About IWA Johor Bahru

The lnternational Women’s Association of Johor Bahru (lWA) is a non-profit organization established in May 1999 to support expatriates living in Johor Bahru. Giving back to the community is at the heart of the lWA. Fund raising activities are organized to aid local charities by providing items ranging from basic essentials for charitable homes and educational material for schools to special equipment required for healthcare.

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What We Do

IWA supports, attends and fundraises at events for non-profit organisations. Members are all volunteers and have a passion for helping others.

Annual General Meeting 2018

International Women's Association of Johor Bahru held the 2018 Annual General Meeting at Amari Resort on Tuesday 29th January 2018. The Annual Report was presented to members and Executive Committee Board Members were appointed for 2018.

Supporting Local Charities

IWA offer members many opportunities to support a variety of local charities. JEIWA - Johor Empowerment of Intellectual Women's Association. JARO - Johor Area Rehabilitation Organization. Breast Cancer Support Group Johor Bahru. United Nations Refugee School. The Old Folk Home. Johor Bahru Alzheimers Disease Support Association and Care2Share.

Coffee Mornings

IWA monthly coffee mornings are one of the most popular ways for members to "Explore Johor". Each month the committee tries to link these regular events to a variety of cultural themes including many international holidays, events and celebrations.

International Cooking Classes

IWA cooking classes are extremely popular because they offer us all an opportunity to experience cuisines from around the world. Members host these cooking classes and share their favourite recipes from their home country.

IWA Events

Annual General Meeting

International Women's Association of Johor Bahru held the 2019 Annual General Meeting at Mind, Bread & Soul on Tuesday 15th January 2019.


15 JAN 2019

International Women's Day at Double Tree By Hilton

This International Women's Day, come and join IWA Johor Bahru at the Double Tree By Hilton!


8 MAR 2017

Monthly Coffee Mornings

IWA holds coffee morning on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Join us as we enjoy a cultural and fun morning together !




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