Celebrating Indigenous People’s Day in the US

Au Pair In America Community Counselors are as unique and diverse as our au pairs.  Global Awareness caught up with one in Denver, Colorado, Laura Mauger, to hear her story and seek advice on the upcoming celebrations of Indigenous People's Day.  Here is what Laura shared from her past and her advice as we celebrate [...]

By |2021-10-07T15:50:56-04:00October 7th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Celebrating Indigenous People’s Day in the US

Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month

It’s Latinx Heritage Month: Sept 15-Oct 15 American heritage is Latinx heritage!   This is the month that we recognize and celebrate the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States. The day of September 15 is significant because it is the anniversary of independence for Latin [...]

By |2021-10-12T19:25:38-04:00October 1st, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month

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 |2020-04-01T15:58:11-04:00April 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 |2020-03-30T17:08:35-04:00March 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 |2020-03-18T14:05:56-04:00March 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 |2020-03-13T11:43:39-04:00March 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 |2020-03-16T15:05:18-04:00March 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 |2020-03-04T18:26:57-05:00March 4th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorer for February
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