About Connecting Women

Our Vision and Mission

Connecting Women aims to provide our members and guests with an enriching and inspiring evening of learning and sharing every month. At Connecting Women, you will have the opportunity to meet kindred spirits, network and enjoy a speaker or activity on topics as diverse as personal and professional development, social and environmental issues and intercultural exchange. We strive to create a warm, welcoming environment for all women and to inspire you to be the best you can be.

Our History

Connecting Women was founded in 1997 by a group of expatriate women who saw a need for an English-speaking forum where women of different nationalities could meet to share experiences, network and to make connections. We are an international community of diverse women between the ages of 20 and 75. Our members and guests come from many different countries and have diverse backgrounds. Some of us work full-time, others part-time, some are not currently in paid employment. The organization is very relaxed and friendly and we do not demand a host of details from those who attend our gatherings.

Meet the Board

Connecting Women is an all-volunteer organization managed and run by a board of women. This is the current team:

Allyson

adventurous, curious, passionate about people and the climate, loves exploring, not afraid of  a challenge, enjoys cooking, reading, up-cycling, actual cycling, yoga, with an insatiable desire to travel

 

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Nelly

Nelly

organized, curious, passionate about personal development and learning new things, enjoys traveling and exploring food cultures, likes Pilates, golf and skiing, is a big fan of contemporary dance and art

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Noffi

Noffi

natural connector, warm and creative, interested in other cultures and life styles, enjoys being with others, loves doing body balance, adores special designs and inventions, passionate about her work as interior architect

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