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

2021 Peace Day Submission – Maria Sophie from Austria

Meaning of a “unknown” word Peace is a word, not often used it only means good but most of the time it will get refused. It is rare to find and easy to break and some people say they have it, but it is fake. So what does that word actually mean? Has anybody the [...]

By |2021-10-06T17:10:33-04:00October 6th, 2021|2021 Peace Day Submissions|Comments Off on 2021 Peace Day Submission – Maria Sophie from Austria

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

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

Au Pair in America Explorer for January

Au Pair in America Explorer for January Johanna K. from Germany in Marianne Grandin's  New Canaan, CT cluster. Johanna's community counselor Marianne Grandin has nominated Johanna for the Au Pair in America Explorer recognition.  Marianne let us know that Johanna: "Has booked a weekend class to Washington DC with several other au pairs in my [...]

By |2020-02-10T10:18:38-05:00February 10th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorer for January

Happy Holidays from Global Awareness!

Happy Holidays to all the au pairs who have been our Global Awareness ambassadors this year. We are humbled  to see how so many work so hard to promote multi-cultural understanding and build cross-cultural bridges by sharing their knowledge with the children in their communities. Thank you for your participation this year and we are [...]

By |2019-12-23T21:26:20-05:00December 27th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Happy Holidays from Global Awareness!

Au Pair in America Explorers for December

Au Pair in America Explorers for December Community Counselors have identified these two au pairs as the Au Pair in America Explorers for December. Suzette H. from Panama in Jasmin Newsome's  Baton Rouge, LA cluster. Suzette received many accolades from her host family about her assimilating into their life style.  What was fun to read [...]

By |2019-12-23T21:15:51-05:00December 23rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorers for December

Au Pair in America Explorer for November

Au Pair in America Explorer for November Marie H. from the Czech Republic in Marianne Grandin's New Canaan, CT cluster. Community Counselor Marianne Grandin nominated Marie as an Au Pair in America Explorer because she said: "Not only did she do the Global Awareness presentation (see blog post), in September she volunteered to work at [...]

By |2019-12-10T21:19:19-05:00December 6th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorer for November
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