Astrid Sundberg is Director of Impact Partnerships at The Conduit in Oslo. The Conduit is a community of people passionate about social change. Their mission is to unite a global collaborative community to accelerate solutions to the world’s greatest challenges. The Conduit creates a space where the impact of collaboration, the brilliance of diverse minds and a shared vision for social transformation convene. It takes place within a dedicated space where groundbreaking ideas can bloom and partnerships thrive, leading to transformative social impact.
Astrid is a future-focused Leader and change champion, who specialises in Leadership within the startup and scale-up space. She has a long track record for driving organizational change and transformation, while building teams through local and global partnerships. With a fervent belief in Diverse and Inclusive Leadership, Astrid’s led a number of high-impact change initiatives and campaigns, working in a highly collaborative capacity across the Tech, Consultancy, Sustainability and STEM sectors. She recently led a high-impact programme for 1,000 global employees at online food retailer Oda. In 2022, she was recognised for outstanding commitment to the Norwegian Diversity and Inclusion field, with a BLAZE Trailblazer Award.
Astrid gives her spare time to providing workshops, advisory, mentoring, and mental health advocacy with a particular emphasis on amplifying the inclusion of Women in Tech, Women from Immigrant Communities as well as mentoring women who have survived gender-based discrimination, harassment, and violence. She is also a regular speaker, facilitator, and moderator, supporting several associations and organizations in the Nordics as well as a Board Advisor at Humans for Humans, a non-profit organization contributing to the awareness and eradication of human trafficking and modern slavery.