Diversity and Innovation

Meeting information

Wednesday 10. Apr Kl. 18:30 - 21:00

Location: Rosenkildehuset

Registration deadline: 10. Apr Kl. 16:00

10 Apr

Diversity and Innovation


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Diversity as an asset for innovation and development. Stavanger Chamber of Commerce and Professional Women´s  Network Norway (PWN) would like to invite you  to an open event focusing on diversity and innovation.

Dr. Marte C.W. Solheim will share major trends from her research on diversity and innovation. Solheim will cover findings from her research such as:  What is the link between foreign-born workers and innovation and export?  Moreover, how does one identify the barriers and opportunities for this innovation to take place ?

18.30 Registration, coffee and networking.
19.00 Welcome by Stavanger Chamber, Elianne Topstad and PWN, Rachel Davis og Elitsa Rikenberg 
19.10 Diverstiy and innovation, Dr. Marte C.E.Solheim, UiS.
20.15 Q & A - open discussion and networking.
21.00 Closing.

This will be an interactive lecture, so please feel free to ask questions, interrupt, share your reflections and join in. In short, this is a unique opportunity to be involved in future development and an interesting network for business and friendship across cultures. 

About Marte C.W. Solheim: Solheim is a postdoctoral researcher at the centre for innovation research, UiS Business School, University of Stavanger. She has been studying different types of diversity and its link to innovation for more than a decade.  Solheim comes from the village, Dale i Sunnfjord in Norway. At 16, she left home to attend the international school United World College in Wales where she lived for two years before she travelled around the world. She spent a few years living in the Dominican Republic. She returned to Norway to continue her studies, and work in the maritime cluster in Norway. Solheim completed and defended her PhD thesis “Innovation, Space, and Diversity”in January 2017. 

This event is free of charge, everyone welcome! 
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