Country Chair For Finland
Kamilla is working alongside long-time Country Chair for Finland, Pekka Himanen, (also a Co-Founder of Global Dignity) to assume the responsibility for this role.
Kamilla is a bridge-builder and independent consultant based in Helsinki since 2014. Born in Uzbekistan, she has lived and worked in the Nordics for the last 16 years navigating across cultures, industries and change. She received MA in corporate communication from Aarhus University in Denmark and has had a successful sales career in Scandinavian shipping companies including Maersk Line, where she was in charge of a global sales strategy execution in 20+ markets spanning Eastern Europe, Nordics and Middle East. A passionate advocate, Kamilla has been an activist for the last 10 years influencing debates, policies and practices in the field of gender equality, inclusion, empowerment and cross-cultural dialogue in the Nordics and the EU.
Kamilla initiated Global Dignity Girls & Boys NGO in Helsinki in 2015 with Tanja Lankia. In just under three years delivered various Dignity workshops, seminars and art exhibits for over 3,000 students in Helsinki region.
She is an alumni at the European Young Leaders “40 under 40” network and GMF Transatlantic Inclusion Leaders. Kamilla received a “Women of the Decade in Community Leadership” award at the 2017 Women Economic Forum in India.
With her ability to build cooperation across sectors locally and internationally, her aim is to create strategies,projects and collaborations through which growth and innovation can belong to everyone. Kamilla runs her consultancy www.kamillasultanova.com and is involved in education innovations export through Center of New Education in Finland. www.neweducation.today