Sofi Oksanen!

Our December 2015 speaker was the award-winning Finnish author Sofi Oksanen, who spoke about her novels and some of the social and political issues that concern her. Oksanen described her new book Norma as a “postmodern Rapunzel story” that focuses on the beauty industry and women’s rights. She also talked […]

A Communal Thanksgiving

In late November 2015, AWC¬†members and their families attended a Thanksgiving dinner hosted jointly by the AWC and the Helsinki and Espoo chapters of the Finnish-American League. The turkey buffet was authentic and tasty, and the overall spirit of the event was warm and cheerful. The atmosphere was energized by […]

AWC Finland 45th Anniversary!

In autumn 2015, the American Women’s Club in Finland celebrated its 45th anniversary! Founded in November 1970 by a group of expat women, the AWC has been bringing together expat and local women in the Helsinki region ever since. Today, the AWC has over 200 members and a diverse array […]