• Organization TypeImplementing NGO, Advocacy NGO
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1979

SWEA International

SWEA is a global non-profit association and a network for Swedes and Swedish-speaking women who are or have been living abroad. The association was founded in Los Angeles in 1979 by Agneta Nilsson. Princess Christina Mrs. Magnuson is the honorary chairman of the association. SWEA has approximately 7,000 women as members of some 70 local branches in 30 countries on five continents. By bringing Sweor around their common language, their Swedish origins and cultural heritage, SWEA becomes both a meeting point and a safety net with links all over the world. SWEA provides support for relocation and relocation between countries, and welcomes and supports the return to Sweden. SWEA is the largest non-profit organization promoting Sweden outside Sweden and their aim is to promote the Swedish language and spread Swedish culture and tradition. SWEA donates to projects with a Swedish connection and to education through scholarships for a total of about SEK 2 million per year. SWEA's international network is used today by many human resources departments at multinational companies. They turn to local SWEA departments that possess knowledge and local knowledge as they prepare families for foreign service. SWEA is represented in many places in the world and therefore plays an important role in the Swedish Foreign Ministry's emergency preparedness plan. SWEA International's chairman since 2016 is Christina Hallmert.
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Company Offices

  • United States (headquarters)
  • PO Box 4128 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33338, USA