Our Change Leaders
Current Change Leaders / Alumni
Lisa Cooper CATALYST
Lisa founded Catalyst to support youth who are at risk of not completing their education. Catalyst is a mentor and coaching program, which matches youth, primarily youth with a minority background, to a personal and trained mentor.Read more
Sandrina Sandell & Camilla Tryti Løvetannakademiet
Working with youth who have been within the child welfare system, Løvetannakademiet’s aim is that youth manage the transition from youth to adulthood. Many teenagers who have been in foster care often lack necessary life skills to manage by themselves after turning 18.Read more
Saad Yusuf Hashi & Firdawsa Ahmed Atlas Kompetanse
Saad and Firdawsa seek to improve communication between teachers and parents who have a minority background. The goal is to support parents so they better can help their children to develop their socially skills and reach their full potential academically.Read more
Nassima Dzair InterBridge
Nassima fights the increasing polarization in society. InterBridge offer courses that builds capacity, develops leadership skills and inspires youth to be responsible, in order for youth to see their role in society and contribute to preventing social exclusion.Read more
Anne Stine Hole & Christina Væting Nergård Generasjonsmøtet M
Generasjonsmøtet M aims to provide job opportunities for youth, whilst also tending to the needs of the elderly. They offer part time jobs to youth aged 14 – 19, who in turn visit elderly at nursing homes, who often are lonely and inactive.Read more
Merete Grimeland & Therese Byhring World Wide Narrative
Merete and Therese focus on reducing relational challenges among children who have experienced a difficult upbringing. In addition, World Wide Narrative provide a tool which supports children in developing resilience and turn a negative past into a bright future by rewriting the childrens personal narratives. This is achieved through their two products ’Digital storytelling’ and ’HEI!’.Read more
Faridah Shakoor Abloom Filmfestival
Abloom Filmfestival gathers children, youth and parents, to reduce the taboos connected to disabilities. The primary target group is minority families, in which the taboo of disabilities is most profound. Abloom Filmfestival aims to reduce isolation, loneliness, and low self-esteem that the children with disabilities often experience.Read more
Current Change Leaders / Alumni
Camilla Skare Fysak Camp
Fysak Camp offers complementary physical activities to children, in order to increase children’s physical and mental health. Camilla also aims at building a solid starting point for children in order to maintain and enjoy a healthy lifestyle throughout life.Read more
Sherry Hakimnejad KOMPASS & CO
Kompass & Co provide vocational training and give access to work experience for youth who have dropped out of school. Kompass & Co's increase the youth's self-esteem and their belief in their own capabilities.Read more
Health & Development:
Help children live healthier lives.
Improve children`s access to education.
Allow children from marginalized groups to participate in society on more equal basis.
Protect children from physical and mental abuse and threats.
Expression & Participation:
Help children express themselves and participate in society through improved access to information.
Equip youth to successfully enter the labor market.