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Princeton Women’s Network (PWN) of Princeton

Welcome to the PWN of the Princeton Area!  We are a newer PWN, started in September 2018 – we look forward to area alumnae joining the groups and activities in our second year, and we welcome new volunteers!  

A number of special interest groups started last year, some need new leaders.  If you would like to participate in one, feel free to contact that leader.  If you'd like to lead one, please contact Diane.

Special Interest Groups and Leaders

          Book Club – Sara Alyea '88
          French Rendez-vous – Brigitte Aflalo-Calderon S65 
          Potluck and Conversation – Diane Hasling '79 
          Show and Dinner – Leader needed
          Walking Group – Hanaa Rohman ’11 

The next meeting of the PWN Book Club will be Tuesday, March 10, 7 pm,  We will read Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri who is currently the director of Princeton's Creative Writing programThe meeting host is in West Windsor. 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. 

In April, we will join the PA3 Book Club on Thursday, April 30 for a special meeting with Lydia Denworth '88, the author of Friendship: The Evolution, Biology, and Extraordinary Power of Life's Fundamental Bond -- watch for more information here and on PA3 events.

French Rendez-vous is an opportunity for casual French conversation and instruction led by Brigitte, a native French speaker. These resumed on Thursday, February 6, 6:30-7:30, for Beginners, but newcomers are still welcome!.  This will likely meet the first Thursday of each month.  RSVP to Brigette if you can attend.

Potluck and Conversation resumed in February.  If you'd like to join the group email list, email Diane ( 

The Walking Group will resume in the spring.  Email Hanna if you would like to be on her contact list.

Special Events

As part of the celebration of 50 years of undergraduate coeducation, there will be special Alumnae in the Arts events at the Lewise center in early April.  Friday, April 3, 8 pm is the opening night of All Her Power: The 50th Anniversary of Undergraduate Coeducation Theater Project and on Saturday, April 4, 4-6 pm alumnae artists present a special Alumnae Arts Event, a showcase of alumnae visual and performance art work!  You may reserve up to two complimentary tickets for the April 3rd or 4th 8 p.m. performances


      March 10, Tuesday, 7 pm -  Book Club, Interpreter of Maladies

      April 3 & 4, Friday & Saturday - Alumnae and the Arts at the Lewis Center; theater project performances 4/3, 4/4 at 8 pm, 4/4/ Alumnae Arts Event 4-6 pm

      April 30, Thursday -  Book Club with PA3 and author Lydia Denworth '88, Friendship: The Evolution, Biology, and Extraordinary Power of Life's Fundamental Bond

Activity Ideas

Some ideas for activities this year include a Panel celebrating 50 Years of Undergraduate Women on Campus, Wine Tasting, AR Workshop DIY project, Sip and Paint, Cooking session, and suporting Princeton women's athletics.  If you'd like to lead one of these, or have ideas for other activities, 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!

Posted by Dan over 1 year ago.