“Women hold up half a sky.”

A Chinese Proverb

Many of today’s women work and live in multicultural and multinational environment.

We are presented a unique challenge and opportunity that are different than men. It is up to us to seize the opportunity and accept the challenge. The world can benefit from more women leaders. Workshop Intent: I believe we women have a very important role to play in this chaotic and dangerous world. I am interested in helping women use our strengths and our differences to make an impact across many cultural and national boundaries.

Workshop Outcome:

At the end of this short workshop, the participants will have:

– raised the awareness of how women from different parts of the world manage and navigate their lives

– shared cross-cultural and cross-national experiences

– examined what internal and external work it takes for women to succeed in the world

– formulate strategies for a successful personal and work life Who should attend?

Any woman, who is interested in making a better impact in the world by successfully navigating through cultural and national differences, will benefit from this workshop.

Workshop fee: NOK 600 (includes finger-food and beverages)

Registration: Please submit your registration by e-mail to : [email protected]

I need your registration as soon as possible.

Organizer: Jan Henrik Bjørnstad, Institutt for Medskapende Ledelse, mob: 90014737


Celia Young, president of Celia Young & Associates, has been a faculty member of the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland, Organization Systems & Development Program since 1998.

Celia Young & Associates is in the business of providing consulting and coaching services for the development of effective leaders, teams and organizations.

Since 1986, Ms. Young and her associates have helped their clients develop vision and strategies and implement “change” in their businesses worldwide. They coach and develop globally competent and multiculturally versatile leaders on the individual and group basis in order to help mold a new organization that is open to and capable of fully utilizing the “diversity” of its people. Many of these leaders are women. Such an organization is well positioned to respond to the needs of its customers internally and externally, in the U.S. and in the world. Their client industries include Telecommunication,

Banking/Finance, Healthcare, Utilities, Oil Products, Personal Care, Pharmaceuticals,

Print Media, Real Estate and Government Agencies.

Ms. Young holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Fu-Jen

University in Taiwan, a Master of Business Administration degree in Marketing from

Michigan State University and a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from

Pepperdine University.