The Overseas Women of Chennai Club (OWC) was established over forty years.
A group of expat women both temporarily and permanently living in Chennai who, come together to socialise, enjoy group activities, events, coffee mornings, lunches, evenings out and family days.
Our main purpose is to provide friendship, support and advice to expat women during their time in Chennai and to make the transition into India as smooth and as enjoyable as possible. We currently have members from 28 countries.
It is very easy to join the OWC providing you or your husband holds a foreign passport. Simply pop along to one of our coffee morning (listed below) where you can complete an application form. The cost of enrolment is 2500 rupees. Please remember to bring your passport along.
Once you have joined you will receive your membership card, which entitles you to a great many discounts throughout Chennai for you and your family, so you will make your money back within a few weeks! You will also receive a monthly newsletter with updates of events and activities taking place and can request to join our Facebook page.
The monthly newsletter includes a calendar of monthly events, current discounts and useful information. It goes out at the end of the month by email to all members. Members are free to contribute information to our newsletter editor; we welcome anecdotes, recipes and information.
The Facebook page is a closed group for members only and is updated almost daily with really useful information, invitations and reminders for events, activities and what’s happening in the City. It’s also a great place to ask questions or find help. The Facebook page can be found on Facebook by typing in: OWC (Overseas Women of Chennai). The Facebook pageClick here to view the membership benefits
Mums and Babies
Description: Being a new mum is tough and being a new mum in India can be even tougher. This group since it was set up has been a lifeline for many mums. Meeting weekly for coffee and a chat it allows mums to socialise, make friends, support each other and share their experience of the what, where and how to get things done.
Duration: Once a week on Thursday. .
Description: Our Golfers meet on the last Tuesday of each month. During the cooler months T- off time is usually 7am and switches to mid afternoon during the hottest months to make the most of the evening breeze.
Monthly Night Out
Description: An opportunity for members to get together with their partners for food and drinks and to catch up with existing friends and make new ones
We are always looking for new groups and activities. So if you have an interest or hobby and you think other people may be interested, then do let us know and we can help you set it up.
Groups could include: Mahjong, tennis, cooking/wellness the list is endless!
We have two coffee mornings each month on the second and the fourth Wednesday at 10:30am (please see the list of dates and venues below). A time to come along, chat, make new friends, share our own pearls of wisdom of navigating life in India and get the most up-to-date information of events.