Lífið eftir háskólanám

Hrund Gunnsteinsdottir News

,,Flest störf­in sem orðið hafa til á síðustu árum séu í ferðaþjón­ustu og stóriðju þar sem há­skóla­mennt­un­ar er oft­ast ekki kraf­ist” Fimmtudaginn 19. maí var ég fundarstjóri á málþingi Bandalags íslenskra háskólamanna (BHM). Hlutfall atvinnulausra einstaklinga á Íslandi með háskólamenntun hefur tvöfaldast á undanförnum árum og fer hækkandi. Aðstæður ungs háskólamenntaðs fólks eru um margt öðruvísi nú en fyrir um …

Speaker at the National Geographic Explorer with Lindblad Expeditions

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The Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic Alliance and mission is to inspire people to explore and care about the planet and teach people about the wonders of our fragile world. A mission worth engaging in. One of the must fun speaking engagements I have participated in, is to be a guest speaker on board the National Geographic Explorer along Iceland’s rugged west coast …

Dagur sköpunarkraftsins haldinn í fyrsta skipti í maí 2016

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Æfingarnar vörpuðu skemmtilegu ljósi á kraft sköpunarMargrét Thoroddsen Í samstarfi við Creative Power Day, frumkvæði hönnunarhugsuðarins Valerie Casey og Aspen stofnunina í Bandaríkjunum, skipulagði krád consulting vinnustofur fyrir 10 og 12 ára börn i Vífilsskóla Hjallastefnunnar vikuna 2.-6. maí. Á sama tíma voru haldnar vinnusmiðjur víðsvegar í Bandaríkjunum, Kanada og á Írlandi. Þetta er í fyrsta skipti sem dagurinn er …

Yale World Fellow 2016

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Each year, the University invites a group of exemplary mid-career professionals from a wide range of fields and countries for an intensive four-month period of academic enrichment and leadership training. Press release, March 28, 2016 New Haven, Conn. — Hrund Gunnsteinsdottir has been named a 2016 Yale World Fellow, one of only 16 people chosen for this prestigious global leadership development program at …

An evening with Advisors of the National Geographic Society

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An evening with  a group of National Geographic Council of Advisors, Reykjavik, September 2014. I was a guest speaker at a dinner hosted for 14 members of the National Geographic Council of Advisors, on their visit to Reykjavik. We cooked together a meal and while we had dinner I told them about the work I do which sparked interesting discussions …

Exploring possible Futures

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The world we live in is complex and changing rapidly. We are faced with unprecedented global and local challenges, which call for a strong inner compass of individuals and organisations, as we navigate our way into the 21st century.