Welcome to the International Women's Club of Lausanne

IWC Lausanne promotes friendship amongst English-speaking women of all nationalities and encourages interest in social, sporting, and cultural endeavors.

Originally founded in 1968, today we are a flourishing and active, non-profit volunteer organization of international women of all ages, residing in the canton of Vaud and beyond.

Our membership spans more than 30 different countries and cultures and our activities range from moms & kids groups, to mountain hiking, skiing, book & language groups, bridge, and many more.

Upcoming events

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 14 October, 9:30-11:30


Come meet up with your IWC friends and hear what’s happening in and around the club. Everyone is welcome! As October is fundraising month, our speaker will be Taiba Rhamin, founder and president of Nai Qala.

After the meeting stay for lunch. Just tick the appropriate box on the Doodle sign-up. Visit our website calendar for full information, or contact events@iwc-lausanne.org

New Group: French for Beginners
Wednesdays at 10:00, Vevey


Starting 23 November

A new course for beginners. Its aim is to help you with the day to day language. Master the basics. Outings planned to practice what you’ve learnt.

For full information, visit our Activity Group page. If you are interested, please contact Ann at beginfrench@iwc-lausanne.org.

IWC Marché de Noël
Monday, 5 December, 9:00-14:00, Pully


Calling all Artisans and Bakers!

Mark your calendars for our third annual Christmas Fair, taking place at the Prieuré in Pully. Gifts and seasonal goods, as well as coffee and cakes for sale. Stalls for hire:  CHF 30/members and CHF 50/non-members.

If you would like to be a vendor, please write to fair@iwc-lausanne.org.

New Activity Group: La Côte Readers



A new book club has been formed int he La Côte are. 2nd Wednesday morning of each month at 9:30. Our first meeting dates will be 12 October and 9 November. Looking for 5 more members.

If you wish to join please contact Janet Henson at lc.readers@iwc-lausanne.org.

Hands On! Gelatin Printmaking: 31 October, 13:30-16:30


A fun and easy technique with endless possibilities! It requires very simple tools an yields wonderful results. Create several prints of your own.

Visit our website calendar for full information and sign-up. Contact Jeannine at handson@iwc-lausanne.org for questions and to get on the mailing list.

Free Spirits Outing:
Monday, 14 November

Swiss Parliament

Discover the world of the Swiss Parliament, how the representation is structured and how the Parliament works. Afterwards, we’ll make our way to the nearby Albert Einstein House.

Full details and registration on IWC website or contact freespirits@iwc-lausanne.org.

Interested in becoming a member?