Helga Tønder

Ashoka Staff
Country Director Norway, Co-Director Scandinavia

Helga has a background in rhetoric and communication. Her interest in social justice and entrepreneurship has taken her from Norway to Uganda to the US, working in startups, non-profits and social enterprises. She comes to Ashoka Scandinavia after spending the past four years in working first in Houston with the media startup Energy People Connect, and then in Los Angeles with the think tank RAND Corporation, and the combined non-profit and social enterprise Chrysalis. Prior to this Helga worked with the Norwegian NGO Strømme Foundation and Operation Dayswork, on the largest solidarity and fundraising campaign for youth in Norway.

You can reach Helga at [email protected]