On December 15th 2021, Meta organized the Nordics Agency Women's Leadership Day welcoming women, non-binary individuals, and allies for an inspirational day of speeches and workshops to celebrate who we are and where we're going. Read more about the event in Finnish here. Sara Salmani, an award-winning Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) specialist and marketing and communications consultant, spoke about the importance of “changing the narrative” to create a more inclusive and equitable society and workplace. “My message was simply to create awareness about how different narratives that are upheld in our societies can have negative impacts and consequences,” say Salmani, adding: “Narratives uphold social norms and power structures, and, in the context of our working lives, directly affect who is put in charge, hired, promoted, and who we like to work with. It’s important to understand that we all have the power and responsibility to change these narratives to be more inclusive and create a more equitable society and work life.” Salmani says she was honored to attend an event that was well organized and full of insightful and inspiring thoughts. “It's so important to create a safe space for sharing ideas and showcase what women out there are already doing, proving to all of us that change is happening right here and now,” she concludes. Read more about the event in Finnish here.