PWG’s current Secretary, Martina Klemm, will be stepping down in January after devoting over a year to volunteering for our organization. Her efficiency and attention to detail will be sorely missed! When one door closes, another door opens – take a look at this summarized position description and see...
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What an amazing evening with Emily Yaffee, director and founder of the International Community Music School Basel (ICMS). Emily, an American from Virginia, found herself in Basel with a vision to create a space that would go beyond teaching music. With a strong desire to provide high quality music...
As we fill up our agendas with work goals, relationship goals, personal development goals, and more, we often forget to carve out some time to take care of ourselves – and this lack of attention may be keeping us from reaching our goals! Health coaches Aletta Karsies van Eden...
What started with love for a Polish woman became a desire to learn Polish (in Basel no less), and culminated in the creation of a platform that allows anyone to design and create their own course. Our guest speaker for September’s Women Entrepreneurs event “How to Create Your Own...
After a month-long break, PWG returned strong: our first meeting back from summer vacation “Tips and tricks to make an outstanding application for the Swiss job market” was hosted by guest speaker Silvia de Belis, CTC Recruiting expert, and accompanied by fellow CTC Recruiters Estefania Cordova and Madhu Singh, sparking an unexpected...
Being an Expat in Switzerland is something that many of our members experience. What are the strategies to cope with it? If you’re reading PWG blog, you definitely know one of them already: reach out to like-minded people. Just like we do it at PWG Basel. And as we...
And some more reflections after Basel Tour with Jakob shared by Judit Csapo – Karovits. As long as I have been a member of PWG, I have been fascinated by the diversity of interests, nationalities, paths, energies and life journeys of our members. PWG is about...
After a long work meeting in Cern one day, Clare O’Dea, an Irish journalist and writer, sat down in her seat on the train to go home when a man sat down next to her and started up a conversation. Not Swiss himself, he mistakenly took Clare for Swiss...
Sarka Fabre, PWG member and former Job Hunt Support Group attendee, just recently landed her first job in Basel and we want to extend to her a very sincere congratulations on her achievement! Sarka was gracious enough to answer some questions we had regarding her job-hunting journey – here are her...
There are so many wonderful activities to choose from this weekend that choosing only one or two to attend may be difficult! Friday kicks off the 9th annual Young Stage circus festival. This is the premiere circus event in Switzerland and one of the elite events in the world! The...