About

We aim to close the gender gap

 

SHE Community’s main agenda is to play a role in creating the change that will one day close the gender gap, and consists of people who believe that diversity drives profitability and progress. We work directly towards closing the gender gap by making businesses better. 

 

We believe that equality and diversity are crucial components for any business of tomorrow, not only because equality is fair, but because equality actually makes businesses more profitable. In a globalized economy, businesses have to have the diversity represented in their market. Equality and diversity breads understanding and communication. 

 

Through events, conferences, study programs, and as a consulting partner to businesses, we aim to motivate for diversity and inspire for equality – for all people. 

SHE

Community

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Conference

SHE

Invests

SHE

Leads

SHE

Index

What is SHE?

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Our Team

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Heidi Aven

CEO & FOUNDER

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Victoria Waething

CHIEF EDITOR

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Aksel B. Hassel

PRODUCTION MANAGER

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Brittany Lemos

CONTENT MANAGER

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Siv-Elin Skoglund

GRAPHIC & UX DESIGNER

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Kelly Fisher

STAFF WRITER

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Jevgenija Kirillova

MARKETING COORDINATOR

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Anastasia Grevstad

PROJECT MANAGER

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Jeanette Carter

PROJECT MANAGER

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Eirik Fermann

INTERNATIONAL AMBASSADOR

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The story of SHE

SHE Community was founded in 2014, by two enthusiastic women who wanted to do more for the current and coming generations. The first step? Focusing on the current situation and inspiring more women to become leaders and investors. That step led to SHE Conference March 8th 2015. Today the SHE Conference is the biggest gender equality in Europe. CEO Heidi Aven has since 2014 made SHE Community into an organization that also includes she SHE Index, powered by EY – that measures the actual gender balances in several of Norway’s biggest companies. The Index was in 2020 launched in Sweden, and together with EY, SHE Community will make the Index global. SHE Community has several programs aimed at creating more equality and diversity, among these are SHE Leads – a mentor program with some of the most prominent CEO’s in Norway, and SHE Invest – a program aimed at teaching women how to invest. The Fall 2020 SHE Community launched SHE Insight, an online Magazine dedicated to equality and diversity, and with an online community aimed at creating networks across boarders. 

Board Members

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Camilla Hagen Sørli

CHAIR, SHE COMMUNITY

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Anders H. Lier

CHAIR, NORDIC IMPACT

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Melissa Mulholland

SOLUTIONS OFFICER, CRAYON

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Kristian Lundkvist

CEO & FOUNDER, MIDDELBORG

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Ander Mjåset

FOUNDER, MESH

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Mentors and Partners

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Thina Saltvedt

CHIEF ANALYST, NORDEA

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Maren Hjorth Bauer

CO-FOUNDER, KATAPULT OCEAN

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Astrid R. Skaugseth

EY NORDICS SUSTAINABILITY 

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Aase Settevik

DIRECTOR OF BRANDING, VISMA

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Siri Sørstrønen Gyrre

CEO, KARBON SERVICES

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Marit Sagen Gogsta

CEO, BERG-HANSEN 

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Petter Hermansen

HEAD, NORDEA FUNDS

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Knut Brundtland

CHAIRMAN, ABG SUNDAL COLLIER

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Christin E. Bøsterud

CEO, EY NORWAY

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Esben A. Poulsen

COO, Unlock

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Camilla Andersson

FOUNDER, AROUND

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Haakon Brunell

KATAPULT ACCELERATOR

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Pål T. Naess

CO-FOUNDER, GELATO

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Anniken Fjelberg

CO-FOUNDER, 657 OSLO

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Torgeir Waterhouse

PARTNER, OTTE

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Daniel Skjeldam

CEO, HURTIGRUTE

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Pellegrino Riccardi

GLOBAL KEYNOTE SPEAKER

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Even Vinge

PARTNER, EY CONSULTING

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Lauga Oskarsdottir

HEAD OF THE LAB, STARTUPLAB

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Charlotte Aschim

CEO & CO-FOUNDER, TOTALCTRL

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Solvor Øverlien Magi

CEO & FOUNDER, LIFENESS

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Birgit M. Liodden

FOUNDER, TOOL

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Heidi Thaulow

PARTNER,  ARKWRIGHT  C.

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