AUW SUpport FOUNDATION News & Events:
- Akie Abe and Caroline Kennedy Urge AUW Support: On April 8, 2015, the AUW Japan Support Committee hosted "A Conversation with Akie Abie," its 6th annual fundraising event for AUW in Tokyo. Over 300 friends and supporters gathered to hear Mrs. Akie Abe, First Lady of Japan, speak about her commitment to women's education and to AUW. Read more.
- "U.S., Japan first ladies to cooperate on girls' education": AUW Patron Akie Abe, first lady of Japan, recently met with U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama to announce a new partnership to help girls across the world access education. An article in the Mainichi discusses this new commitment and features Mrs. Abe's work with AUW. Read more.
- "The Asian University for Women readies students for leadership roles," a new article in the South China Morning Post, describes AUW's strategy for empowering Asia's historically overlooked human capital - women. Read more.
- Professor Sheena Iyengar of Columbia Business School Joins AUWSF Board of Directors:
Reflecting on this milestone, Professor Iyengar said, “I am so pleased to be joining the Board of the Asian University for Women Support Foundation. AUW’s intelligent, thoughtful and passionate alumnae have been a source of inspiration to me." Read more.