Join Finnish & American Women's Network October 25, 2017

"Independence - from different perspectives"

On Wednesday October 25, 2017, FAWN invites you to join us in remembering Kati Moran by embracing and celebrating Finland 100th and FAWN 20th anniversaries. Representatives from different generations from Millennials and up will discuss Finland's 100 Independence and Finland on the forefront for women's independence (personal, business, politics, gender equality, etc.) and related issues.

5.30 pm Guests arrive. Networking and refreshments. Raffle.
6.00-6.45pm Welcome, FAWN retrospective and panel discussion.
6.45-7.30 pm Networking, refreshments and hors d’oeuvres.  

Our panelists include representatives and perspectives from different generations including Baby Boomers, Gen X and Millennials, it will be an event not to miss!

    1. Aili Flint, Ph. D., Columbia University
    2. Laura Londen, Deputy Executive Director and Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations Population Fund
    3. Susanna Ansala, Director, Citi Issuer Services, American Depositary Receipts, Citigroup
    4. Janet Rauscher, Associate Editor and Interpretive Manager, Princeton University Art Museum
    5. Mari Tomunen, Attorney at Law, Sullivan & Worcester, LLP

    Where: Scandinavia House, 58 Park Ave. @ 38th Street

    Raffle prizes include a Tallink Silja cruise Helsinki-Tallinn-Helsinki; Finnish design and food items and much more.

    Rsvp to and send payment to below address or pay on line via Paypal

    Free          Gold-Members
    $20           Silver-Members
    $25           Non-Members

    ALL WELCOME - Members & nonmembers alike!

    Mail payment to FAWN, PO Box 3623, Grand Central Station,
    New York, NY 10163-3623

    No registration or payments on site.




    June 22 – FAWN joined the Jazz event with Olli Hirvonen at Scandinavia House. Pre-concert reception followed by jazz byOlli Hirvonen, the dynamic Finnish-born, New York-based guitarist, who performed compositions off of his second album,New Helsinki.



    On June 11, 2017, Art Walk along the Hi-Line ending with lunch and visit to the Whitney Museum


    May 17, 2017, FAWN event at Scandinavia House, great networking and refreshments at Smorgas Chef before a private viewing of the current exhibit with works of Helene Schjerfbeck and three of her other strong contemporary Finnish female artists, active 100 years ago. To Finnish the evening a composer Rautavaara retrospective with Adrian Blanco


    Finnish & American Women's Network “Celebrating that Arrival of
    Spring is Soon”

    On Thursday March 2, 2017, FAWN featured informal networking and we also met Katri Saunders, former longtime FAWN Board Member and still supporting FAWN regarding financial, database and website matters and Advisory Board Member, who was visiting from Tampere, Finland. Everybody had a great time! 


    February 7, 2017 - Finnish & American Women's Network Annual Meeting at Hotel Paul 
    “Learn more about meditation and Reiki, an ancient Japanese technique”

    Emily Rose Laochua, Meditation Teacher, talked about meditation, the practice of bringing stillness to the mind by connecting back to the body and the breath. 

    Nonita Verma, Reiki Master, introduce us to Reiki, an ancient Japanese technique that is known for its ability to restore balance on all levels; physical, mental and emotional, working with the body’s own remarkable healing capabilities.

    Emily Rose talking about meditation



    for listing of the past events go to Past Events page