About the Nordic Young Change Leaders
A Change-Leader is someone who believes we can all bring about positive change and goes from idea to action in solving societal challenges, mobilizing others as well. The 25 youth who participate in this initiative share these traits.
Click on their profiles to learn more about their work and changemaking journey:
Hersby Internationella Förening
Cornelia is the co-founder of Internationella Föreningen Hersby, an association focused on integration and cultural exchange. Cornelia is motivated by international relations and wants to create change by using policy at the highest levels.
Yosra is determined to make a positive impact in the world through her work at Operation 1325, an umbrella organization that aims to increase women’s influence at all levels of peace processes and in conflict resolution.
Filippa is a member of Changers Hub, an innovation house that aims to democratize success so that all young people have the same opportunity to realize their ideas and influence their future, regardless of starting distance.
Youth Council of the Finnish Sámi Parliament
Anni-Sofia serves on the Youth Council of the Finnish Sámi Parliament, as the vice-chairman of the Lapland Left Youth and as a general member of the Left Alliance's party council.
Vilma is the CEO and co-founder of RARE, a new media for the youth by the youth. Vilma holds a achelor of Arts and Design (Photography) from Lahti Institute of Arts and Design.
You Tell Me Collective
As a group of enthusiastic changemakers, the You Tell Me Collective is taking a new approach to architecture education, hoping to see climate literacy built into curriculum and evaluation criteria across Finland’s universities.
The Scouts and Guides of Sweden
Anton believes that a world of changemakers would be a better more enjoyable world. As a young changemaker and Changemakers Camp alumnus, Anton started in the scouts when he was 8, and has since then sensed the need to contribute to both individuals and the society as a whole.
In an area where change and optimization are needed – elderly care – Wilma Care is a communications and coordination’s platform for elderly relatives. As a director of the project, Benjamin believes that all ages need to be engaged in creating change.
My believes in the power, courage, and passion of young people. She sees young people as innovative, driven, and curious. In a constantly evolving society, My affirms that we all need young people who want to be part of the change.
You Tell Me Collective
The You Tell Me Collective is working to create more conversation around construction’s environmental impact, moving beyond carbon dioxide and energy efficiency towards issues of land use and biodiversity loss.
As the co-founder of Ambitious Africa, Ronny is connecting, inspiring and empowering young people in all African and Nordic countries to work together, lead the change and create transformation.
Emma Susanna Turkki
Danish youth Council
Through the Danish Youth Council, Emma believes that youth are the next world’s leaders and it is, therefore, eminent for her that youth are included in creating the change now so that youth can carry it on and make it lasting.
Young driven Changemaker
Frida ambitions to make her hometown thrive more sustainable by giving a positive effect on carbon dioxide emissions and local businesses.
Rethinking Economics Norway, local group NHH
Katharina is part of the national network of Rethinkers based in Norway, working to improve economics education to make it more pluralist, critical and applicable to the real world.
Ebba is an elite cross-country skier, born and raised in Boden. She is the co-founder of Explore Together, a place to inspire each other to sustainable habits, but also to dare to talk about things that might be difficult in life.