The purpose of the IWC is to promote friendship, to further cultural activities among women of all nationalities and diverse culture residing in Moscow. Our members find that participating in club activities helps them meet new people with similar interests, learn new things and feel part of the community.support our community and service and community-based organizations. We are committed to making a difference in the lives of others in the city where we live.
Who are we?
The International Women’s Club of Moscow is truly international! Our membership of over 400 members this year is made up of women and men representing around 110 countries. The International Women’s Club is the largest women’s club in Moscow. Our membership consists predominantly of diplomats’ spouses, women who have joined their partners in Moscow on business assignments and female business professionals in their own right. Here is the Overview of the club.
What do we do?
We provide opportunities for friendship, knowing other cultures, and the sharing of mutual interests among members from all around the world. We also extend support and information to newcomers. There are many interesting activities held regularly for members. The club also support less privileged children, women. Find out more on charities in Charity section.
How is the club financed?
To make it possible to serve our members and the community, we rely on membership fees (4000 rubles for club session 2016-17) and corporate partnership and donations. Currently, our membership fees cover the operating expenses of the club and contribute some part of the major fund-raising events. The money needed to support our charity projects is raised through the Fund Raising Events.
Coffee mornings are held twice a month for newcomers and members, normally on the 1st Saturday and 2nd Tuesday of each month. These are very informal and friendly meet ups where new comers and old members socialize over a cup of coffee, tea and light snacks sponsored by the club. The membership team’s very friendly ladies are there to welcome you. More on this
Monthly Meet & Greets
Meet & Greets are held once a month during the club session (September to June, usually on the third Thursday of the month at attractive locations in Moscow. Members get a taste of a different culture at an Embassy, having a private view of an exhibition at an art gallery, watching a performance or sometimes cruising the Moskva river. More on this
International Women’s Evenings
International Women’s Evenings a great way to know about the expat stories either professional or personal, are held once a month, usually on a Monday evening of the month. The IWC invites both IWC members and guests (working and non-working) to an evening where you can unwind and network and learn about the professional careers and experiences of expat women from around the world. More on this.
Join one or more activity from around 50 activities like Architecture Walks, Cooking, Learning Languages, Museum Visits, Nordic Walking, Painting, Russian Literature and Yoga and many more are the unique features of our Club More on this.
Fund Raising Events
With the intention to raise funds for financial and material support to local charity projects, the club organizes following events. You can find more information about the Charity Projects on the Charity section in the main menu
Every year Winter Bazaar is organized by the club at Radisson Slavyanskaya Hotel (usually last Saturday in November). The club invites all the Embassies in Moscow to promote their food, crafts and culture to Moscovites. It presents an unique opportunity to buy the special products, taste their food and enjoy their cultural programs from around 60-70 countries.
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Embassies of the World Dinner & Ball
After Christmas the club organizes an elegant Ball with the support of the diplomatic community (Embassies) in Moscow. The raised funds (profits) are donated to the IWC Charity Board, which supports and monitors over 40 projects (around 20 charities) annually to provide assistance to those in need in Moscow and nearby regions. More on this.