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Hedda Ofoole Knoll

Speaker, anti-discrimination role

What motivates you?
My vision to be part of the transformation to make our economy a little more sustainable, discrimination-sensitive and focused on wellbeing.

The best advice you have ever been given?
Do what feels good for YOURSELF. Trust your destiny and stay curious.

What are you learning right now that you still have to get good at?
Self-care after, before, and during stressful phases (particularly due to emotional distress caused by work-related discrimination)

What would you chance if you had the power to do so?
Implementing sustainable and discrimination-sensitive work structures faster, together with other powerful networks.

Which superheroine power would you like to have?
Viola Davis‘ energy, Beyoncé‘s superpower.

Hedda Ofoole Knoll

Speaker, anti-discrimination role

Hedda Ofoole Knoll researched CSR in the global supply chain for her doctoral thesis and worked in Ghana and London for several years. She then worked as a research assistant in Berlin on topics such as “Diversity in Organizations”. During this time, she had her first child. She then began working as a consultant for the Earthbeat Solution Foundation, which aims to give gold miners in Uganda job prospects and help them enter the financial middle class.

Until 2023, she worked for tbd* (self-organized and remote working), the job board for jobs with meaning in the social and sustainable impact sector. Her initial focus was on Belonging & Anti-Discrimination before she took on the role as Managing Director.

Topics

Anti-discrimination, belonging, New Work & anti-discrimination, global supply chain & sustainability, decolonizatrion, intersectionality, qualitative networking, implementing visions

Languages

German, English

Formats

Keynotes
Impulse lectures
Panel talks
Workshops
Moderation
Interviews

ReferenCES

  • Fairshare: Mini workshop
  • Oxfam: One-day workshop
  • GIZ: Lecture (international)
  • Handelsblatt: Keynote
  • Die Tafel: Mini workshop
  • Social Economy Berlin: Impulse lecture
  • Tomorrow Bank: „train the trainer“ staff workshop
  • SEND e.V.: Workshops
  • Persist: Workshop
  • Future F: Impulse lecture
  • Stadtmuseum: Workshops & consultancy
  • BMW Foundation: Mini workshop
  • Bundesstiftung Gleichstellung: Panel

What motivates you?
My vision to be part of the transformation to make our economy a little more sustainable, discrimination-sensitive and focused on wellbeing.

The best advice you have ever been given?
Do what feels good for YOURSELF. Trust your destiny and stay curious.

What are you learning right now that you still have to get good at?
Self-care after, before, and during stressful phases (particularly due to emotional distress caused by work-related discrimination)

What would you chance if you had the power to do so?
Implementing sustainable and discrimination-sensitive work structures faster, together with other powerful networks.

Which superheroine power would you like to have?
Viola Davis‘ energy, Beyoncé‘s superpower.

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