AUW SUpport FOUNDATION News & Events:
- AUW Celebrates Third Commencement: AUW celebrated its third Commencement on May 21, 2015, graduating 115 young women with degrees of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science. With hundreds of well-wishers gathered to congratulate the Class of 2015 on their achievements, the program included remarks from AUW Chancellor Cherie Blair,
US Ambassador to Bangladesh Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat, and Bangladesh
Minister of Information Mr. Hasanul Haq Inu. Read more.
- 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.