Who We Are

The Hanoi International Women’s Club (HIWC) is a non-profit group whose membership is open to all expatriates living in Hanoi, Vietnam. Whether you are living in Hanoi, moving to Hanoi or thinking about moving to Hanoi, the HIWC has information and events for every expatriate.

The objectives of the HIWC are to promote the development of social, charitable and cultural activities among its members, the Hanoi expatriate community, and the people of Vietnam; and to provide a forum for expatriates to identify and discuss issues of common interest regarding their personal and professional lives in Vietnam. Raising funds has always been at the forefront of all HIWC activities and the Annual Charity Bazaar has become a signature event of the Club, generating most of our charitable funds. These funds are used to finance our Community Aid Projects, which improve the lives of disadvantaged women and children, and small communities in Hanoi.

We know that moving to Hanoi and then living in Hanoi can be both rewarding and challenging, and by providing a supportive network for all Hanoi expats, we know that you will learn to love Hanoi, just like we do.

Upcoming Events

We hold regular events for meeting up with Hanoi expat newcomers and regulars alike at exciting venues. Also there are usually lucky prize draws held at these events so join the HIWC to be in with a chance to win. Find out more by viewing our list of upcoming events and activities.

Newcomers Coffee Mornings 2015
Hanoi expatriate welcome

Thursday June 18th 2015 10am – 12pm
Thursday August 6th 2015 10am – 12pm
Thursday September 3rd 2015 10am – 12pm
Thursday October 1st 2015 10am – 12pm
Thursday November 12th 2015 10am – 12pm
Contact newcomers@hanoi-iwc.com

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A Reminder that the SURVIVAL VIETNAMESE CIRCLE meets on Fridays at 2pm. Please register by emailing nikita24480@gmail.com. ... See MoreSee Less


Please join Hanoi Native Nikita this Friday 26th June for "Survival Vietnamese. " Learn some useful phrases and learn some useful things about Hanoi including where to buy things and how much to pay.

Meet at 2 pm at : Hidden Hanoi, 147 Nghi Tam, Tay Ho

Please register by emailing nikita24480@gmail.com

**Survival Vietnamese Circle runs through the summer, every Friday at 2pm**
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Continuing through the summer:

Survival Vietnamese, meets 2pm Fridays
Bridge (as long as there are 4 people minimum).

Resuming in August:

Intermediate Tennis
English Conversation
Arts and Culture
Quilting Group
Poetry Lovers Society

Resuming in September (or late)r:

Book Club
Film Club
Reiki/Energy Healing
Lunchtime Literary Discussion

Coming soon:

Survival English
English Reading (circle organiser wanted!)

For further information email: circle activities@hanoi-iwc.com, and look out for the next edition of Lotus News.
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NEWCOMERS to Hanoi: A reminder to people new in town that you are welcome to join our Newcomers get together this Thursday at 10am. You don't have to be a member to attend. Please see our events page for more details and how to sign up. ... See MoreSee Less