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 |2017-03-30T13:24:05-04:00March 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 |2017-03-30T13:09:57-04:00March 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 |2017-03-30T13:10:40-04:00March 29th, 2017|2017 International Women's Day Essays|Comments Off on International Women’s Day – Becky W. Shares About Taking Care of Yourself

International Women’s Day – Frida N. Trains as a Pilot

My name is Frida Norberg and I am from Sweden!  My counselor is Jennifer Minnitti. I just wanted to tell you real short about how my life change when I arrived to my host family in northern Virginia. I am on my second year together with them. It has changed my life forever and my [...]

By |2017-03-24T15:14:19-04:00March 24th, 2017|2017 International Women's Day Essays|Comments Off on International Women’s Day – Frida N. Trains as a Pilot

2017 International Women’s Day Winner – Maria D.

For 2017 International Women's Day the theme was #BEBOLDFORCHANGE. We invited Au Pairs to share their greatest accomplishment so far in their year as an Au Pair in America, that has changed or will change their life for the better. Maria D. from Mexico is in Agnes Barton's Virginia cluster: My greatest achievement as an Au Pair is having [...]

By |2017-03-17T18:19:51-04:00March 17th, 2017|2017 International Women's Day Essays|Comments Off on 2017 International Women’s Day Winner – Maria D.

2017 International Women’s Day Winner – Pamela B.

For 2017 International Women's Day the theme was #BEBOLDFORCHANGE. We invited Au Pairs to share their greatest accomplishment so far in their year as an Au Pair in America, that has changed or will change their life for the better. Pamela B. from Brazil is in Shelley Kwatny's Philadelphia cluster: Being strong, patient, nervous, sometimes crying for no apparent [...]

By |2017-03-17T18:18:18-04:00March 17th, 2017|2017 International Women's Day Essays|Comments Off on 2017 International Women’s Day Winner – Pamela B.

2017 International Women’s Day Winner – Rattana K.

For 2017 International Women's Day the theme was #BEBOLDFORCHANGE. We invited Au Pairs to share their greatest accomplishment so far in their year as an Au Pair in America, that has changed or will change their life for the better. Rattana K. from Thailand is in Kim Van Cleave Michaels' Seattle cluster: Throughout my life, [...]

By |2017-03-17T18:16:15-04:00March 17th, 2017|2017 International Women's Day Essays|Comments Off on 2017 International Women’s Day Winner – Rattana K.

International Women’s Day Contest 2017

Wednesday, March 8th is International Women's Day and Au Pair In America invites their Au Pairs to participate in the 2017 contest. The theme for this year is #BEBOLDFORCHANGE and we invite you to share your greatest accomplishment so far in your year as an Au Pair in America, that has changed or will change your [...]

By |2017-03-01T23:47:05-05:00March 1st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on International Women’s Day Contest 2017
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