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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

As we all do our best to 'stay home' some of our anticipated 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 (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)

Special Event: The Queen's Gambit Discussion, March 30

Book Club Have you watched the Golden-Globe winning Netflix top hit series of 2020, The Queen's Gambit?  Join us for a conversation about all aspects of the story and the series - March 30, 7:30 pm.  To register and receive a Zoom link email Diane at

Virtual Book Club March 9

Book Club will meet via Zoom on Tuesday, March 9, at 7 pm.  We will be reading Clementine: The LIfe of Mrs. Winston Churchill by Sonia Purnell.  For details and to request the zoom link, contact Diane at (for March) .  

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 March 1

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 March 1. For the March meeting, we will watch Dr. Christina Shenvi's "How to Un-Busy Yourself" webinar in advance and then discuss.  For the Zoom link and/or to join 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 may resume late this winter, 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 spring?


       March 1, 7:30 pm, Monday - Conversation during Social Distancing via Zoom

      March 9, 7 pm, Tuesday -  Book Club via Zoom reading Clementine: The LIfe of Mrs. Winston Churchill by Sonia Purnell

       March 30, 7:30 pm, Tuesday - After-Watch Party/Discussion of The Queen's Gambit

Activity Ideas

Other ideas in the works include a Virtual Cooking class.  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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