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Upcoming events

    • 08/27/2019
    • 11:30 AM
    • Iron Age Korean Steakhouse, 1265 N. Milwaukee Ave.

    Program: 2019/20 Asian Culture Annual Celebration Luncheon & International Dining Joint Program

    To welcome our new Asian Culture co-chair Gina Moorman from South Korea, we will be celebrating Asian culture Korean style. Gina will prepare some Korean dishes at the ALL YOU CAN EAT Korean BBQ. It will be a fun experience to try the tasty Korean style steak along with many other types of meats, seafood, and vegetables. Tabletop cooking will provide you with a totally different dining experience. This is the second time we will team up with International Dining as a celebration of International Dining Programs ONE-year birthday!

    Place: Iron Age Korean Steakhouse, 1265 N. Milwaukee Ave.

    Note: $25 per person, includes lunch, a soft drink, tax, and service fee. (CASH ONLY, PAY AT DOOR) Guests are welcome.

    RSVP BY 8/23/19

    • 08/27/2019
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Chicago Home of IWA Board Member to be provided upon registration.

    August 2019 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)

    • 08/29/2019
    • 5:30 PM
    • Newberry Library, Ruggles Hall, 60 West Walton Street

    Turkish Culture and Modern Professional Joint Program



    Thursday, August 29, 2019

    5:30 p.m. Reception & Meet Performers

    6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Musical Performance

    Registration is Required  l   Free and Open to Spouses & Guests   l   Space is Limited

    • 09/04/2019
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Starbucks, Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, 221 N. Columbus Dr.

    • 09/06/2019
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Lincoln Park home of IWA Member to be provided upon registration.

    Program:  Fall get together - Bring a memory or a souvenir to share with the group, concerning a trip or event from this past Summer. The members will have a chance to talk about their summer experiences, share some object (souvenir) or a special memory from this summer.

    RSVP by 9/5/19

    Note: Date Change. Limited to 18 people. Refreshments are welcome.

    • 09/09/2019
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702, Chicago

    We welcome all bridge players; beginners with just the rudimentary knowledge of the game, the ’rusty’ ones who played many years ago and wish to re-acquaint themselves with the game, advanced players sharing their experience with beginners and anyone who wishes to just observe a game.

    • 09/10/2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 756 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60642

    Program: Behind-the-Scene of Intuit, Intuitive and Outsider Art


    Short Description: Intuit is the only nonprofit organization in the U.S. devoted to the exclusive presentation of outsider and contemporary self-taught art. It is a vital resource for students, scholars and the art enthusiasts, featuring a permanent collection containing 1,100+ works of art. It has consistently been on Time Out Top 10 things to do in Chicago for the last several years. 

    Presenters: Members will get a tour of the exhibit Justin Duerr: Surrender to Survival with the executive director Deb Kerr who is a pillar in the non-profit community here in Chicago. This will be followed by a panel discussion with Deb, the founders of Intuit and other leading women in the Outsider Art community. It will be facilitated by our very own IWA member Twisha Shah-Brandenburg.

    RSVP Required by 9/8/19

    Note: 6:00 P.M Social, Program starts 6:30 P.M.

    Additional Special Notes: Exhibit that will be viewed in September can be previewed at: https://www.art.org/justin-duerr-surrender-to-survival

    • 09/11/2019
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Chicago home of IWA Member to be provided upon registration.

    Please see emailed invitation for further details.

    • 09/12/2019
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 702

    Program:  Greece—A Moment of Excellence

    Come and enjoy the highly acclaimed documentary produced by Time Life’s Lost Civilizations Series.  Enter the extraordinary lives of the classical Greeks at the height of their civilization.  Examine the conflicting forces of passion and reason that shaped the art and ideas of the western world.  Refreshments will be served.

