-Among the several Finnish-linked societies in the New York area, we think about women’s issues. Whether you are a Finland-connected Finn, Scandinavian,  American or of other nationality, we welcome you.
-What can we do to connect with and help each other? How can we forward our projects, our visions, our common awareness of global politics and culture as they impact women? What can FAWN do to enrich all our lives in addition to on-going networking?
-We of the FAWN Board of Directors are actively engaged with the above ties - as well as partaking in various civilized pleasures (wine-tastings, cruising) and much more. We need your ideas too - that's why we look forward to seeing and welcoming you soon.

Join us for Finnish & American Women's Network Queens tour
Let FAWN take you out on Saturday November 12, 2016!

On Saturday afternoon November 12, 2016, FAWN invites you to join us in remembering Kati Moran by embracing an exciting part of New York City, the borough of Queens, right across the East River from Manhattan, offering a lot of culture and memories of the past. Queens, is the most multi-cultural part of New York City and “the place to discover in New York” by Lonely Planet. More information soon. 
We will visit and tour the Louis Armstrong House Museum and some other interesting places followed by refreshments and hors d’oeuvres.
Louis Armstrong—the world’s most famous jazz musician—was an international celebrity who could have lived anywhere. Yet in 1943, he and his wife, Lucille, settled in a modest house in Corona, Queens, where they lived for the remainder of their lives. No one has lived in the house since the Armstrong’s, and the house and its furnishings remain very much as they were during Louis and Lucille’s lifetime. On the tour, audio clips from Louis’s homemade recordings are played, and visitors hear Louis practicing his trumpet, enjoying a meal, or talking with his friends. Visitors also get to enjoy an exhibit on Louis’s life and legacy, and the Armstrong’s beautiful Japanese-inspired garden.

More information soon, space is limited, if you are interested in the tour, rsvp to rsvp@fawnet.org and we will send you information.
Free          Gold-Members
$20           Silver-Members
$25           Non-Members
No registration or payments on site.
Mail payment to FAWN, PO Box 3623, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163-3623

Please stay tuned for upcoming programs:

End October – Event in connection to Nordic Film Festival – more information soon
November 12 – 2-5pm – FAWN Annual event remembering Kati Moran by embracing an exciting part of the tristate area that offers a lot of culture and memories of the past – Queens, the most multi-cultural part of New York and “the place to discover in New York” by Lonely Planet. More information soon.  


For many interesting events and films visit also


Finnish & American Women's Network “Season Opener”, gathered on Tuesday October 4, 2016, for an informal networking season opener with old and new friends and colleagues at the Spyglass rooftop bar, with stunning views over the Empire State Building. http://www.spyglassnyc.com/about.php  

Journalist and writer Elizabeth Kendall talked informally and shared her experiences about staying and working in Paris this past spring.  




“Summer Get-Together with Margo Jefferson”  

We celebrated summer on Monday June 20, 2016 at Tuttle’s Bar and Grill in New Your City while we enjoyed journalist and writer Elizabeth Kendall’s interview with award-winning author Margo Jefferson about her book "Negroland". Related topics such as diversity, friendships, etc. were also included since those are issues that most of us deal with in our professional and personal lives. There was a lively discussion following the interview. We want to thank Elizabeth and Margo for this great interview and contribution to our programming. Margo’s book will be out in paperback in August.  


May Day Cruise 2016 Pictures


March 17, 2016

Meeting at Scandinavia House for pilot study on Finnish women's brand image

and interview by Dr. Tuula Mittilä and Leena-Maija Lauren from the University of Turku.

March 10, 2016: Members and friends of the Finnish & American Women's Network gathered for drinks and networking at the American Table Café prior to enjoying a performance at Alice Tully Hall with Karita Mattila, soprano and Martin Katz, piano. It was part of Great Performers, New York’s classical-music series turns 50.

Members met with Karita Mattila


more past events go to Past Events page