Finlandia Foundation Boston

What We Do


We have hosted speakers on a variety of topics as well as author book talks.

Here is a picture gallery of some of our guest lecturers and authors. The former President of Finland, Tarja Halonen, gave a talk on her experiences. Author Emmi Itaranta shared insights from her latest book, The Moonday Letters. Honorary Consul, Leonard Kopelman, spoke about his work aiding the local Finnish community and promoting Finnish culture and business in Boston. Scientists Netta Makinen and Minttu Ronn enlightenend members on STEM education and cutting edge research. David Fixler discussed Finnish architecture. A Marimekko representative spoke about the world renowned design house and brought examples of their clothing and textiles. Golden age of Hollywood actress, Taina Elg, shared her stories of Hollywood. Member, Seija Halva, shared gardening expertise.

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