Reminder to Save the Date: IFHE World Congress 2022

Today would have been the grand IFHE World Congress opening in Atlanta, USA. We dearly regret that we had to postpone this important event and networking opportunity for our profession.

Thanks to the committment of our host IFHE-US, we can look now forward to holding the IFHE World Congress 4-10 September 2022. Please save the date and don’t  don’t miss this global event for home economics exchange.

Registration deadlines and information regarding submission (2020 and 2022) can be found attached below or at the IFHE website: https://www.ifhe.org/events/world-congress-2022/

With kind regards
Annette and Anke (IFHE Office)

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Development Fund Recipient from Pakistan

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We are pleased to announce that the grant proposal project, “Pathways to Pain with Extra
Chromosome: Relations between Societal Discrimination, Parental Functioning & Child
Psychosocial Well-Being” in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) districts of Pakistan has been
selected as one of the 2020-2024 IFHE Development Fund Grant recipients. This proposal was
submitted by Prof Dr. Syeda Kaniz Fatima Haider from the Department of Human Development
and Family Studies, College of Home Economics, University of Peshawar, Pakistan,
The mission of this proposal is to help the lives of people with Down Syndrome and their
families through support, education, public awareness, and advocacy in the rural areas of the
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Districts in Pakistan.

Requests for Congress Refunds

Dear members and friends,

Please note that refund requests for the IFHE World Congress must be received by August 1, 2020.

Requests must be submitted to the Congress Co-chairs Bev Card and Janine Duncan (find their contact details at the Congress Website: http://www.cvent.com/events/ifhe-2020/event-summary-df64e24cf1f64596ad83baaa8c57e21c.aspx?tw=BF-B1-20-35-3E-35-74-67-72-63-73-71-51-71-91-8D).

Other registrations will be credited for 2022 Congress

With kind regards,
IFHE Office Bonn

Call for Papers!

We all are affected by the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic and have to face new, unknown situations in all areas of life.
Exchange of experience, research and information are essential, especially in these times.

Therefore we would like to encourage you to take advantage of this special opportunity and submit your contribution to the announced IHJE Special Edition!
Please find attached the submission deadline and requirements.

Fore more information see  https://www.ifhe.org/ijhe/author-information/

We thank you for your support.

Stay healthy!

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IFHE US Releases statement on Diversity

IFHE-US Equity and Diversity Statement

IFHE-US values diversity, inclusiveness, sensitivity, and accessibility. We promote respect, dignity, and equality for all global individuals and families. We are committed to human well-being through education, health, safety, and sustainable living. As we act with integrity, respect, intercultural values, and ethics, we empower and improve daily life for all.

Annual Business IFHE US Business Meeting: June 23 3-4:30 CDT

Please join us for the IFHE-US  Video Conference “Annual” Business meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/924323173

You can also dial in using your phone.
(For supported devices, tap a one-touch number below to join instantly.)

United States:  1 (646) 749-3122
– One-touch: tel: 16467493122,,924323173#

Access Code: 924-323-173

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts: https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/924323173

IFHE Young Professional’s Network

The IFHE Young Professionals Network (YPN) is a group of dynamic enthusiastic globally aware members of the IFHE who feel empowered and proud to actively promote Home Economics. YPN is a voice for young Home Economics professionals across the world. We actively represent Home Economics at local, regional and international levels. Our understanding of young embraces the ideas of being young in age, young in the profession, young in the organisation or young in mind.


The objectives of YPN are to 

*establish and facilitate the exchange of ideas and information,

*provide young professionals with an international network in the global field of Home Economics

*create awareness of the importance of Home Economics

*provide information and resources for Home Economics studies, jobs, research, funding and opportunities

*communicate globally

*represent young Home Economists at local, regional and international levels.

If you would like to join the YPN list serve for IFHE-US. Please contact Carmen Pedersen at carmen.n.pedersen@gmail.com.

Virtual Conference for AAFCS

2020 AAFCS Virtual Conference


We have taken our in-person annual conference online with ZOOM! Although we regret that the Coronavirus pandemic will keep us from gathering face-to-face for an engaging conference experience in Baltimore, we are still providing you many opportunities to connect with one another and connect to interactive professional development sessions! The Virtual Conference is open to anyone, but you must be fully registered to participate.

If you have any questions, please send your email to sandrade@aafcs.org.

This website is your go-to spot for:
  • registration (rates, deadlines, etc.)
  • important policies and online access FAQs
  • the 2-day live event schedule
  • donate now to become a Friend of FCS and your name will appear on a virtual wall on the AAFCS website and will be preserved for archival purposes to mark our 1st historic virtual conference. In addition, your name will be included in the Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences.

Registration is Now Open!