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Princeton Women’s Network (PWN) of Princeton

Welcome to the PWN of the Princeton Area!  Oue PWN was started in September 2018 – now in our third year our activities are virtual, but we look forward to area alumnae joining us and we welcome new volunteers!  

COVID-19 Update

Our Book Club and Converstation during Social Distancing are meeting via Zoom, all are welcome (detials below)!  Suggestions for new virtual get-togethers, as well as ways to be of service during this time, are most welcome!  We are also beginning to plan for some in-person activities, feel free to offer suggestions.

Special Interest Groups and Leaders

          Book Club – Sara Alyea '88
          French Rendez-vous – Brigitte Aflalo-Calderon S65 (likely starting again in winter)
          Potluck and Conversation/Conversation during Social Distancing – Diane Hasling '79 
          Show and Dinner – Leader needed when we go out again
          Walking Group – Hanaa Rohman ’11 (on hold for the moment)

Conversation during Social Distancing June 7

The Potluck and Conversation group has become Conversation during Social Distancing.  We usually meet on a Monday or Tuesday at 7:30 pm; the next meeting is Monday, June 7 at 7:30 pm. For the Zoom link and/or to join the group email list, email Diane ( 

Virtual Book Club June 15

Book Club will meet via Zoom on Tuesday, June 15, at 7 pm.  We will be reading reading The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd.  For details and to request the Zoom link, contact Diane at .  

To get on the email list for Book Club, and for information on the location of the meeting each month, contact Sara at the email above. We generally meet on the second Tuesday or Wednesday of each month. 

Special Interest Groups on Hold

French Rendez-vous is an opportunity for casual French conversation and instruction led by Brigitte, a native French speaker.  These may resume this fall, depending on when Brigette returns from Europe. 

We hope the Walking Group will be able to get together soon.  Email Hanna if you would like to be on her contact list.  Hope to start this summer?


       June 7, 7:30 pm, Monday - Conversation during Social Distancing via Zoom

      June 15, 7 pm, Tuesday -  Book Club via Zoom reading The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd

Watch for PWN-wide Events!

There are several PWN-wide events in the works, including a Conversation with Dean Andrea Goldsmith, Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science; and a Negotiation Workshop.  Watch for invitations in your email.

Activity Ideas

Other local ideas in the works include a Virtual Cooking class and a Trivia Night.  If you have ideas for activities, whether virtual or otherwise, we welcome your involvement and suggestions!

Information about upcoming events and other plans will be posted here, and will be included in the PA3 newsletter emailed monthly.  To join our new Facebook group, look for 'Princeton Women's Network of the Princeton Area' on Facebook or email Hanaa.  We welcome ideas for meetings and interest groups!

Questions or ideas?  Contact Diane Hasling ’79 at 

Related Events

PWN French Rendez-vous: Beginners ( Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM )

Join PWN's newest Special Interest group. Join a French-speaking native for a night of conversation. Last Wednesdays are for those without previous French experience. See linked post for details.

PWN: French Rendez-vous ( Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM )

Join PWN's newest Special Interest group. Join a French-speaking native for a night of conversation. First Wednesdays are for those with some French experience (even if your French is rusty). Note special date this month due to New Year holiday. See linked post for details!

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