    RSVP by 9/9/19

    Note: Social Start Time 10:30 AM, Program Start Time 11:00 AM

    • 09/14/2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • Graceland Cemetery, 4001 N. Clark St., Chicago
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    September 14th Insider Chicago Program

    Walking Tour of Graceland Cemetery

    Discover the architectural masterpieces and beautiful grounds of this Chicago treasure! Since the 1860s, Graceland has been the resting place of the men and women who have shaped the city. Bill Herzog, native Chicagoan and frequent IWA presenter, will guide us.

    Wear comfortable shoes and bring water for this one-hour tour. (You may want to stay longer to explore on your own.) Meet at the main cemetery entrance at corner North Clark Street and Irving Park Road. Afterwards, you are invited to join us for optional lunch at SIP restaurant, across the street, or to have lunch on your own.

    Cost: $10 donation to IWA philanthropic activities, advanced payment required.

    Note: 10 a.m. SHARP! Attendance limited to 35. Limited Parking available. 

    CTA: Buses: 22 or 151. CTA Train: Red Line to Sheridan.

    RSVP BY 9/13/19

    • 09/16/2019
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Woman's Athletic Club, 626 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago
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    • 09/18/2019
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702

    Program: Tariffs and Trade: Global Trade Tensions

    The “liberal global order” which has been based on the expansion of trade and multilateralism since WWII is in retreat. Numerous countries, notably the US and China, are raising tariffs on each other’s goods; others, such as Great Britain, want to leave their trade block. Why is this happening, and what are the consequences? And what is the role of rising populism?

    Presenter: IWA member Ann Berg, an expert in commodities and food security issues, has worked for many intergovernmental organizations including the World Bank and the UN Conference on Trade and Development. She is currently a senior advisor to the UN Food and Agricultural Organization in Rome.  

    Note: 10:30 a.m. SOCIAL, 11 a.m. PROGRAM

    • 09/19/2019
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702

    • 09/23/2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • TURKITCH/Turkish Kitchen, 565 W. Diversey Pkwy., Chicago IL 60614

    PROGRAM: “World Famous Turkish Coffee and Kazandibi Dessert”

    Studies of the historical background of gastronomy show that the Turkish culinary culture is in the third place in the world after Chinese and French. Join us for a unique presentation by Hatice Yavuz and Pelin Taser demonstrating the history and culture of Turkish coffee and a very special Kazandibi dessert recipe from the Ottoman cuisine. We will watch , taste and learn how to make a delicious, strongly brewed, world famous Turkish coffee, and a dessert that was created and served at Sultan’s tables.


    RSVP by 9/20/19

    • 09/25/2019
    • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702

    Program: Travel with French Lady to Myanmar

    Catherine de la Chaussée first went to Myanmar 30 years ago and decided to return to this breathtaking country two years ago. Please join us to listen to the stories about her journey all over the country and discover the beauty of this fantastic country, the beauty of the temples and unforgettable landscapes through her pictures.

    Presenter: Catherine de la Chaussée

    Note: 1:30 p.m. Social , 2 p.m. Program

    • 09/26/2019
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702

    Program (in German): Nambia. Ein afrikanisches Land mit deutschen Sitten.

    Presenter: Nicholas Sommers, husband of IWA member Carol Sommers.

    A light lunch will follow. Please contribute.

    RSVP by 9/20/19

    Note: The program will begin at 11 a.m. SHARP

    • 09/27/2019
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Cafe Istanbul Mediterranean Grill, 2014 W. Division St

    Cuisine: Turkish/Mediterranean

    Restaurant: Cafe Istanbul Mediterranean Grill,  2014 W. Division St. (Corner of Division and Damen)

    Join IWA members and guests for a gourmet meal at Cafe Istanbul, a premier Chicago Turkish/ Mediterranean restaurant. Chef owner Mustafa is preparing for us a feast of three appetizers, two salads, two meat choices on a bed of rice, dessert and tea, all served family-style. 

    Cost: $25 per person, tax and tip included.  CASH ONLY (please bring to the restaurant).  25 person maximum. 

