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.
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.
education through scholarships and various projects with a Swedish connection.
Today SWEA has
approximately 8 000 members in 77 local chapters in 33 countries
on five continents.
The organization was
started by Agneta Nilsson in Los Angeles in 1979. Princess
Christina, Mrs. Magnuson, is Honorary President.
President since 2005: Siv Svensson, England