Former PWA President Wendy Olsen launches book

11 maggio 2015 /

Co-founder of The Professional Women’s Association in 1987, Wendy Olsen invites PWA Milan to the launch of  her book “Loving Lardo”

The book features many chapters on the history and development of PWG/PWA, as well as many anecdotes of the original founders!

Event Details

May 25th 18:00

Piazza Mazzini 12, Le Colonne, Como

A second event will be held in Bellaggio

Event Details

May 27th 18:00

Bellagio Point

Salita Plinio, 8, 22021 Bellagio CO, Italy

About “Loving Lardo”
Did you ever think to yourself, “I don’t want to just visit Italy, I want to  actually live amongst the Italians!”  Take a long sojourn to Italy through the  eyes, ears and stomach of an American who left it all for a 17- year  adventure living in Northern Italy.  You may never leave …

In Loving Lardo, an American woman proves to herself that it is possible  to not just visit Italy, but to live, work and thrive there, marry, buy a house,  give birth, divorce, launch two businesses, then continue to live the good life with no regrets – even adding a couple of years of good living in Austria and Russia for good measure.

Author Wendy Rachel Olsen was born in Orléans, France.  She has dual  citizenship with The U.S.A. and France and residence in Como, Italy.  She  has lived in seven different countries and speaks four languages.  Wendy is a true citizen of the world and a known authority on Italy. She is an avid sailor/racer and enjoys playing her trumpet whenever she can.  

Ms. Olsen frequently speaks to groups on a variety of issues related to Italy.   She is the founder of S.A.L.A. – The Slinger Academy of Language and  Arts – Slinger, Wisconsin where both adults and children learn Italian, Spanish and French.  Her motto; “Let’s help create a world with fewer borders.”


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