    Parking: Restaurant has limited parking in lot. Street-side and other lots available nearby.

    Public transportation: CTA Buses: 70, 50, 49. CTA Blue Line train to Damen.

    RSVP by 9/24/19

    • 10/01/2019
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702, Chicago, IL 60601

    Program: “Our ancestors have helped to make us who we are”

    At this meeting come to share with the group what one of your ancestors has brought to your own life or to your family. Feel free to bring a memento, if you would like to. 

    RSVP by 9/30/19


    Note: Refreshments are welcome.

    • 10/07/2019
    • 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    • IWA office, 307 N. Michigan Ave Suite 702 Chicago, IL 60601

    Program: Global Health Defined

    Join us for a discussion on the explanation of Global Health and the global impact of diseases of poverty, chronic illness, and the worldwide threats of infectious diseases. 

    Presenter: Haile T. Debas, MD - Dr. Debas is on a first name basis with world leaders and as it has been written, "is recognized internationally for his contributions to academic medicine and is widely consulted on issues associated with global health. At the University of California, San Francisco, he served as the Founding Executive Director of UCSF Global Health Sciences (2003-2010), Dean of the School of Medicine (1993-2003), Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs for six years, and Chancellor for one year. A gastrointestinal surgeon by training, Dr. Debas chaired the UCSF Department of Surgery (1987-2003), and is the Maurice Galante Distinguished Professor of Surgery, Emeritus. He also was the Founding Director of the University of California Global Health Institute from 2009 to 2016".

    Note: 12 p.m. Social, 12:30 p.m. Program

    RSVP by 10/04/19

    • 10/08/2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702, Chicago, IL 60601

    Program: Neighborhood: A Critical Evaluation of the Idea of Neighborhood

    Through the exploration of cross-cultural and cross-temporal commonalities of the ways in which neighborhood articulation exposes conflicting purposes, and the varying levels of realization of neighborhood design, Emily Talen assesses the historical record and current relevance of neighborhood. While the idea of neighborhood has attracted substantial scholarly interest for more than a century, each discipline dissects the idea and reality of neighborhood from their own vantage point—sociology, urban history, urban planning, urban design, sustainability, economic development, anthropology, geography, public policy. There have been few attempts to synthesize the disparate range of perspectives involved to develop a fuller understanding of the meaning and complexity of this enduring urban ideal.

    Presenter: Emily Talen is Professor of Urbanism at the University of Chicago. A recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, she holds a PhD in urban geography from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Emily has written extensively on the topics of urban design, New Urbanism, and social equity and she has previously published four books (New Urbanism and American Planning, Design for Diversity, Urban Design for Planners, and City Rules).

    Note: 5:30 P.M. Social, 6 P.M. Program

    RSVP by October 7, 2019

    • 10/10/2019
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 702

    Program:  Believing in Spiritual and Non-Spiritual Signs

    Francine Pappadis Friedman will be describing many things that relate to her parents, Greece, and much more. She’ll tell when her parents got married, and lived together for over 40 years. She’ll also describe her first trip to Greece with them when she was a teenager, and how it taught her that adventure was everywhere . . . on a ship, in a tiny mountain village, all around her—and even back home. And then she will also describe her belief in signs—both spiritual and non-spiritual signs—that she believes are meant to be. 

    RSVP by 10/07/19

    Note: Social Start Time 10:30 AM, Program Start Time 11:00 AM.  Refreshments will be served.

    • 10/14/2019
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702, Chicago

    We welcome all bridge players; beginners with just the rudimentary knowledge of the game, the ’rusty’ ones who played many years ago and wish to re-acquaint themselves with the game, advanced players sharing their experience with beginners and anyone who wishes to just observe a game.

