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SWEA in English

SWEA in English

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SWEA, Swedish Women’s Educational Association Inc., is a global non-profit organization for Swedish speaking women who live or have lived abroad.

We gather to enjoy our Swedish language, background and culture. SWEA is both a meeting point and a safety net with links all over the world, making life abroad easier, providing support when arriving in a new place or when returning to the home land.

SWEA’s objective is to protect the Swedish language, support and inform about our culture and traditions. Also SWEA will act as an intermediary in supplying personal and professional contacts and establish a network for its members throughout the world.

SWEA grants around $250,000 a year in donations and scholarships.

Today SWEA has approximately 7000 members in over 70 local chapters in 35 countries on five continents.

SWEA is represented in numerous locations throughout the world and serves an important role in the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs emergency plan.

SWEA was founded in Los Angeles 1979 by Agneta Nilsson.

SWEA Athens was founded in the year 2000. For more information about this local chapter please contact the SWEA Athens president, athens(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)