Global dignity Girls & Boys
Kamilla Sultanova is a 33-year-old global and local networking powerhouse and a fearless social entrepreneur that makes a world feel like a little village. Born and raised in Uzbekistan, Kamilla has left family and home at age of 18 to study and work in Denmark and now lives in Finland. She builds unique partnerships between public, civic and business leaders in advancing youth rights, equality, entrepreneurship and 21st century skills. She is a member of the European Young Leaders “40 under 40” and GMF Transatlantic Inclusion Leaders networks and with her genuine interest in people, she builds trust in the society and hope in a fractured and polarised world. Along with a successful sales career in Scandinavian shipping companies including Maersk Line, during last 10 years Kamilla has taken a lead in many social impact initiatives in Denmark, Finland and across Europe. In Finland, Kamilla initiated over 9 community-focused events (similar to TedTalks) for teenagers in the local chapter of Global Dignity Finland where topics are: “how to dream big, embrace future as who you are and believe in yourself.” Global Dignity is present in over 60 countries and is co-founded by philosopher Pekka Himanen, HRH crown prince of Norway Haakon and CEO of Hope Foundation John Hope Bryant. With her ability to build cooperation and involve people early in the process she dares to try new approaches to find solutions to complex problems as an insider and outsider.
She welcomes to cooperation all who want to wake up to a day where each teacher is a hero of today while each teenager can feel s/he can be a change-maker!