    • 10/17/2019
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702

    • 10/21/2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Pinstripes Bistro, 435 E. Illinois St., Chicago
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    • 10/26/2019
    • 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • The Graham Foundation, 4 W Burton Pl., Chicago, IL 60610

    October 2019 Spotlight Program

    European Culture: Dutch Architectural Design and its Social Imagination

    Program: This talk will focus on a number of important and interesting aspects of recent Dutch architectural history, such as garden cities, post-war reconstruction, mega structures, shift to small scale developments, urban regeneration projects and livable ecologically balanced and economically attractive cities, as well as the impact of the recent financial crisis on Dutch architecture. Guests are welcome.

    Speaker: Sasha Zanko, Program Coordinator, Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize, Illinois Institute of Technology, College of Architecture

    RSVP BY 10/24/19


    • 10/29/2019
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702

    Program:  Idioms and other oddities of the English Language

    Our annual program on the weirdnesses  of the English language -- idioms, puns, mis-translations on signs, etc.  And the difference between American English and that spoken in other English-speaking countries. Bring your stories, be ready for lots of laughter.  The tales are hilarious!

    Presenters:  All of  us!!

    NOTE: DATE CHANGE, 10:30 a.m. Social,  11 a.m.  Program

    • 11/08/2019
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • The Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago, IL 60604

    IWA 2019 Woman Extraordinaire Award Honoring Amy Maglio, Friday, November 8, The Standard Club





