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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Welcoming a lot of new faces to Hanoi today at Newcomers Coffee Morning! Wonderful crowd! ... See MoreSee Less

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HIWC's visit with Ms. Thuong Thuong! ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy National Day to our friends in Hanoi! We hope you enjoy celebrating Vietnam’s 70 years of independence. ... See MoreSee Less

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Check us out in the VTC10 News with our upcoming Vision Awardee, Ms. Nguyen Thi Thu Thuong!

HIWC and HIWC's Community Aid Committee look forward to presenting this year’s Vision Award for Inspiring Women to Miss Thuong. Miss Thuong is a woman with VISION, a woman who through her own efforts grew an idea into reality in Vietnam.

We hope HIWC Members can join us for our Vision Award ceremony and coffee morning on Thursday September 10th from 9.30am-12pm in the Ballroom of the Intercontinental Westlake hotel.

Please register here to ensure you get a seat - tinyurl.com/numlue5
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Are you new to Hanoi? Or would you like to help HIWC welcome newcomers to Hanoi?! Join us this coming Thursday 3rd September at 10am, is our Newcomers welcome coffee. This is a great opportunity to meet others and perhaps make some new friends while finding out more about HIWC!

If you know anyone who is new to Hanoi or if that is yourself, please register to attend to receive more information on location from Lia at newcomers@hanoi-iwc.com
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September Newcomers Welcome

September 3, 2015, 10:00am


A special meet up for those people who are new to Hanoi and would like to know more about the HIWC. Please email Lia Garcia Halpin at newcomers@hanoi-iwc to register and for venue details. 10am- 12 ...

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