“There is power in allowing yourself to be known and heard, in owning your unique story, in using your authentic voice” – michelle Obama

who we are

South Asian Women’s Network, or SAWN is the premier organization for South Asian professional women in the Twin Cities. Established in 2019, SAWN members bring cross-generational expertise across a wide variety of industries, from retail and finance to small business, law and medicine. Whether you are a rising star, an emerging leader or a seasoned professional in your career, you will find a vibrant community of like-minded women at SAWN.

our vision

SAWN’s vision is to create an inclusive platform that enables South Asian women to:

  • Share stories and foster meaningful connections
  • Leverage opportunities for professional development and career enhancement
  • Advocate for each other’s success and growth
  • Own their biculturalism and THRIVE!

SAWN is also committed to community engagement through outreach, partnership and volunteer programs. i.WILL Mpls and WITNO (Women in IT Night Out) are some of the local organizations that we have partnered with in the past.


Find your tribe! Connect with professional women from the diaspora, share your stories and foster lasting, meaningful bonds.


SAWN believes in authentic networking, to guide, empower and inspire you in every stage of your professional journey.


SAWN provides opportunities for leadership development, peer to peer mentoring and coaching to elevate your potential.


Submit the form below to become a member and join SAWN. It’s free!