Past events

08/21/2019 August 2019 Membership Committee Meeting
08/16/2019 Literature Discussion: Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
08/15/2019 Advanced/Intermediate Bridge, August 2019
08/12/2019 August 2019 North Shore Meet & Greet - Summer Italian Dinner
08/10/2019 August 10, 2019 Insider Chicago and Modern Professional Joint Program
08/07/2019 August 2019 Chicago Meet & Greet
08/05/2019 Performing Arts: True West (Sam Shepard)
07/28/2019 North Shore Meet and Greet & European Culture Joint Program: July Concert at Ravinia
07/26/2019 International Dining: Red Apple Buffet (Polish)
07/23/2019 Asian Culture: Hong Kong Milk Tea Magical Adventure
07/20/2019 Literature Discussion Summer Potluck: “Last Bus to Wisdom” by Ivan Doig
07/18/2019 Advanced/Intermediate Bridge, July 2019
07/09/2019 Modern Professional: Tuesdays on the Terrace at the Museum of Contemporary Art
07/08/2019 Beginner Bridge, July 2019
06/28/2019 International Dining: Bourbon Cafe (Serbian)
06/28/2019 Insider Chicago: Tour of Old Town School of Folk Music
06/27/2019 German Language (in German): Gerhard Richter, German Visual Artist
06/26/2019 June 2019 Monthly Mailing
06/25/2019 Asian Culture: Annual Planning Coffee and Tea
06/24/2019 European Culture: Handling Change Mindfully, with Yasemin Tunc
06/21/2019 Literature Discussion: Song of a Captive Bird by Jasmin Darznik
06/20/2019 Bridge, June 2019
06/17/2019 IWA Friendship Dinner
06/10/2019 Beginner Bridge, June 2019
06/07/2019 Knit and Chat, June 2019
06/06/2019 Film Discussion: The Song of Sparrows
06/05/2019 June 2019 Chicago Meet & Greet
06/04/2019 French Culture (in FRENCH): End of the year “piquenique”
06/04/2019 June 2019 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
06/03/2019 Performing Arts: Bloomsday (Steven Dietz)
05/29/2019 May 2019 All Member Evening Social
05/29/2019 May Spotlight: Turkish and Asian Culture Joint Program
05/29/2019 May 2019 Monthly Mailing
05/24/2019 International Dining: Sayat Nova (Armenian)
05/23/2019 German Language (in German): Stimmen des 20. Jahrhunderts. Ueberleben im Nachkrieg Tonaufnahmen von 1946 bis Juni 1948. Mit folgender Diskussion
05/22/2019 May 2019 New Member Orientation
05/21/2019 May 2019 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
05/20/2019 Spanish Language (In English): Guatemala Presentation by Catherine de la Chaussee
05/17/2019 Literature Discussion: Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
05/16/2019 Bridge, May 2019
05/15/2019 ESW and European Culture Joint Program: BREXIT and Beyond
05/14/2019 Global Dialogue: Reading Between the Lines
05/13/2019 May 2019 North Shore Meet & Greet
05/13/2019 Beginner Bridge, May 2019
05/09/2019 Insider Chicago/Hellenic Culture: Chimpanzee Innovation and Social Learning at Lincoln Park Zoo
05/07/2019 French Culture: Book Discussion, "Chanson Douce" by Leïla Slimani
05/06/2019 Performing Arts: Hannah and Martin (Kate Fodor)
05/04/2019 Asian Culture MAY SPOTLIGHT Program: “A Grand Night for Chinese Singing and Dancing”
05/03/2019 Knit and Chat, May 2019
05/02/2019 Film Discussion: Things to Come (L'Avenir)
05/01/2019 May 2019 Chicago Meet & Greet
04/26/2019 International Dining: Noon-O-Kabab (Persian)
04/25/2019 April 2019 Membership Committee Meeting
04/25/2019 German Language: Rundgang und Gespraech in und ueber die German International School Chicago
04/24/2019 April 2019 Monthly Mailing
04/23/2019 Asian Culture: Mah Jong - Unraveling the Mystery of the Tiles
04/19/2019 CANCELED - Literature Discussion: Pachinko (Min Jin Lee)
04/18/2019 Bridge, April 2019
04/16/2019 April 2019 Philanthropy Committee Meeting
04/16/2019 April 2019 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
04/12/2019 TICKETS AND SPONSORSHIPS FOR THE 2019 IWA Fundraising Gala ~ Brasil, Ritmos e Cores ~
04/08/2019 April 2019 North Shore Meet & Greet
