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Torhild & Amanda

Torhild & Amanda

In this interview you get 2-in-1 so it is a bit longer than usual. But I really urge you to take a few minutes to read it all - and get moved, amused and inspired by the founders behind RÅ Organic Skincare. I met Torhild and Amanda quite recently. As We Are Now had just been taken in by the department store Illums Bolighus in Oslo and was planning a launch event. My event partner itsHappening went on a site visit and told me excitedly about a possible collaboration with another Illums brand, Rå Organic skincare for our AW:AN lounge. Meeting the...

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Evodie

Evodie

The first time I met Evodie over a dinner with several power women she immediately impressed me. Her sharp intelligence, openness and humour shone at me across the long table. And when I learnt more about her background and the energy she puts into her online magazine 9to9 Daily and her new brand ReCollection Candles, I wanted to know even more about her. How does she manage it all?  Read to find out! ________________ Name: Evodie Fleury Age: 28 Residence: Oslo Self proclaimed title: Busy Bee! Editor in Chief at 9to9Daily and co-Founder of ReCollections Candles. How many hours a week...

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Raja

Raja

We heard about Raja Skogland from several people on the Norwegian start up scene before we actually met her. Her reputation as a fierce advocate for entrepreneurs and someone I absolutely should talk to, turned out to be true. What strikes you about Raja is her unapologetic femininity, high energy and passion for what she does, which is helping other start up entrepreneurs to achieve their dreams. We are proud to feature Raja as one of our AW:AN women and to share a little snippet of her life with you here.  __________ Name: Raja Skogland Age: 33 Residence: Oslo Self proclaimed...

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Astrid

Astrid

Our first AW:AN woman we have known for a very long time. In fact, the As We Are Now founder Anette and Astrid both grew up in Tromsø (the city of northern lights north in Norway), and both eventually made Oslo their home base. In her twenties, Astrid was a high flying corporate executive, working long hours and constantly feeling the pressure of delivering better, higher results. Not fulfilled, but still unable to leave her well paid job and career path. Fast forward ten years and Astrid is now one of the most respected yoga teachers in Norway, and the...

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