A trace of Nordic equality in Somalia
Fadumo Dayib is the first woman ever to run for presidency of Somalia. Living for some time in Finland gave her many privileges that she wants to extend to women and girls back home in Somalia.
A trace of Nordic openness in the United States
Volvo patented the first three-point safety belt in 1958 but in the interests of safety, they made the new seat belt design available to other car manufacturers for free. The three-point lap and shoulder seat belt is considered to be one of the most important innovations in automobile safety.
A trace of Nordic thinking (and taste) in South America
What to do when offered an opportunity 10,492 kilometres away in Bolivia, to become chef of a new socially conscious restaurant based on the thinking of The Nordic Food Manifesto? Kamilla Seidler accepted the offer, and the restaurant is now ranked as no. 14 in the top-50 list of best restaurants in South America.