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Reflection| Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Equality vs Equity

On Wednesday 20th of January, Diversify held its second Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace session, this time focusing on Equality vs. Equity. This series is designed to put action behind the popularization of Diversity and Inclusion initiatives, which have exploded in the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests of 2020. These initiatives are

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Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Talk less, Do More.

On December 2nd, 2020, Diversify held their first Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Talk less, Do More session. This was the first in a series which is designed to pull apart and understand what these terms mean, and to highlight the necessity for action within the various diversity and inclusion initiatives which have appeared

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Reflections of Stavanger Panel Discussion | Tone Indrelid

Tone Indrelid, Outpost Focal Point at Norske Shell, Norwegian teacher at Learn Norwegian Today and intercultural trainer at Tone Indrelid Consulting, reflects on Diversify’s recent panel debate ‘Stavanger Panel Discussion: Job Creation for and by Immigrants and Internationals’. I felt a little nervous attending Diversify’s Springboard Stavanger event last month.  For the first time in

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People at a conference in Stavanger
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Springboard Roadshow Reflection: Stavanger

For those who may not be aware, Diversify’s first ever project was a “Springboard”. In 2018, we came up with the idea to provide skilled immigrant women with the resources they needed to start their own companies. The project, called Springboard: Job Creation for and by Women, launched with a panel discussion and thereafter, it

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How to Monetise your Passion with Raja Skogland

On March 27, we launched our digital series on ‘Business Startup 101‘ to see join more segments in this series click here. The first segment in this series was on “How to Monetise Your Passion” with Raja Skogland. Raja Skogland is passionate about entrepreneurship and hardwired with a drive to see people succeed. She believes that

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Reflection: Mental Health in Times of Relocation & Unemployment

On March 5, 2020, we had an event to address the mental health challenges people face when they relocate to a new country. We called it, Mental Health in Times of Relocation and Unemployment. At this session we gathered together a diverse panelist made up of generous minds, who shared openly, vulnerably and pragmatically. Our

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Network for Work has Gone Digital!

In the fall of 2019, we profiled Nikol Mard, Founder extraordinaire of Network for Work (NfW), an organisation that works to accelerate professional opportunities for internationals in Norway. We remain inspired fans of Nikol Mard and NfW – we have collaborated with them on various events so far and we plan to continue to do

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Reflections: “Identity Across Social, Economic and Political Lines” by Fungi Gwanzura Ottemöller

The last session in our Youth Series was a phenomenal close to our 2019’s series that addressed Mental Health and Wellness. This segment focused on Identity Across Social, Economic and Political Lines and was facilitated by Fungi Gwanzura Ottemöller, an Associate Professor at Bergen University. Fungi’s research at the University focuses on Health Promotion –

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Reflections: “Enhancing Your Ability to Live an Authentic Life” with Sarah Przedpelska & Sara Pestana

Sarah Przedpelska and Sara Pestana facilitated this thoughtful session and engaged participants in the discussion of how and what we define as meaningful education. We explored how received education merges with our identities, values and interests, in building a purposeful future. The first point of discussion was on success. How we define it and what

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Reflections: “Healing Through Meditation” with Rometris

Our third instalment in the Diversify Youth Series was Healing Through Meditation. At this session, participants got to deeply connect with parts of themselves as well as with each other. Rometris chose fear as the point of exploration and the subject of this particular session. The participants examined what fear meant to each of them

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