Mindset Changers: Sonja Finér

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Do you know what socially just climate tax policies are? Or, what actions can citizens take in change process? Come hear the first lecture in the three-part lecture series of Leadership for Change Master’s programme.

The first lecturer is Sonja Finér, Executive Director of Finnwatch, and she will give a lecture on social sustainability in the process of transforming towards a carbon neutral society. She will cover inter alia topics of socially just climate tax policies and energy transformation in developing countries, and will also lighten the issue of citizens as drivers of change in society.

The first lecture in the three-part lecture series of Leadership for Change Master’s programme is given by Sonja Finér, Executive Director of Finnwatch (https://finnwatch.org/en/), where she overseas administrative and communication’s work and is responsible for labour rights research and advocacy. Before her position in Finnwatch, Finér has worked for Amnesty International Finland and for Fairtrade Finland. She has also acted as researcher/consultant in Kepa ry, which until 2018 was a Finnish development cooperation organisation and that today works under the name of Fingo. Finér has studied Environmental Planning, Sustainable Development, Biology and Literature.

Her experiences and background in NGOs and sustainable development make her a strong player in today’s global issues, inequality and (climate) change. Her lecture will take us through issues such as energy transformation in developing countries and socially just climate tax policies, as well as citizen-activism in leading of change.

The LFC Lectures bring together skillful leaders with experience in dealing with change. The lectures explore what kind of knowledge and expertise is needed to explain and understand complex phenomena, become a visionary leader, and to change the world. The lectures are open to the public.


Students in LFC Master’s programme

Further information

Jasmina Ahonen, jasmina.ahonen@tuni.fi