Dr. Anna Ruohonen

Dr. Anna Ruohonen

Helsinki, Finland

Author: "Areas of Innovation in a Global World", Innovating education and educating for innovation.

Author: "Areas of Innovation in a Global World".

Published scholar on innovation management, entrepreneurship and female entrepreneurship.

Affiliated Professor, Grenoble Ecole de Management, France.

Ambassador, Education Innovations, HundrED Finland.

Over 15 years of professional experience across Europe and globally in the development of international partnerships in business, education and innovation ecosystems. Anna has collaborated with International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation, Skolkovo Innovation Center, Nokia, Finnish-Russian Chamber of Commerce, Trainers’ House and Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences. 

Doctoral Dissertation is on women entrepreneurs in Scandinavia. Received an award by United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship for practical contribution to entrepreneurship. 

How can education support students to flourish?

Education is the way to inspire, empower and enable children with the relevant skills and tools to grow to become the contributors to our society.

What role does innovation play in education change?

Innovation and education have become inseparable. Innovating education is about testing and implementing new ways for making education relevant, applicable and accessible. Educating for innovation prepares today’s students for tomorrow’s global and digitalised economy.