Life Inscriptions

Listening to podcasts and reading news debating wrinkles, the amount of pressure on looks, and negative influence making great girls & women insecure. I’ve had my lines for many years now. They become deeper, and more visible when I’m stressed out or tired. My boys call them ski tracks. These tracks are the marks ofContinue reading “Life Inscriptions”

Grateful & Excited: Thank you!!

So finally we were able to reveal my new role and project this week, and I just have to thank everyone for such an amazing flood of warm and engaged feedback! The idea of mobilizing all good forces to co-create the world’s best ecosystem for ocean entrepreneurs – with a special focus on impact/sustainability –Continue reading “Grateful & Excited: Thank you!!”

Featured in Lloyd’s List: Sustainability & Diversity

I spent an hour of the family Easter vacation amidst sunny & snowy Norwegian mountains talking to Lloyd’s List journalist Anastassios, and you can check out what we discussed here (if you have a subscription for Lloyd’s List Maritime Intelligence). So happy to see how maritime media is starting to increase the focus on diversityContinue reading “Featured in Lloyd’s List: Sustainability & Diversity”

An Asset More Profitable Than Oil… #TEDtalk

Before introducing a really good TEDtalk; Did you know that Norway has made billions based on women’s participation in the labor market? Without the increase in female workers, Norway’s onshore GDP would have been 3.300 BNOK lower than it is today. The average onshore GDP growth in our country has been around 2% annually, andContinue reading “An Asset More Profitable Than Oil… #TEDtalk”

Kvinner i et Klyngeperspektiv

Det er mye å feire for oss som er opptatt av å øke kvinneandelen i næringslivet og tilgangen på synlige rollemodeller. Men vi har fortsatt en lang vei å gå. Og da snakker jeg ikke om #MeToo, men om en langt bredere og viktigere diskusjon som vi må løfte frem, skape åpenhet rundt og agereContinue reading “Kvinner i et Klyngeperspektiv”

Update from our Women for Women Int. fundraising on 8 March; WOOWWWWW!!!

Who´d have thought 1,5 month ago, starting from scratch with the 8 March planning, that we´d manage to raise some 50.000 NOK for future female business women? Starting to work on our little idea, brought to the table by Susan Clark (of Nordisk Skibsrederforening), we decided to make Saturday 8 March matter this year. ToContinue reading “Update from our Women for Women Int. fundraising on 8 March; WOOWWWWW!!!”

Beyond borders – greeting from Ghana!

Really motivational to read the below message on the Women´s Day yesterday 🙂 When blogging from various locations, though mostly from Norway, I don´t always think about how far a simple post can travel these days. I really enjoy that my readers are widely spread through all continents, and Rekia´s message was a nice reminderContinue reading “Beyond borders – greeting from Ghana!”

Congratulations Tunisia!! Aftermath of the Arab Spring

Just when you thought the Arab Spring had turned into a cold autumn… Tunisia; last week your leaders took a great step for human rights and the environment. I am definitely putting you back on my destination list for places to re-visit! Background; I was among the many who signed petitions, supported campaigns and followed the news updatesContinue reading “Congratulations Tunisia!! Aftermath of the Arab Spring”