ODA Inspiration Day 2022 Highlights

Thank you to all participants, speakers, partners and volunteers for making ODA Inspiration Day 2022 a success!

It was so good to have you all at the event, and we hope you had a great time and were able to have some good takeaways. We truly appreciate your support and engagement. Thank you for being a part of ODA-Nettverk!

ODA Inspiration Day is the annual conference for everyone interested in tech and diversity. On May 20 national and international experts met to discuss tech control, diversity and management for a better future at Oslo Concert Hall. Check out this year’s highlights in the video below.

Did you miss this year’s Fireside? Watch it on-demand at ODA Portal

Watch the pre-recorded Fireside session on-demand when and where it suits you to catch up on the topic of Tech Ctrl with Siri Børsum and partners at ODA Portal.

Watch Fireside at ODA Portal >

Siri meets with Sara Bergman, a Senior Software Engineer from Microsoft to discuss the topics of Tech Ctrl, CPUs, Green Software, Carbon footprint and the link between technology and the climate problem.

Siri also meets with Christin Bøsterud, the CEO of EY Norway on the topics Tech Ctrl, Leadership, Sustainability, and the importance of getting into the board rooms.

Read more: About the Fireside and the speakers >

Theme: Tech Ctrl

The theme of 2022 was TECH CTRL, focusing on the fact that our society is not moving in the right direction if there is a clear bias in the development of technology.

Read more: Theme >


Hosts: Matt C. Smith and Julia Paulsen

Katrine Marçal ‘Mother of Invention: How innovations are lost in an economy built for men.’
Wasim Zahid ‘Gender inequality in medical research’
Ida Susanna Fattah ‘The future of Health Tech?’
John Stone ‘Hammers, Hackers and Hamsters, why cybersecurity needs to think differently’
Robert Engels ‘Diversity in IT’
Jenny Theolin ‘The Art of Belonging’

See the full program >

ODA Awards

A huge shout out of congratulations to the ODA Awards finalists and winners! You are the role models our industry deserves, and we thank you for you active role in contributing to a more inclusive workspace. Keep inspiring us!

ODA Awards Woman 2022: Cecilia Flatum
ODA Awards Man 2022: Nicolai Tangen
ODA Awards Organization 2022: Schneider Electric

Read more: The winners of ODA Awards 2022 >


The Inspiration Day 2022 is created and built on voluntary work by a fantastic group of ambitious people. Meet the team behind this year’s event.

Guro Sandersen (Google), Agnes Heyerdahl (EVRY), Kristine Kjenes (Waken), Anbjørg Myhra Bergwitz (Sopra Steria), Nina Stolpestad (Schneider Electric), Trude Nyhus (SYSCO), Silja Haddal Mork (Graphic Designer & Digital Marketer), Nina Grøsvik Ådnanes (Capgemini), Martine Bay (Grieg Maritime Group), Darina Nygard (Google) and Ekaterina Yurchenko (Startup Norway).

Read also: Hun er den nye lederen av Inspirasjonsdagen >

Press and images

Check out the full album on our Facebook page >

Image credit: JCP

Big thanks to all partners and volunteers for you hard work and effort. Without you, non of this wold have been possible. Foto: JCP

ODA Inspiration Day 2022 >



ODA-Nettverk er Nordens ledende nettverk for mangfold i teknologi. Vi har mer enn 8 000 medlemmer med aktiviteter i Oslo, Bergen, Innlandet, Sør-Vest og Trondheim, og 80 partnere. ODA-Nettverk har siden 2005 inspirert og bidratt gjennom større mangfold til bedre beslutninger og løsninger for virksomheter og samfunn.

Har du spørsmål, ta kontakt med oss på info@odanettverk.no