We are excited to present the following upcoming events. Click on the event title and register to attend.
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We've hosted some fantastic events! Not to worry if you were unable to attend. Click on the links and watch them at your convenience.
February 2, 2021
Dr Peter Singer is Special Advisor to the Director General of WHO, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, and Assistant Director General of WHO. In this role he supports the Director General to transform WHO into an Organization sharply focused on impact at the country level. Dr Singer co-chaired the transition team; was the architect of WHO’s strategy and its “triple billion” target; works with colleagues to guide consistent strategy implementation of WHO’s program budget, results framework and first investment case. Watch here.
February 5, 2021
A talk with Margaret Davis Ghielmetti
Margaret has lived on four continents and has visited nearly 50 countries. In her book “Brave(ish): A Memoir of a Recovering Perfectionist”. Margaret recounts her journey as an intrepid traveler setting off at forty to live the expatriate dream overseas — only to discover that she has no idea how to live even her own life! Watch here.
February 12, 2021
A talk with Knut Schwander
Knut Schwander is the Editor of GaultMillau Suisse Romande. GaultMillau Channel is the leading gastronomic guide featuring more than 800 restaurants throughout Switzerland. Recently their service has been extended with videos and texts in English. Watch here.
Click here for a list of Knut's favorite places to buy chocolate in Geneva.
Click here to watch Gault Millau's Valentine video with two easy-to-make recipes.
March 2, 2021
How to Find Your Creative Writing with Eric Carlson
Eric is hails from the U.S. and aside from his job at the United Nations, he is a writer - writing novels, short stories, as well as non-fictions books and articles on Human Rights. Eric is well known for his books: “Anxiety of Ghosts”, “Muladona”, “Saint Perpetuus Club of Buenos Aires”, “I Remember Julia: Voices of the disappeared”, and “GAS: A Short Story Collection”. Watch here.
March 8, 2021 - International Women's Day
A Talk with Anne Hornung-Soukup
We are delighted that Anne Hornung-Soukup accepted our invitation to speak to us on on the occasion of International Women’s Day. Find out about the inner workings of the Geneva public transportation system by one of our AIWC members as she shares her experiences in her role as Chair of the Board of the TPG. Watch here.
Click here to see Anne's presentation,
March 12, 2021
Friday Hiking Group
If you are excited about getting out with a group or on your own, if you want to know the best trails and where to find them or if you just want to learn more about our hiking groups come join us. We'll be answering questions as well as sharing information about routes in and out of Geneva, hiking apps/maps, our Friday and Wednesday groups and a new adventure group, as well as how COVID safety guidelines affect our group. Watch here.
March 25, 2021
A talk with David Hawley on Education in the Time of COVID
David Hawley, Director General of Ecolint and Chief Executive and educational leader of the Foundation that governs all three campuses has kindly accepted to speak at our Extremely Exciting Evening Event series.
A Canadian and U.S. national, David began his career teaching science in Guatemala and Venezuela. He has since served as head of schools in Costa Rica, Germany, Atlanta, Canada and The Hague before coming to Switzerland to Ecolint. David and his wife, (and AIWC member) Leisa Weld (a statistician in the field of global health) have lived in Geneva since 2017. Watch here.
Click here for the Ecolint 2020-21 COVID-19 Guidelines.
March 26, 2021
2021 Spring and Summer Fashion Trends with Anne Gottwald
AIWC member, Anne Gottwald, has over fifteen years corporate experience in brand management, merchandising and retail buying for global brands such as Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger and Bloomingdale’s. She is ready to answer your questions and get you looking your best! Watch here.