04/04/2019 Film Discussion: The Rider
04/03/2019 April 2019 Chicago Meet & Greet
04/02/2019 European Culture, ESW, and French Language Joint Program: Dance Around The World
04/01/2019 Performing Arts: Sweat (Lynn Nottage)
03/29/2019 Turkish Culture: I FLOW LIKE WATER
03/28/2019 German Language (in English): China, A Challenge In Our Global World
03/27/2019 RESCHEDULED - March 2019 New Member Orientation
03/27/2019 March 2019 Monthly Mailing
03/26/2019 Asian Culture: "Show Me Your Love" Film Screening/Chicago Premiere
03/22/2019 International Dining: Vietnamese (Le Colonial)
03/21/2019 March 2019 Insider Chicago: Visceral Dance Chicago
03/21/2019 Bridge, March 2019
03/20/2019 Global Dialogue: A Gorilla Trek to Rwanda
03/19/2019 March 2019 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
03/18/2019 Film Discussion + Spanish Language Joint Program: Even the Rain (Film Viewing, in English)
03/15/2019 Hellenic Culture: The Invisible Gods on the Parthenon Frieze
03/15/2019 Literature Discussion: The Association of Small Bombs (Karan Mahajan)
03/14/2019 Samba Lesson II - March 14, 6 p.m. Session
03/13/2019 English-Speaking World: The US Government Accountability Office
03/12/2019 Modern Professional: Social Media 101: An Interactive Evening
03/11/2019 Beginner Bridge, March 2019
03/11/2019 March 2019 North Shore Meet & Greet
03/08/2019 March 8, 2019 - International Women's Day Celebration!
03/06/2019 March 2019 Chicago Meet & Greet
03/05/2019 French Language: Potluck (in French)
03/04/2019 Samba Lesson I - March 4, 3 p.m. Session
03/04/2019 Performing Arts: The Father (Florian Zeller)
03/01/2019 Knit and Chat, March 2019
02/28/2019 German Language (in GERMAN): Kein Liebesbrief von Peter Ruehmkorf
02/27/2019 February 2019 All Member Evening Social
02/27/2019 February 2019 Monthly Mailing
02/26/2019 Asian Culture: Ink, Color, and Chinese Brush
02/25/2019 European Culture: What's Truly Healthy Anyways, These Days?"
02/23/2019 Turkish Culture: Screening of The Wild Pear Tree (Ahlat Ağacı)
02/22/2019 Pre-Gala Event: Dinner at Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse
02/21/2019 Bridge, February 2019
02/20/2019 Global Dialogue: Rumi's Theology of Love: A Poetic and a Mode of Seeing
02/19/2019 February 2019 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
02/18/2019 Nominations Committee Meeting (by invitation)
02/18/2019 Spanish Language (in English): Trip to La Unica
02/16/2019 Joffrey Ballet Chicago, February 16, 2 p.m. Performance of Anna Karenina dedicated to Doe Thornburg
02/15/2019 Literature Discussion: Katalin Street by Magda Szabo
02/14/2019 Hellenic Culture: Jenna K. Nikolaides on Toxicology
02/14/2019 Swift School Book Distribution, February 2019
02/13/2019 The Father (Florian Zeller) at Remy Bumppo Theatre
02/13/2019 Membership Committee Meeting
02/13/2019 CLA All Chairs Meeting (by Invitation)
02/12/2019 Gala Committee Meeting
02/12/2019 Development Committee Meeting
02/11/2019 Beginner Bridge, February 2019
02/11/2019 February 2019 North Shore Meet & Greet
02/11/2019 Scholarship Committee Meeting
02/07/2019 Film Discussion: Molly's Game (Discussion)
02/07/2019 Philanthropy Committee Meeting
02/06/2019 ESW & Modern Professional Joint Program
02/06/2019 February 2019 Chicago Meet & Greet
02/05/2019 SPOTLIGHT PROGRAM: French Language (in ENGLISH): The Battle of Hernani
02/04/2019 Nominations Committee Meeting (by Invitation)
02/04/2019 Performing Arts: Cardboard Piano (Hansol Jung)
02/01/2019 Finance Committee Meeting (Reschedule from 1/31)
02/01/2019 Knit and Chat, February 2019
02/01/2019 January 2019 Monthly Mailing - RESCHEDULED
01/31/2019 RESCHEDULED for 2/1/19 - Finance Committee Meeting
01/30/2019 RESCHEDULED FOR 2/1/19 - January Monthly Mailing
01/29/2019 January 2019 New Member Morning Coffee
01/25/2019 International Dining: Russian Tea Time
