FAWCO Region 1 Day Conference
London | September 20–22, 2019
"Finding Your Superpower and Inspiring Your Second Act"
The AWC is excited to welcome you to London.
FAWCO Region 1 Meeting & Events
Registration is confirmed once payment is received. We prefer payment by bank transfer, but will gladly accept payment via PayPal. If you need to arrange an alternate payment method, please email our Treasurer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AWC London Bank Account Information:
Lloyds TSB to AWC Ltd.
Sort Code 30-93-79
Account Number 02663225
Please be certain to indicate your name and R1M on all payment transfers. (Example: H Green R1M)
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These hotels are near the meeting site, you are encouraged to use a hotel room clearing site to search for the best deal available as the cost of London hotel rooms can vary greatly. When searching for rooms, choose hotels in the Blackfriars area.
Nearest car park: Baynard House on Queen Victoria Street
By Bus: From King’s Cross take #63 or 45 to Blackfriars or 100 from Liverpool Street
By Train: Station Name: London Blackfriars Overground. Trains go directly to and from Gatwick Airport, Luton Airport and St Pancras International for Eurostar connections. By Subway: Blackfriars Underground station on the District and Circle lines or St Paul’s on the Central line
Schedule of Events
You and your guests may choose to attend one or many events. Each event requires a separate registration, allowing you to design your own weekend for a truly unique experience.
Friday, September 20
4:30pm — London Landmarks Walking Tour. 1.5 hours, £10 Register here
3:30pm — Pretty in Pink Photo Walking Tour. 1.5 hours, £10. No special camera required, smartphones welcome. Register here
6:00pm — Dinner on your own
Saturday, September 21
9:00am – 5:00pm — Region 1 Meeting: "Finding your Superpower and Inspiring your Second Act" Location: Crown Plaza The City (Blackfriars). Lunch and refreshments included. £60 per attendee. register here
6:00pm — Historic Pub Crawl followed by traditional pub lunch. This is a free event but we request you register to secure your place. Register here
7:30pm — London Pub Dinner
Sunday, September 22
11:00am — Buckingham Palace Tour. Enjoy a self-guided tour of the Palace and 19 State Rooms that provide the setting for ceremonial occasions and official entertaining. The tour includes the special exhibit that marks the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria's birth. Ticket £27.50, Senior Ticket £25 Register for the Palace Tour here.
Please email R1Meeting@awclondon.org if you have questions about the one day conference or related activities.
What is FAWCO?
Founded in 1931, FAWCO is an international network of independent volunteer clubs and associations comprising 62 member clubs in 31 countries worldwide, with a total membership of around 10,000. FAWCO serves as a resource and a voice for its members; seeks to improve the lives of women and girls worldwide, especially in the areas of human rights, health, education and the environment; advocates for the rights of U.S. citizens overseas; contributes to the global community through its Teams and The FAWCO Foundation, which provides development grants and education awards. The organization is a global women’s NGO (non-governmental organization), and since 1997, FAWCO has held special consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council.
FAWCO Mission Statement
FAWCO is an international federation of independent organizations whose mission is
If you will be returning to the U.S. in the near future, be sure to take a look at the FAUSA website, where you will find a list of resources, with links pertinent to repatriation. If you are looking for a club in another country, see FAWCO for a listing of member clubs.
What does FAWCO do?
As a United Nations accredited non-governmental organization (NGO) with special consultative status to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, FAWCO is particularly active in global issues such as:
Where can I learn more about FAWCO, and what I can do to help?
Contact your local FAWCO Representative and/or visit the FAWCO website.
The FAWCO Foundation
The FAWCO Foundation is the philanthropic arm of FAWCO. Each spring, this amazing organization awards Education Awards and Development Grants.
The Education Awards, each for $5000, are open to AWC members and their children in areas of arts, sciences, humanities, dual cultural, and more, and the application deadline is in January each year.
The Development Grants, each for $3500, are awarded in the areas of education, human rights, health, and the environment. The deadline for application is in January each year.
To find out more about these awards and grants, visit the FAWCO Foundation website.