.K.A. "The Rugman") - Those who...
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November, already?

It’s already November, and the holidays will be here before we know it.  Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away, and we are frequently reminded of Pilgrims at this time of year.  When you think about it, the United States has always been a nation of immigrants – permanent expats you might say. For more than 200 years, Americans have been welcoming other nationalities from around the world and that ...
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AWAQ book sale a big success

We'd like to share the details of our successful book sale this month at ASD, in conjunction with their Girl Up team. AWAQ representatives Zehra Bengali and Angela Baumann sold 1,540 QR worth of books, and donated a further 165 books to ASD (both the Elementary School and High School English Department).   These proceeds were shared with Girl Up, and AWAQ netted 920 QR. It's also important to m...
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Three reasons to love the month of October

1. National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. October is a designated month to nationally raise breast cancer awareness. This is a great time to get involved and make a direct impact in the fight against breast cancer. To continue AWAQ’s commitment, our Community Service Committee spends countless hours, each month, cutting and sewing patterns to support women who are experiencing the agony of breas...
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Welcome to the American Women’s Association of Qatar!

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...
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