01/24/2019 French and German Language Joint Program (in English) : Sailing Across 5 Seas of Indonesia
01/23/2019 January 2019 New Member Orientation (By Invitation)
01/22/2019 Asian Culture & Literature Joint Program
01/21/2019 Nominations Committee Meeting (by invitation)
01/17/2019 Bridge, January 2019
01/16/2019 Gala Committee Meeting
01/15/2019 January 2019 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
01/14/2019 Beginner Bridge, January 2019
01/14/2019 January 2019 North Shore Meet & Greet
01/11/2019 Film Discussion & Turkish Culture Joint Program
01/10/2019 Hellenic Culture: Readings From Maria Henely's Book
01/09/2019 ESW: Honoring Allied Participation in the French Resistance
01/02/2019 CANCELED - January 2019 Chicago Meet & Greet
12/31/2018 New Year Holiday (Office Closed)
12/24/2018 Christmas Holiday (Office Closed)
12/20/2018 German Language (in German): Christmas Lunch at Elfie’s
12/20/2018 Bridge, December 2018
12/18/2018 December 2018 Monthly Mailing
12/17/2018 Spanish Language (in English): Musicians Club of Women Concert
12/15/2018 European Culture: A Baker Street Christmas Caper - SOLD OUT
12/14/2018 CANCELLED/TO BE RESCHEDULED Insider Chicago: Women Made Gallery Reception
12/11/2018 Modern Professional: Insights into Expatriation and Shopping at Kendra Scott Jewelry
12/11/2018 December 2018 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
12/10/2018 December 2018 North Shore Meet & Greet
12/10/2018 Beginner Bridge, December 2018
12/08/2018 Polish Language (in Polish): Christmas Celebration
12/07/2018 SOLD OUT - Turkish Culture: Screening of "Ayla: Daughter of War" at Gene Siskel
12/07/2018 Knit and Chat, December 2018
12/06/2018 Film Discussion: Rust and Bone
12/05/2018 IWA Holiday Party 2018
12/05/2018 December 2018 Chicago Meet & Greet
12/04/2018 French Language (in French): Party des fêtes!
12/03/2018 Performing Arts: Master Class (Terrence McNally)
11/29/2018 Insider Chicago: UIC Children's Hospital Tour & Lunch
11/28/2018 November 2018 Monthly Mailing
11/27/2018 Spanish Language: Driehaus Museum Tour
11/22/2018 Thanksgiving Holiday (Office Closed)
11/16/2018 Literature: A Long, Long Way (Sebastian Barry)
11/15/2018 Bridge, November 2018
11/15/2018 Swift School Book Distribution
11/14/2018 ESW: Idioms and Other Oddities of the English Language
11/13/2018 Modern Professional: Finding Your Geography of Place
11/13/2018 November 2018 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
11/12/2018 November 2018 North Shore Meet & Greet
11/12/2018 Beginner Bridge, November 2018
11/10/2018 Polish Language (in English): Reforming the Criminal Justice System
11/09/2018 Turkish Culture: Alternative/Holistic Health Strategies For Common Musculoskeletal Disorders
11/08/2018 Hellenic Culture & Insider Chicago Program
11/07/2018 November 2018 New Member Evening Welcome
11/07/2018 November 2018 Chicago Meet & Greet
11/06/2018 French Language: Discussion of "Jean de Florette"
11/05/2018 Performing Arts: Nell Gwynne (Jessica Swale)
11/02/2018 Knit and Chat, November 2018
11/01/2018 Film Discussion: Hearts Beat Loud
10/31/2018 October 2018 Monthly Mailing
10/30/2018 October 2018 New Member Orientation
10/29/2018 October 2018 Development Committee Meeting
10/25/2018 German Language: “Alfred & Agnes, the story of my Immigrant Parents”
10/24/2018 ESW: History of US Foreign Policy in the Middle East
10/19/2018 2018 IWA Woman Extraordinaire Award Celebration Honoring Shermin Kruse
10/18/2018 Bridge, October 2018
10/17/2018 International Dining: German, The Berghoff Restaurant
10/16/2018 October 2018 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
10/15/2018 CANCELED - Nominations Committee Meeting
10/14/2018 Arabic Culture: International Film Festival
10/13/2018 European Culture and Polish Language Joint Program
10/12/2018 Literature and Turkish Culture: Madonna in a Fur Coat, Sabahattin Ali
