Video: LFC Lecture with Mai Kivelä, Member of Finnish Parliament and former Executive Director of Animalia
Watch the fourth and last Leadership for Change Lecture of this academic year titled 'Animal Rights in a Sustainable Society'. We had the pleasure to host Mai Kivelä – first-term Member of Finnish Parliament, Helsinki City Counsellor, former Executive Director of Animalia, and active spokesperson for animal rights.
I want to live – but Tampere’s neoliberal urban agenda threatens my existence
This blog reflection has been co-authored by Tatjana Blum, Sari Veripää and Raysa França, students from the LFC program. The blog post was written as an assignment for the course Urban Activism, taught at Tampere University. The blog post was initially shared at Youth4Nature’s blog.
Video: LFC Lecture with Venla Roth, Anti-trafficking Coordinator
Click on the blog post to watch the third Leadership for Change Lecture in 2021 hosting Anti-trafficking Coordinator Venla Roth. The LFC Lecture was titled 'Human Trafficking and Anti-trafficking'. Trafficking in human beings has become a major international concern in the last two decades. It has been subjected to intense political debate and ambitious legal regulation on international, regional and national levels.
Case Studies: Examining Leadership Challenges
The course "LFCS04 Case Study: Examining Leadership Challenges" is carried out in close collaboration with business and public organisations. Students develop their capabilities and know-how in multi-disciplinary research teams that design and conduct research projects on the basis of tasks assigned to them by a partner organisation. The course is organized together with the Master's Degree Programme in Sustainable Business. Read the blog post and have a closer look at the curious case studies that we had during the academic year 2020–2021!
Video: LFC Lecture with Anne Larilahti, Vice President of Corporate Sustainability at Finnair
The Master's Degree Programme in Leadership for Change was glad to host Anne Larilahti, Vice President in Corporate Sustainability at Finnair, as our Leadership for Change Lectures guest speaker. Click on the blog post to watch the LFC Lecture with Anne Larilahti online!
Mai Kivelä: “By building a just world for animals, we are building a better world for ourselves too”
In the fourth and the last Leadership for Change Lecture of this academic year, we had the pleasure to host Mai Kivelä – first-term Member of Finnish Parliament, Helsinki City Counsellor, former Executive Director of Animalia, and active spokesperson for animal rights. Her LFC Lecture was titled ‘Animal Rights in a Sustainable Society’ and it presented a deep analysis of the issue, followed by a thought-provoking discussion. The event took place on Zoom on 26 April 2021 and it was later broadcasted by Radio Moreeni.
Dr. Venla Roth: “Action against trafficking in human beings requires strong political will and commitment”
The third Leadership for Change Lectures speaker in 2021 was Anti-trafficking Coordinator Venla Roth. Her LFC Lecture was titled 'Human Trafficking and Anti-trafficking'. Venla Roth holds a PhD in Law and currently works at the Finnish Ministry of Justice, where she coordinates the Finnish government's anti-trafficking agenda. The lecture was insightful and evoked a lively discussion among the audience.
Anne Larilahti: “Never let a good crisis go to waste, learn from it and put it to use"
We were glad to host Anne Larilahti, Vice President of Corporate Sustainability at Finnair, as our Leadership for Change Lectures guest speaker in February. Anne Larilahti discussed whether flying can be sustainable and what has been the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Finnair’s sustainability strategies. The LFC Lecture illustrated how Finnair, being one of Finland's major national companies, perceived and approached sustainability challenges in today's world. We also discussed the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the aviation industry.
LFC Lecture with Jyrki Katainen, President of Sitra
The Master's Degree Programme in Leadership for Change was excited to welcome Jyrki Katainen, President of Sitra, former Prime Minister of Finland and alumnus of Tampere University, as the first speaker of the Leadership for Change Lectures in 2021. In his LFC Lecture, Jyrki Katainen discussed the megatrends of our future. The event took place on Zoom on 22 January 2021.