Are you new to Eindhoven and would you like to meet women from all over the world? The International Women's Club may be just what you are looking for!
We are a social club for international women living in the Eindhoven area. Our mission is to ease the transition for newcomers to Eindhoven and we have been welcoming them for more than 50 years.
Our club has about 150 members from over 40 nationalities, some have just arrived, others have lived in The Netherlands for over 30 years. People join our club for a variety of reasons: to learn more about Eindhoven and Dutch culture, to make new friends, to practice their English, to get acclimated quickly and to join our vibrant expatriate community. IWCE is here to make Eindhoven feel smaller and more welcoming for you. We make it our mission to introduce you to the rich cultural diversity that this wonderful city has to offer.
Each month, from September to June, IWCE scouts out interesting and often highly original activities for our members, featuring guest speakers, workshops and outings.
These are perfect opportunities to spend time together and share new, exciting experiences.
To help our members feel at home, we have Area Representatives in each area of the city of Eindhoven and in the surroundings. An Area Rep is a contact point for the club members in her area. She welcomes the new members, introduces them to the other members in the same area, and invites them to get together regularly. Area Reps can also answer any practical questions a member might have.
The IWCE also gives back to the wider community, organizing fundraising efforts, such as bake sales, raffles and the annual Winter Market and, once a year, selecting IWCE's charity of the year. Also, we invite guest speakers from various charitable organisations to introduce themselves, promote their goals and share the ways members can give support.
November 19th 2020 - Winter Market (online)
We look forward to hearing from you or seeing you at the next meeting!
Click on the button "Join Us", if you wish to get a taste of who we are (without obligation) attend one of our monthly members meetings.
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Through our daytime and evening activities IWCE promotes networking and friendship between English speaking women from many different countries. Aside from our monthly general meetings featuring guest speakers, workshops and outings, IWCE members are also welcome to join Special Interest Groups (SIGs) — one of our most attractive characteristics. These groups meet during the day or evening to share their interests and passions. Our SIGs range widely from Choir to Film Group, Book Clubs to Italian Conversation, Gourmet Club, Yoga Class and so on (check the Activities and Groups to learn more).
Gather together, roll up your sleeves, and get something delicious done. A fun way to explore international cuisine.
A bite of happiness!
This group is tailored to those who enjoy a high-end experience for the world’s best entertainers. It is specifically designed for the music, ballet, film and art lover.
Are you up for a premiun experience?
We live at a unique time where beauty, health and wellness are rapidly converging in meaningful ways. A group to share these thoughts along with advice and tips on balancing life's daily stresses.
A great way to stay connected with a community of like-minded readers while also expanding your understanding of what literature has to offer.
"Reading is a way for me to expand my mind, open my eyes, and fill up my heart " Oprah Winfrey
"It's so much easier too feel integrated and at home with people sharing similar stories."
"Returning to the Netherlands was not so easy. I felt more like a 'world' citizen and the IWCE helped to meet like-minded women."