Consultant, Media and Content, based in Oslo
Maiken has previously worked in politics, the private sector and in non-governmental organisations, focusing on communications, sustainability, politics and media.
Maiken has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Long Island University in New York, and a Master’s Degree in Sustainable Development and International Relations from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Norway. During her studies in the US, she was a trainee at the UN agency South-South News, where she assisted the team writing content for their website.
She was also a trainee at NHO’s Brussels office, where one of her main tasks was to follow the Brexit negotiations and report back to the Norwegian office. While working at Norway’s largest women’s public health association, her responsibilities included expanding the organisation’s social media following, developing new websites, writing opinion pieces for the Secretary General, and organising events. She has also supported candidates in elections, writing opinion pieces and fact sheets, organising and mobilising stakeholders, and facilitating events.