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Annie Walsh Old Girls Association  (AWOGA)   Washington Metropolitan Branch

President - Mimie Williams

Vice President - Audrey Pabs-Garnon

Secretary - Daphne Marke

Assistant Secretary - Fatmata McCormack

Social Secretary - Mabel Macaulay

Assistant Social Secretary - Ada Rahim

Treasurer - Jacqueline Jones-Dove

Assistant Treasurer - Marcellina Leigh

Auditor - Omotayo Nensala

Public Relations Officer - Marion Richards

Member Relations Officer - Rita Johnson

Ex-officio - Marion Koso-Thomas

Ex-officio - Hilda Macauley

Ex-officio - Sylvia Porter

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 I pledge my utmost in working to fulfill our Association’s mission, which includes;

Providing financial & moral support to the AWMS in its mission to educate and develop young girls in Sierra Leone in pursuit of excellence in all areas, including academic performance and discipline grounded in solid Christian foundation;

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In keeping with the motto: Non Sibi Sed Omnibus – Not for Self but for All, of our alma mater, the Annie Walsh Memorial School (AWMS), the Washington Metropolitan Branch of AWOGA was founded to raise funds for the advancement of education and for the improvement of the quality of student life at the AWMS.

Contributions made to our  Alma Mater - The AWMS AWOGA Executive 2015-2017 President’s Message

AWOGA Washington 1986 - 2016 30 Years of Supporting Excellence  in Education for Girls


The Annie Walsh Old Girls Association (AWOGA) is a global network of alumnae of The Annie Walsh Memorial School (AWMS) in Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa, operating under various branches worldwide.  

Established in The State of Maryland on July 26, 1986, The AWOGA Washington Branch, a qualified tax-exempt non-profit charitable association, provides a local medium in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area for AWMS alumnae and well-wishers to be highly engaged as a community in support of The AWMS.

Aligning with other branches of AWOGA, the mission of AWOGA Washington, as stated article of Incorporation and By-laws is to:  

 provide financial support and assistance in promoting the academic, social and cultural goals of its alma mater, The Annie Walsh Memorial School.

 serve as role models for current pupils individually and collectively

 assist in the improvement of the general education and welfare of the pupils of the school

 establish an active line of communication between current and past pupils of the school

Membership in the Association is open to any and all bona fide Annie Walsh Alumnae who are residents in the United States, and who have met membership dues requirements. Past Annie Walsh pupils who are visitors in the United States are eligible to become associate members for a period not to exceed one year.

All AWMS alumnae are eligible and are invited to become members of the AWMS Old Girls Association (AWOGA).  Provisions for membership and governance of the Association are detailed in the Association’s By-Laws. The Association is managed by a board of elected officers. Meetings are held on the first Saturday of the month, January through April, and August through December starting at 5:00 p.m. (prompt), by conference call or at announced venues.

For further information, please contact us at: or at P. O. Box 1864, Silver Spring, MD 20902.

Annie Walsh Old Girls Association (Washington Metropolitan Branch) is a nonprofit Section 501(c) 3 entity. Your donation may qualify as a charitable deduction for federal income tax purposes. Federal Tax ID # 52-1889143