The Berlin International Women’s Club (BIWC) unites women from different cultures and strives to foster mutual understanding and tolerance through cultural and social exchange, friendship and support.
We currently have about 30 activity groups organised by volunteers, catering for every interest and taste. You can learn more about the Club under About Us. To find out about our activity groups, take a look at the Activities section.
Long-time residents and new Berliners alike are welcome to become members: How to Join will guide you through the process. Our monthly morning and evening Meet & Greet meetings are your first point of contact.
Activity Highlights in February
Brighten up your February with our Club activities!
- An evening discussion of cross-cultural marriages: what is it like being married to someone from a different cultural background? How do you cope, enjoy, and learn to laugh about the differences?
- A guided tour of the Renaissance Theater, the only completely preserved Art Deco theater in Europe, with a lively theatrical history.
- A discussion of Margot Friedländer’s moving memoir, Try to Live your Life, about her experiences as a Jewish refugee in Berlin during World War II.
- A presentation and reception at the Taiwanese Representation in Berlin—learn about an island of technology, diverse traditional folk customs, a rich culture, modern art and fantastic food.
- A visit to internationally acclaimed artist James Turrell’s light installation at the Dorotheenstädter Cemetery – an art work that challenges the viewer’s perception of space.
- A visit to a Schoeneberg cafe with a living-room atmosphere: big bookshelves, wing chairs and sofas, and a variety of light meals.
- A visit to the exhibition ‘Color and Light’–works by neo-impressionist and pointillist Henri-Edmond Cross at the Barberini Museum in Potsdam.
- Lunch at a Chinese-Mongolian restaurant with a luxurious ambience and extensive lunch buffet.
- A discussion of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith. The story of idealistic Francie Nolan and her formative years in the slums of Williamsburg has been a favorite of many readers for more than sixty years.
Members should check the February Newsletter for details of these and the Club’s other regular activities: conversation groups in four languages, sports, Mah Jong … enjoy the activities your Club offers!