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Isabella Q. is Featured Winner of International Women’s Day 2019 Contest

We received many great entries entries from our au pairs for the International Women's Day contest.  We'd like to feature one entry in particular and highlight several others. Isabella Q. from Brazil I remember dreaming about living an exchange experience since I was a teenager. Looking back to my last two years as an Au [...]

By | March 26th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Isabella Q. is Featured Winner of International Women’s Day 2019 Contest

International Women’s Day Contest 2019

Friday, March 8th, is International Women's Day, and Au Pair In America invites you to participate in our 2019 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 8th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on International Women’s Day Contest 2019

International Women’s Day – Joanna T. from Poland

Joanna T. from Poland is in Stephanie Bias's New Jersey cluster and shares her reflections for International Women's Day. "City of stars. Are you shining just for me?" Lyrics of the song from La la Land. The plot is about two people, who had their biggest dreams. My "City of Stars" is New York City. [...]

By | April 17th, 2017|2017 International Women's Day Essays|Comments Off on International Women’s Day – Joanna T. from Poland

International Women’s Day – Mara A. from Italy

Ciao! I am Mara A. from Italy. I am an au pair in San Francisco, California and my Community Counselor is Lisa Castagna. My greatest accomplishment, in these 9 months as an au pair is  that I have totally forgotten the meaning of the word "difference". I don't see a difference of color, religion or country. [...]

By | April 14th, 2017|2017 International Women's Day Essays|Comments Off on International Women’s Day – Mara A. from Italy

International Women’s Day – Anna G. from Germany

Anna G. from Germany, is in Agnes Barton's Virginia cluster. For International Women's Day Anna did a self-reflection: Hi! I'm Anna from Germany and I'm an AuPair for almost three months now. My greatest accomplishment so far is that I love myself. I'm an introverted person so going to live with complete strangers, in a [...]

By | April 4th, 2017|2017 International Women's Day Essays|Comments Off on International Women’s Day – Anna G. from Germany

International Women’s Day – Jessica M. Talks about Confidence

Jessica M. from Germany is in Victoria Paton's Maryland cluster. One of the very first things I did after I arrived in the United States in January of 2017 was participate in the Women's March on Washington. It was a truly inspiring day and unlike anything I had ever seen before.  Every single person there [...]

By | March 31st, 2017|2017 International Women's Day Essays|Comments Off on International Women’s Day – Jessica M. Talks about Confidence

International Women’s Day – Pauline B. from Germany

Pauline B. from Germany is in Angela Holland's Connecticut cluster. "Great things are done by a series of small things brought together." - Vincent van Gogh This quote of Vincent van Gogh describes everything I want to say in my text for the international Women's day. It is all about togetherness! We as women, so [...]

By | March 30th, 2017|2017 International Women's Day Essays|Comments Off on International Women’s Day – Pauline B. from Germany

International Women’s Day – Becky W. Shares About Taking Care of Yourself

Becky W. from England is in Katja Lewis's New Jersey cluster "On average au pairs gain ten pounds during their year here". I heard these words at orientation and thought, 'nope, not me'. I wasn't enjoying the way I was looking or feeling when I arrived so decided to do something about it; finding many [...]

By | March 29th, 2017|2017 International Women's Day Essays|Comments Off on International Women’s Day – Becky W. Shares About Taking Care of Yourself
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