Special Announcement



Rebuilding a Community When You Relocate

WBFN South Africa
Date: March 15, 2020
Most of us at WBFN have moved at least once.  Leaving behind everything familiar and starting over can be a challenge.

From the Presidents' desk—March 2020

Padmini and Marie-Noelle
Date: March 01, 2020
WBFN Presidents' message

From pajamas to friendship, and how the WBFN has...

Ana Libisch
Date: March 01, 2020
a 30 something year old woman .....having to leave her comfort zone, friends, family, her lovely apartment, her plants, the amazing coastline of Uruguay.......

Sleep & Sleep Hygiene

Date: February 15, 2020
Obtaining healthy sleep is important for both physical and mental health. Adequate amount and good quality of sleep are basic human needs

Solving a Temporary Career Dilemma: from...

Solving a Career Dilemma
Date: January 15, 2020
Marcela had spent over ten years to qualify as a pediatric intensive care specialist. She was working at a hospital in Brazilia when she and her husband decided to move to Chicago for two years...

Where Shall We Go Next? (AKA the conversation)

Where Shall we go next
Date: January 01, 2020
I loved my job but I had to leave to follow my spouse; I underestimated the cost in every sense of moving with him/her; I am tired of having to stop and start with every relocation; or, We discussed it but I didn’t think she would get the job. Does this sound familiar...

Working In an American Company

Lorenzo Alia
Date: January 01, 2020
My life experience in the United States would not have been complete if I had not found a job in an American company. Why? Because it’s an excellent way to understand American society better...

What Are the Basics of Domestic Abuse and...

What Are the Basics of Domestic Abuse and Prevention?
Date: October 01, 2019
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the United States. This is a time to reflect on education and prevention within our communities.

Recently arrived in DC? Here is a quick look at...

Check list for a successful relocation WBFN activities
Date: September 01, 2019
Recently arrived in DC? Here’s what’s happening at the WBFN to help you start your life here.