InnSæi – the Sea within on Netflix

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InnSæi will be on Netflix U.S. from 1 February 2017 Happy New Year! We begin 2017 with the great news that InnSæi – the Sea within is now available in Netflix for Latin America – from Argentina to Mexico! From February 1st, InnSæi – the Sea within will be available in the U.S. streaming on Netflix. As a part of its mission …

2016 í hnotskurn

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Heimildarmyndin InnSæi – the Sea within kom út um mitt ár, en við Kristín erum leikstjórar, ég skrifa handrit og Kristín er framleiðandi. InnSæi verður sýnd á Netflix í Bandaríkjunum frá og með 1. febrúar 2017InnSæi var forsýnd í London í janúar, heimsfrumsýnd í Berlín 29. júní og sýnd í yfir 30 bíóhúsum í Þýskalandi út árið 2016. Hún var …

2016 in a nutshell

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INNSÆI – THE SEA WITHIN The documentary film InnSæi – the Sea within was released. Me and Kristín Ólafsdóttir directed it, I wrote the script and Kristín produced it. InnSæi was screened in a private screening in London in January, world premiered in Berlin on 29. June and shown in over 30 cinemas across Germany in 2016. It was US-premiered at …

The importance of girls’ education

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I was honoured to be in an interactive panel with Professor Frances Rosenbluth, to discuss the empowerment of girls and their education with a group of fabulous young women, who got together for Circle of Women 5th Annual Volunteer Summit. What would you tell your teen-self about developing meaningful goals that help others?Members of Circle of Women come from all …

Changing the Global Landscape of Gender Equality at Yale Law School

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At the panel, we discussed different approaches, definitions of gender, view points on what constitutes gender equality and how we get there, in everything from corporate culture of General Electrics South America, public service in Mexico, the reality of refugees and maternal health in a war-ridden country of Somalia, post-conflict reconstruction in Kosovo, gender equality in Iceland, which scores highest …

EuroSOM hosts: Hrund Gunnsteinsdottir, Yale World Fellow

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EuroSOM, the European club at the Yale School of Management, invited me to be a lunch speaker at the ‘EuroSOM meets’ series. The year before they invited two Yale World Fellows, musician Slava Vakarchuk and Gemma Mortensen, Chief Global Officer of Change.org, come and speak.   “Human nature is by its very nature intuitive, because it inevitably involves the activation of complex networks …

Intuition – When Do We Need It Most?

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  Intuition is the basis of the decisions we make, mostly without us realizing it. While intuition is sometimes dismissed as an irrational and fluffy feeling, today’s rapidly changing world of big data, political turmoil and technological revolution increasingly demands that we combine intuition with data and analysis. But how well do we know intuition? Intuition is the basis of …

Cutting Through the Clutter: The Art of Mindfulness and Creativity

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This hour, we talk mindfulness and creativity in the 21st century. I was interviewed by the radio station WNPR in Connecticut, USA, on the programme Where We Live. One of the topics of discussion was our documentary film InnSæi – the Sea within. To expand on some of the themes in our film, they also interviewed Jessica Grutolla, Assistant Principal …

Alternative Career Paths: Roundtable

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Thursday 3. November 5.30-7pm Davenport College, Yale University. Do you feel that there is one clear and socially reputable way to be considered ‘successful’ in a certain field? Not sure if a career path you are interested in even exists? Confused about how to best put your skills to use? *** Hrund Gunnsteinsdottir is an Icelandic consultant, filmmaker, entrepreneur and …

At Yale School of Management on Social Entrepreneurship: Panel

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Three Yale Greenberg World Fellows will present “Perspectives on Social Entrepreneurship from Three Continents” at 5:30pm in the SOM, Evans Hall, 165 Whitney Avenue, New Haven. Anuradha Das Mathur, Joshin Raghubar, and Hrund Gunnsteinsdottir will discuss their work in a panel moderated by School of Management professor Tony Sheldon. Share this Post