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Funding Frontier: Women Still Face Barriers in Access to Capital

Written byEric Christian King Skovsgaard | Managing Director, Tality Invest Men receive the majority of venture capital funding, resulting in a significant gender disparity, with Norway experiencing the widest gender gap among the Nordic countries. A thriving innovation ecosystem relies heavily on a well-functioning venture capital industry, which plays a crucial role in driving the growth

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Women in Business | Barbara Salopek

Barbara Salopek holds a double Master’s in International Business and International Management. She is passionate about innovation, creative ideas and diversity and believes that these are crucial for growth and success of a business. After having established several companies and working with innovation for ten years, she founded Vinco Innovation Consulting, which provides services for

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Motherhood and Work | Tita Alissa Bach

Women should be celebrated every second, minute and day. For their work, contribution to society and role of nurturing the future generations. Tita Alissa is one of the many women who should be celebrated. She is a mother of two, and a Senior Researcher in Precision Medicine at DNVGL. Having a child changes much in

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A Week in the Life: Nikol Mard (Entrepreneur & Mother)

As women, mothers, entrepreneurs, and professionals, we are often asked “how do you do it?” How do we manage to joggle multiple projects whilst balancing life, family and friends? With strings pulling us in different directions and seemingly mounting tasks, it is no wonder that women are superheroes. We do what we need to do,

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Chisom Udeze

Founder of Diversify, Diversify Consult, HerSpace & The Annual

Chisom is an Economist, a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) Strategist, and a 3 times founder of impact driven companies. She has over 14 years of experience working with organizations like the European Commission, The United Nations, ExxonMobil and The Economist Group. Chisom is analytical and a data enthusiast. She is passionate about interrogating the cross-sectoral relationship between society’s inhabitants, resources, production, technology, distribution and output. She efficiently and effectively unlocks complex systems, interprets data, forecasts socio-economic trends and conducts research.

Having lived and worked in 7 countries across 3 continents, she is highly adaptable to different circumstances and people, and thrives in uncertain environments.

As the founder of Diversify and Diversify Consult, Chisom and her team work with companies, institutions, governments and civil society to develop sustainable DEIB strategies and embed measurable diversity and inclusion initiatives in the workplace and society. In addition, in 2022, Diversify launched the Diversify Nordics Summit, the largest conference in the Nordics that gathers cross-sectoral stakeholders to amplify DEIB in the Nordics and beyond.

In 2020, she founded HerSpace, a diverse and inclusive co-creation community for all genders, with particular focus on women and non-binary people. In 2022, HerSpace launched HerTech, Women in Tech incubator, for women-led companies, with a focus on the inclusion of diverse founders. 

Chisom is a thought-leader in DEIB and a passionate advocate for mental health and wellness. She writes often on DEIB and justice related topics, some of her work is published on Forbes.

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