PWN Norway Monthly Meeting August (Oslo): Leading diverse and inclusive organisations

01 August 2018 18:00 - 20:00 Scandic Oslo City Hotel




Leading diverse and inclusive organizations.

 Alicia will share what she has learned along her journey of leading teams in for profit and non profit  organizations.  

This interactive presentation will allow for candid and productive conversations regarding women in leadership.  You will have an opportunity to share your stories,  experiences and advice, in order to strengthen one another in our ability to lead diverse and inclusive teams and organizations.  

Some of the discussion points we will touch on are:

  • What is leadership?
  • Managing your brand - the authentic you
  • Diversity and Inclusion - challenges and our responsibility 


Alicia Partee is president of PWN Norway, founder of Global Counseling Solutions AS ( and a Linkage affiliate (  Alicia has over 20 years of experience leading projects and teams at Fortune 500, startup and non-profit companies.  She has worked in telecommunications as a quality assurance manager, a leader of large, multicultural teams and a corporate trainer. She has designed and developed organizational structures in startups and the processes and procedures to duplicate the structure in multi-site locations.  Furthering her passion to help people and organizations overcome obstacles and plan for the future, Alicia returned to school and continued her journey to becoming a licensed marriage and family therapist in the state of California.  

Alicia’s entrepreneurial approach for translating concepts into action is leveraged when combined with evidence base practices resulting in increased ability to thrive and live authentically. 

In 2013 Alicia moved to Norway, following he husband.  After learning the language and searching for a place to use her education and experience, Alicia founded Global Counseling Solutions AS.  Alicia’s passion is to help “Global Citizens” thrive wherever they are in the world and to help companies save money by retaining their key Global Professionals. Her dream is to use transformative technology to enhance the psychological well being of "Global Citizens."  

Professional Background

Prior to founding Global Counseling Solutions AS and joining the Linkage affiliate team, Alicia worked at AT&T, MCIWorldCom, Globix, PaymentOne in a variety of roles, including Call Center management, Corporate Trainer and Software Project Manager.  Currently Alicia is president of the Professional Women’s Network Norway leading the charge to advance balanced leadership.  

 Alicia has a Master of Marriage and Family Therapy from Western Seminary and a Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Theology.  She has also studied Management Information Systems at the University of Phoenix.   





Professional Women's Network Norway is an international organization that promotes gender-balanced leadership and provides resources for professional women since 1994. PWN is dedicated to helping women enhance their careers and businesses while offering networking opportunities in Oslo and Stavanger.

Event details

Scandic Oslo City Hotel
Europarådets Plass 1, 0154
Member price
NOK0 per attendee
Non-member price
NOK150 per attendee

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