Profiles

[PWWWS: Chiara Condi]

Chiara Condi is a first-generation Italian American living in Paris. She’s a leader, activist and speaker, and she’s championing gender equality wherever she goes. Drawing on her own experiences of sexism and discrimination, she has become an advocate for gender diversity and women’s entrepreneurship. For her day job, Chiara is the unstoppable force behind Led …

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[PWWWS: NIMA TISDALL]

What drives success? What gets you out of bed in the morning? For some people it’s the thought of achievement. Other folks are driven by wealth or fame. For Nima Tisdall, it’s heart. The Copenhagen-born leader and founder spent much of her childhood living in Nepal, an experience which would form her desire to give …

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[PWWWS: Jaya Thomlison]

What does it take to build a community? We couldn’t tell you, but Jaya Thomlison certainly can. She’s a Canadian born business leader and community developer living in Trondheim, Norway. She’s the CEO of Heyloft, a digital platform for businesses in the tourism and experience industry. Alongside Heyloft, Jaya  also works as the Program Leader …

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[PWWWS: Abadesi Osunsade]

There’s no one more inspiring or influential to kickstart our Profiles We Wish We Shot monthly article series (PWWWS) than Abadesi Osunsade. A talented, tenacious trailblazer, she’s been shaking things up in London’s Tech scene for fifteen years. She’s a creative technologist and the founder of Hustle Crew, a careers development platform that aims to …

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[Rosie Budhani]

The dictionary definition of dedication would be more accurate if the entry was just a link to Rosina Budhani’s Linkedin page. Rosie is the Head of PR for Design Hotels, an online platform that represents a curated selection of over 300 independent hotels in more than 60 countries. Having started in a managerial role, Rosie …

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[Ingvill Kerob]

Fashion has a dark secret. It’s the second-largest polluter after oil. Yes, the second-largest. You read that right. Not international flights. Not freight shipping. Fashion. The industry emits a lung-choking 1.2 billion tonnes of carbon into the atmosphere each year, outstripping international flights and shipping combined. It’s an unnerving statistic. It begs the questions, “What …

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[Nina Ignatius]

Empathy has long been an undervalued trait of character in business leaders. And Nina Ignatius is one leader whose found success as an entrepreneur harnessing this very trait.  When Nina’s child was born premature, she quickly realised that there were no suitable, high quality alternative clothing for  newborns available in the market. Spurred on by …

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[niki mullin]

Getting a book published or a business launched is no small feat. It’s enough to put even the most passionate writers or the most tenacious entrepreneurs off. Luckily, there’s people like Niki Mullin in the world to help the would-be writers and business leaders of the world. When the going gets tough, Niki gets going. …

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[Christine Corkery Steinsholt]

Shooting Christine’s portrait was an absolute joy that we had to follow it up with a one-on-one conversation. She is open and honest, funny and entertaining, and boasts a light-touch inquisitiveness that is disarming and effective. She’s also a brilliant listener, a skill that is increasingly rare in our loud, opinionated, ‘always-on’ digitised world. And …

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[Samia Bayou]

When Profilemeshoots met with Samia Bayou in London, the images caused something of a stir back at our Oslo HQ. Why? Well, because we managed to capture so many genuine emotional expressions of a person who epitomises most of the values we cherish. We caught her laughing and smiling, relaxing and being friendly, lost in …

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