We are two Swedish sisters with global careers, working in the complimentary fields of leadership development and peacebuilding. We are on the board of the family-owned business Welcome Hotel in Stockholm, and we are Yoga Teachers. As natural connectors, we love to bring people together, both in our careers and when working on our passion project Roos&Shine.
With all the momentum around female empowerment, we want to be a positive force, making our contribution to a movement based on equality and inspired female leadership.
Victoria is a senior leadership consultant working with FranklinCovey. She is an expert in leadership development and has trained, developed and coached leaders across the world for the past 20 years. She has also lead Learning & Development organisations for large corporations across Europe and the Middle East. In fact, learning is one of her key interests and she loves to learn new things, as well as passing on knowledge to see others grow. She has just released the book “Everyone Deserves a Great Manager” together with two of her American colleagues from FranklinCovey.
Victoria believes in a holistic leadership, taking all aspects of body, mind and brain into consideration to achieve your full potential. Passionate about movement, she is a certified yoga teacher training (vinyasa) and loves to combine traditional leadership workshops with the art of yoga. She also runs regular yoga classes at her local gym.
Apart from various certifications within learning, leadership and HR, Victoria has a bachelor degree in Hotel Management (BA.HM) from Hotelschool The Hague in the Netherlands.
Victoria is an experienced facilitator and public speaker who engages her audience, no matter if 20 or 2000 people are in the room.
Josefine is a peacebuilding expert, working at the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia. Prior to the UN Mission she worked at the UN HQ in New York, and she has worked on peacebuilding and conflict sensitivity, providing analysis and training organisations to adapt to local challenges. She has spent most of her career in countries undergoing political transition and peacebuilding processes, including Myanmar, South Sudan and Colombia.
A mediator certified by the New York Peace Institute, Josefine is passionate about working with people to solve conflicts. She is a superfood enthusiast, inspired by healthy living, exercise and mindfulness, and is a certified yoga (vinyasa) teacher – currently providing classes to her UN colleagues.
Josefine has a Masters of International Affairs from Columbia University (SIPA) in New York, and an MA (Hons) from the University of St Andrews in Scotland.