10/11/2018 Hellenic Culture: "Lives Afloat: The Greek Refugee Crisis"
10/10/2018 European Culture: Visit to Loro Piana
10/09/2018 Philanthropy Committee Meeting
10/09/2018 Finance Committee Meeting
10/08/2018 October 2018 Community Service meeting
10/08/2018 Beginner Bridge, October 2018
10/08/2018 October 2018 North Shore Meet & Greet
10/05/2018 Knit and Chat, October 2018
10/03/2018 Asian Culture & Film Discussion: Asian Pop-Up Cinema
10/03/2018 October 2018 Chicago Meet & Greet
10/02/2018 French Language: "Les Faux Amis"
10/01/2018 Performing Arts: Downstate (Bruce Norris)
09/28/2018 International Dining: Turkish, Pera Turkish Kitchen and Bar
09/27/2018 German Language: Ein deutches kulinarisches Erlebnis
09/26/2018 September 2018 Monthly Mailing
09/25/2018 September 2018 ALL MEMBER Evening Social
09/21/2018 Literature: The Hare with Amber Eyes, Edmund de Waal
09/20/2018 Modern Professional and Turkish Culture Joint Program
09/20/2018 CANCELED - September 2018 Gala Meeting
09/20/2018 Bridge, September 2018
09/19/2018 CANCELED - September 2018 Development Committee Meeting
09/18/2018 September 2018 Board of Directors Meeting
09/17/2018 September 2018 New Member Afternoon Social
09/17/2018 Spanish Language: Fall and Pre-Winter Fashion Show
09/15/2018 Hellenic Culture: "Nick the Greek" at Greenhouse Theater
09/13/2018 Turkish Culture: 15th Annual Chicago Turkish Festival
09/12/2018 Doe Thornburg, IWA Founder, Celebration of Life
09/11/2018 French Language: Fall Get-Together
09/10/2018 September 2018 North Shore Meet & Greet
09/10/2018 Beginner Bridge, September 2018
09/08/2018 Insider Chicago: Georg Jensen Exhibit Tour
09/07/2018 Knit and Chat, September 2018
09/06/2018 Asian Culture & Film Discussion: Air Hostess
09/05/2018 September 2018 Community Service meeting
09/05/2018 September 2018 Chicago Meet & Greet
09/04/2018 Board of Directors 2018-19 Kick-Off Meeting and Dinner
09/04/2018 Performing Arts: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Tennessee Williams)
09/03/2018 Labor Day (Office Closed)
08/29/2018 August 2018 Monthly Mailing
08/22/2018 CANCELED - August 2018 New Member Orientation
08/17/2018 Literature: Ghachar Ghochar by Vivek Shamnar
08/16/2018 Bridge, August 2018
08/14/2018 August 2018 Gala Meeting
08/13/2018 Beginner Bridge, August 2018
08/13/2018 August 2018 North Shore Meet & Greet
08/11/2018 European Culture: Italian Opera Favorites
08/08/2018 Asian & European Culture Joint Program
08/08/2018 August 2018 New Member Evening Welcome
08/01/2018 August 2018 Chicago Meet & Greet
07/26/2018 German Language (in English): SC Johnson Campus Walking Tour
07/24/2018 Asian Culture & International Dining: Celebration Luncheon
07/21/2018 Literature: Annual Pot-luck Dinner/Discussion
07/19/2018 Bridge, July 2018
07/10/2018 Modern Professional: Tuesdays on the Terrace
07/09/2018 Beginner Bridge, July 2018
07/09/2018 July 2018 North Shore Meet & Greet
07/04/2018 Independence Day (Office Closed)
07/02/2018 Performing Arts: Mies Julie (Yael Farber)
06/27/2018 European Culture: Classical Music Concert
06/27/2018 June Monthly Mailing
06/26/2018 Asian Culture Planning Meeting
06/22/2018 International Dining: Greek, Greek Islands
06/20/2018 June 2018 North Shore Meet & Greet
06/19/2018 June 2018 New Member Orientation
06/18/2018 Spanish Language: End of the Year Meeting
06/16/2018 Polish Language: "Helping Women and Mother Nature"
06/15/2018 Literature: "Autumn" by Ali Smith
06/14/2018 Hellenic Culture: Planning for 2018-19 Programs
06/13/2018 Modern Professional: Summer Celebration!
06/11/2018 Beginner Bridge, June 2018
06/08/2018 CANCELED: Turkish Culture: Holistic Health Strategies for MSDs
06/07/2018 June Spotlight, Film Viewing and Discussion: "The Salesman"
06/06/2018 June Chicago Meet & Greet
06/05/2018 French Language: End of the Year "Pique-Nique"
06/05/2018 June IWA Board of Directors Meeting