SWEA Los Angeles
is a non-profit organization with a strong tradition of promoting Swedish culture, eduaction, and language. Its main scholarship goes to a young film talent towards further his/her career for 3 months in LA. SWEA LA also contributes funds for several other local Swedish interests, s.a. SACC-LA, Swedish School of Los Angeles, the Swedish Church of Los Angeles, as well as several other Swedish-related causes.
SWEA Los Angeles is one of SWEA’s 73 chapters in 33 countries on five continents.
Swedish Women’s Educational Association Inc., SWEA Inc. is a global non-profit organization for Swedish speaking women who live or have lived abroad. SWEA’s objective is to protect the Swedish language, support and inform about our culture and traditions. Also SWEA will act as an intermediaryin supplying personal and professional contacts and establish a network for its members throughout the world. SWEA supports education through scholarships and various projects with a Swedish connection.
SWEA today has approximately with 7,500 members
It was started by Agneta Nilsson in Los Angeles in 1979. Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson, is Honorary President.