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There are a few topics I am passionate about.

I witness Leadership through the changemakers that I know personally but do not all have 1 million followers on Instagram. I have lived in Denmark and Finland for 16 years and was asked to say what makes Nordic living thought after; follow my posts on Nordic life-design (yes it is beyond โ€hyggeโ€ and saunas). Lastly, I spotcheck Finland as a mekka of education and how it shares and spreads its innovations and bridges education gaps.

Hey, food for thought: 700 million people have a lifestyle that 7 billion people want.

Leadership

What I have learned from speaking at #TEDxHelsinkiUniversity

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September 30, 2018
Last May I got a unique chance to share a story on #TEDxHelsinkiUniversity stage. Watch it here and get my 8 tips how to become a TEDx speaker and become better at public speaking. This experience has been life-giving and I do encourage anyone to be brave and learn this skill.


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Education Bridge Leadership

Podcast on daring to live with dignity, Finnish school system and youth empowerment in Finland and Uzbekistan

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April 17, 2018
What makes Finnish education so hot? What does youth & women empowerment mean? How one lives life with dignity and in line with your values? A great joy to join a first podcast offered in English in Uzbekistan by Investudy English language Center. Listen along here!
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Leadership

Who are the Finnish inclusion leaders?

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February 28, 2018
Meet the Finnish inclusion leaders seminar took place in Helsinki in March 2017, who are the Finnish inclusion leaders? Why social inclusion matters? What is the future of Finland? Read about the state of diversity and inclusion and hear what Finns say. Bonus: available resources in English & biographies of Finnish changemakers.
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Leadership

Interview with Selina Juul at the Nordic Business Forum 2017 in Helsinki

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February 6, 2018
She received 300 negative answers in her work to stop food waste. I interviewed Selina Juul, a woman behind #stopwastingfood movement after her keynote at the Nordic Business Forum. Hear her take on tackling fear and failure and advise to young people basis her journey from Russia to Denmark in her tireless role as a food activist. She has changed a whole mentality in Denmark, so that in 5 years national food waste was reduced by 25%. Never underestimate the power of one dedicated individual!
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the Black Diamond library 2013, Copenhagen. Photo: Sรธren Kjeldgaard
Rape-seed fields in bloom. Somewhere in Finland
Education Bridge Nordic Living

My 9 takes on Nordic living

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February 4, 2018
Are you curious about the Nordics? Want to know more what matters in this Nordic part of the world? Follow this post where I share my way of living the Nordic living with focus on culture, weather, design, biking and more.
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