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Diversity and Inclusion

Program 2020 - 2024 Active

The Diversity and Inclusion initiative collects a series of interdisciplinary perspectives set by the Nordic Council of Ministers for the time period 2021 to 2024.

Interdisciplinary perspectives

  1. Sustainable development
  2. Gender equality
  3. A children’s rights and youth perspective

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Nordic Innovation carries out different projects and activities related to the three areas.
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Hege Louise Guttormsen - Higher Executive Officer

Hege Louise Guttormsen

Higher Executive Officer
Hege began working at Nordic Innovation in January 2022 after finishing her internship there. Her focus areas include circular business models; mobility and connectivity; as well as Nordic Innovation’s Nordic Task Force for Diversity. She holds a master’s degree in international relations and has previously interned at the Norwegian Consulate General in Mumbai and Lightup Norway.