Fungi Gwanzura Ottemöller is a woman of substance and an ultimate force of nature. She is a Zimbabwean-born academic and intellectual that challenges herself and others to question, with an open mind and critical eye, structure and predetermined knowledge. She challenges those she meets to rise above what they think they know and look deeper,
Rometris Davis-Wright is a woman who radiates a positively contagious strength – hers is an aura filled with light and loving tenderness. She is seamlessly grounded and in tune with herself and others. We had the immense pleasure of having Rometris facilitate one of our Mental Health and Wellness sessions last year, and it was
Raja Skogland is a serial-entrepreneur, Head of Fintech at The Factory, Angel Investor, Startup Advisor and Speaker – and these are only some of the hats she wears. She believes that as people, regardless of where we come from, we can re-write our stories and positively accelerate our lives if we have the right tools
Leila Rossow is the energetic and inspiring Founder of Papillon Bergen. Papillon is a social impact organization that works to ease the transition of foreign women in Norway. Leila moved to Norway less than a decade ago and has since built a home for herself, as well as many others that have crossed her path.
Sarah Przedpelska (phonetically: pshed-pao-ska) is the Program Director at Catalysts Norway, an organization that facilitates a 6-month mentorship program for newly arrived immigrant youths in Norway. By pairing these youths with a mentor, Catalysts works to address school dropout rates, societal exclusion, and integration, whilst helping target youths find their place in society and map
Casa Basa is a catering and private chef for hire company that serves a diverse range of clients, from birthdays and private home gatherings to business conferences and events. Founded by Ampy Basa, the head chef extraordinaire who creates delicious meals whilst curating a welcoming and gorgeous atmosphere that puts clients and guests at ease.
In our opinion, when we think about an ‘international’ woman in Norway, whose name is a both a brand and a verb, Alicia Partee comes to mind. Alicia is a brand because she is an advocate for progress, she holds strong and defendable opinions, is all around a force of nature, and simply makes us
At Diversify, we are forever smitten by women who put in the work. They never cease to amaze us. Elizabeth Iluore is a Nigerian, who arrived in Norway from the Netherlands in 2016, as a trailing spouse. Like many trailing spouses, she is highly skilled with a background in finance, she holds two Masters degrees
Network for Work (NFW) is an organization that has been on our radar for about a year. A little while after Diversify was established, we learned about the amazing work NFW was engaged in – as a strong advocate for employment opportunities and facilitation for skilled immigrants, with a particular interest in Trailing Spouses. Nikol