Greenlandic journalist Inga Hansen and the gender gap

Camden Conference film discussion: ‘In the Wake of Modern Life, Women are Becoming Leaders’

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The Camden Conference and Camden Public Library present Inga Hansen, Greenlandic journalist Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 6:30 p.m., for a Zoom discussion of her film, In the Wake of Modern Life, Women are Becoming Leaders.

According to the Conference, in a news release, Hansen is well known for her journalistic work on the circumpolar indigenous Arctic, has traveled widely throughout the region, speaks the languages and has specialized in writing about Indigenous cultures and affairs. 

Please contact jpierce@librarycamden.org for a link to the film and discussion.

Hansen’s film, In the Wake of Modern Life, Women are Becoming Leaders covers contemporary issues in Greenland and the ways one is able to have a career and earn a living. In the film she documents the gender gap between men and women in education and the impact their choices have upon their careers.  

Inga Hansen, is the editor of Indigenous Matters of the Jewels of the North Atlantic & Arctic, JoNAA. She is a Greenlandic journalist and awarded television reporter with 27 years experience from the news desk of KNR, Greenland’s State Television along several years of magazine journalism and radio programs in for broadcast in Greenland and Denmark.

She studied journalism in Iceland, Sweden, Denmark and Greenland and has a BA in Radiophonic Narration. She is an advisor on indigenous culture and knowledge in face of the modern challenges of economic development and climate change in the Arctic for Anvio Research.

Inga Hansen earned her Masters of Sàmi Journalism from an Indigenous Perspective.

This event is presented in anticipation of the 34th Annual Camden Conference—The Geopolitics of the Arctic: A Region in Peril, livestreamed from the Camden Opera House and around the world, February 20-21, 2021.

The mission of the Camden Conference is to foster informed discourse on world issues. For more information, please visit www.camdenconference.org or call 207-236-1034.

Event Date: 

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 6:30pm

Event Location: 

Zoom