Business Meeting: Installation of 2023 Officers
Cultural Presentation: Politics of Sweden
2:30 pm at St. Mark’s
10701 Old Georgetown Rd. North Bethesda, MD 20852
We will start with a business meeting that includes installation of the 2023 Board members. After a fika break with refreshments we will have the cultural presentation, “Politics in Sweden,” presented by Wendy Shoemaker. Wendy has an MS from Georgetown in International Relations and worked at the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm from 2001-2007. She will discuss Sweden’s political climate, the major parties, and the election of 2022. She will share her knowledge about how government works in Sweden and how political issues led to the rise of a far-right party and to a change of government.