The Alliance Française of Greater Phoenix is a non-profit organization. It is part of the Alliance Française global network that dates from 1883, when the Alliance Française de Paris was created. Today, there are over 1,135 Alliances Française chapters working in 138 countries across the globe. We all share a common mission of promoting the French language and Francophone cultures, in order to foster positive relations between Francophones and Francophiles of all ethnicities and nationalities. Currently, there are over 117 Chapters in the USA and Puerto Rico. The Alliance Française of Greater Phoenix is represented by its General Delegation at the French embassy in Washington, D.C., and is a member of the Federation of Alliances Françaises USA
The Alliance Française of Greater Phoenix is a non-profit organization whose mission is to encourage the study of French language, and to promote and enhance the knowledge and appreciation of French and Francophone cultures through educational programs and cultural events. Our goal is to promote understanding and friendship among people who share these interests.
Félicitations to our President, Janine Bobin, who just received the Palme Académique from the French Education Ministry!
The Ordre des Palmes Académiques (Order of Academic Palms) is a national order of France for distinguished academics and figures in the world of culture and education.
We are so proud to have Janine as the leader of the Alliance Française of Greater Phoenix. Congratulations!
President: Janine Bobin
Finance: Manuel Donnay
Secretary: David Houvion
Directors: Nathan Fidel, Julie Yachera
Director of Education: Celina Hayes
Director of Administration: Rena G. Ghazanfari
Teachers: Sarah Bacry, Sylvie Carasso, Catherine Couanet, Armelle Francoise, Nasrin Ghavami & Virginie Babault
Library: Christiane Chenault, Ann Culhane