Sep 19, 2016
Anu Partanen presented her book The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life today on September 19th at the Centre for Social Innovation. People gathered together to hear her thoughts that inspired her to write the book. Afterwards there was a lively discussion on the differences and similarities of everyday life in the US and in the Nordic region.
Partanen is a journalist originally from Finland, now based in New York City. She has lived in the United States since 2008, and her work has appeared in the New York Times and The Atlantic. She also worked at Fortune Magazine as a visiting reporter through the Innovation Journalism Fellowship at Stanford University. In Finland she has held many positions ranging from managing editor to columnist, features writer to news reporter, lecturer to on-air commentator.