A list of woman’s associations in Jakarta that held non-profit activities and routine gatherings:
1. AWA (American Women’s Association of Indonesia)
The American Women’s Association of Indonesia is an organization that has been in existence in Indonesia for nearly 60 years and that has grown into a vibrant organization that connects more than 200 women with a supportive network of fellow expatriates, cultural integration, charitable works and plenty of fun activities!
AWA offers a variety of activities, opportunities to volunteer, and ways to meet and socialize with other members (e.g. Monday Morning Coffee & Chat, Monthly Social & Shopping, and Special Events).
Phone: +62 21 726 6281, +62 21 727 95256
Email: [email protected]
Regular AWA Center Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon
The AWA Center is conveniently located in Kabayoran Baru, Jakarta. Please call the Center for specific address and directions.
2. British Women’s Association
The BWA is open to all nationalities, and at their house in Kemang, BWA offers a variety of activities and clubs, weekly coffee mornings, lunches, Playgroups, quiz and social nights and so much more. In addition, BWA raises significant funds to support local charities through an annual Fashion Show, biannual bazaars, ladies golf tournaments and other social events.
3. Canadian Women’s Association
At present, CWA have approximately 75 members who are mainly Canadian, although everyone who has an interest in Canada and/or Canadian affairs is welcome to join. Membership entitles a person to receive a newsletter and exclusive attendance or a discount at some activities. Membership fees are 300,000 rupiah per year and the year runs from September 1 to August 31.
CWA typically holds coffee morning meetings on the first Thursday of each month, and both members and non-members are welcome.
For more information or to sign up, visit: http://www.cwajakarta.com/
4. Die Brucke
Die Brucke is an german-speaking women’s organization that holds routine social welfare programs, newcomer support, garage sale, handicrafts, and also distributes the Die Brucke magazine.
Women and men of every nationality are very welcome; most events, however, are conducted in German and speaking the language is an advantage.
PT Sumi Asih, ANZ Tower Fl 17 Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 33A Jakarta Pusat 10220 / Indonesia
Phone: +62 (0) 899 888 71 81
5. Indian Women’s Association Jakarta (IWAJ)
Established in 1975 to create harmony and unity amongst the different Indian communities in Jakarta, to promote social welfare activities and to make Indian women aware of the Indonesian culture.
Address : Jl. Tanjung 39, Jakarta Pusat
Email: [email protected]
6. Asociacion Iberoamericana (AIA)
The Iberoamerican Association is a non profit organization of multinational members, mainly women from Spanish and Portuguese speaking countries with an interest to learn, practice, and share their cultures. Conducts monthly ‘Welcome Coffee’, charities, fund-raising, bazaars, etc.
7. Expatriate Catholic Women’s Association
The Expatriate Catholic Women’s Association is a group of expat women who join in prayer and fellowship. Monthly meetings are held on the last Thursday of each month at a private residence and include Mass with Holy Communion, a speaker and a pot luck lunch. Promote fellowship among Catholic women providing support for each other. We also assist the needy through clothing drives and sponsoring small charities.
St. Peter Canisius Parish Atma Jaya Chapel (on the northeast corner of the Semanggi interchange)
Membership is open to women of all nationalities.
Address: Jl. Sudirman Jakarta
8. Asean Women’s Circle of Jakarta
ASEAN Women’s Circle of Jakarta is a social organization, whose members consist of women from 10 ASEAN countries living in Jakarta. The aim of this organization is to strengthen regional solidarity as well as to promote cooperation among their members through various social and cultural activities.
ASEAN Secretariat Building
Jl. Sisingamangaraja No. 70A Jakarta Selatan
Email : [email protected]
9. Philippine Women’s Association (PWA) Indonesia
A non-profit organisation for the promotion of friendship among Filipino women in Indonesia. Cultural and social activities with other expatriate and local communities including charity work.
contact Cean at [email protected] and Tina Grunke at [email protected].
10. Women’s International Club
WIC has become a gathering place for women of many more nationalities, coming together in friendship, taking part in the many circles, learning from each other, getting involved in social welfare activities and joining hands in raising funds together by organizing the WIC Annual Charity Bazaar.
The Club is a secular and strictly non-political, non-profit organisation, open only to women, and run by a mixed Indonesian/expatriate Executive Committee elected by the membership.
Gedung Nyi Ageng Serang, 4th Floor.
Jl. Rasuna Said, Kav. C-22, Kuningan Jakarta – 12920
Phone : 021 526 3302/3303