Interview with Le Petit Journal

Le Petit Journal, a french magazine for expatriates, interviewed Carin Salerno, author of The World of Women Myanmar.

Check out the article here!

Order your travelogue: The World of Women Myanmar

Get a new insight into Myanmar, with an unprecedented travel guide and joins us on a journey of fascinating encounters with courageous and inspiring women.

The World of Women Myanmar was successfully launched at the Chatrium Hotel in Yangon on 26 November 2016, together with most of the women of the book and 100 invited guests. The book is selling very well.

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Mark your calendar: Myanmar Travelogue Book Launch

We are launching the World of Women Myanmar on Saturday 26 November at the Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon. We cordially invite you to a breakfast talk with the 30 women whose stories are featured in the travelogue, with the author, Carin Salerno and the photographer, Giuseppe Salerno. You can RSVP by e-mail us at


Coming soon in November: The World of Women Myanmar


After our adventure in Tanzania, meet the 34 incredible women whose life story and determination shape what is today, Myanmar. From the woman who owns a precious stone mine in Mogok to the national acclaimed rock singer in Yangon; these stories will keep you reading until the very last page.

Take a sneak peek and pre-order the book here.

Swiss farmer with a vision

Mélanie Ramser and her husband moved to organic farming. WaW team has met them on their Horbermatt farm in canton of Bern. The report will be published in “The World of Women Switzerland” in March 2017.


From left to right: Elisabeth Thorens, Mélanie Ramser, Anne Bichsel


The woman whose cheek was kissed by Aung San Suu Kyi

In the deep South of Myanmar, on an island of the Myeik archipelago, the WaW team has met with the woman whose cheek was kissed by Aung San Suu Kyi. You will discover her story in the book The World of Women Myanmar that will be published in autumn 2016.

© Giuseppe Salerno

© Giuseppe Salerno

Chocolate workshop with Geraldine Müller Maras, best Woman Chocolate Chef in the World

Chocolate workshop at Maison Cailler (CH) with wonderful Geraldine Muller Maras, nominated in 2015 as best woman chocolate cheffe in the world.

Atelier chocolat avec Geraldine Müller Maras © Elisabeth Thorens

Chocolate workshop with Geraldine Müller Maras (center) photography: © WaW

Conference in Confignon (Geneva) February 4th 2016

Elisabeth Thorens will present the book “The World of Women Tanzania” in Confignon (Geneva)

Thursday February 4th 2016
Salle communale de Confignon, chemin Sous-le-Clos 32