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Au Pair in America Explorer for March

Au Pair in America Explorer for March Nicolle F. from Brazil in Elaine Lyon's Alexandria, VA cluster. Nicolle is spending her year on program in Alexandria, VA.  She has been very active not only attending all the cluster meetings and helping out new au pairs,  but she also volunteers every weekend at the church Sunday [...]

By | April 1st, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorer for March

IWD 2020 Raffle Winner Vivian from Brazil

Vivian O. from Brazil in Stephanie Harris's Massachusetts cluster is the raffle winner for our IWD essay contest.  Please view all the wonderful entries here! https://www.globalawareness.com/2020/03/2020-international-womens-day-vivian-o-from-brazil/

By | March 30th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on IWD 2020 Raffle Winner Vivian from Brazil

South African Au Pair Celeste Teaches About the Big 5

Au pair Celeste from South Africa, is spending her program year in Jaqui Collier's St. Louis, Missouri cluster. “I had lots of fun doing my presentation at my host kids school. I presented to about 17 kids in the 1st grade and they were so excited to learn about my home country South Africa. I [...]

By | March 18th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on South African Au Pair Celeste Teaches About the Big 5

International Nights

Global Awareness is a great resource for "International Nights" and au pairs as well as their host children's schools have benefited from sharing culture, food, and information about various countries. Having a live person who has direct knowledge of the culture of a particular country makes it real for the kids who travel from booth [...]

By | March 13th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on International Nights

International Women’s Day Contest 2020

Sunday, March 8th, is International Women's Day, and Au Pair In America invites you to participate in our 2020 contest! To enter, please submit a short essay (250 words) about how your au pair experience may influence your future or the future of young women in your home country. Please submit your email, your name, Au [...]

By | March 5th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on International Women’s Day Contest 2020

Au Pair in America Explorer for February

Au Pair in America Explorer for February Aluska D. from Brazil in Carol Perry's Bainbridge Island, WA cluster. Aluska's community counselor Carol Perry has nominated Aluska for the Au Pair in America Explorer recognition.  Aluska is enrolled in the UCLA program for her educational requirements.  As many of the nominated Explorers have done, Aluska also [...]

By | March 4th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorer for February

Girl Scouts World Thinking Day February 22nd

Girl Scouts World Thinking Day is a great way to do a Global Awareness presentation! German au pair Emily E. was able to showcase her home country at the Girl Scouts World Thinking Day celebration in Cynthia Chan's Maryland cluster.  This is what the scout leader had to say about having Emily being part of [...]

By | February 22nd, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Girl Scouts World Thinking Day February 22nd

Girl Scouts World Thinking Day in Alexandria, VA

Global Awareness presentations are great in the classrooms, but also at Girl Scouts events!  World Thinking Day is celebrated by the Girl Scouts and Alexandria, VA-based Community Counselor Elaine Lyons shared with us some pictures of one her au pairs presenting.  What a great way for these girls to learn about Brazil!  Au pairs can [...]

By | February 12th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Girl Scouts World Thinking Day in Alexandria, VA
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