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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.

COVID-19 Update

As we all do our best to 'stay home' some of our events are postponed, others will be virtual.  Note that 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! 

Special Interest Groups and Leaders

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

Virtual Book Club June 10

Book Club will meet via Zoom on Wednesday, June 10, at 7 pm.  We will be reading Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.  For details and to request the zoom link, contact Sara 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. 

Conversation during Social Distancing June 16

Potluck and Conversation resumed in February, and is now Conversation during Social Distancing via Zoom.  We will meeting again on Tuesday, June 16, 7:30 pm. If you'd like to join this meeting and/or the group email list, email Diane ( 

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 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.  Postponed, start TBD

The Walking Group will resume in the spring.  Email Hanna if you would like to be on her contact list.  Hope to start this summer? or fall?

Special Event - Postponed until the fall 

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


      June 10, 7 pm, Wednesday -  Book Club via Zoom reading Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

     June 16, 7:30 pm, Tuesday -  Conversation during Social Distancing

Activity Ideas

Several activities are on hold during this era of social distancing.  If you have ideas for activities during this time, 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!

Posted by Dan over 1 year ago.