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Mayor of Stockholm: ‘You can be a mother and a fantastic politician’
Mayor of Stockholm Anna König Jerlmyr talks about her vision for the city's future, why she wants more girls to play chess and what makes Stockholm 'A Woman's Place'.
Why family life in Stockholm is the dream
How do you balance a challenging career in the tech industry with having a family? The answer, it seems, is by moving to Stockholm.
Symposium CEO Natalia Brzezinski shares her Stockholm favourites
What makes Stockholm the creative capital of the world – and what are the best places in the city to really experience the creative vibe? Natalia Brzezinski shares her insights.
25 ways Stockholm has become more international in the past year
Everyone knows Stockholm is an international city. Swedes are some of the best non-native English speakers in the world, and 23 percent of the capital’s population was born abroad. People of more than 190 nationalities call Stockholm home.
How living in the outskirts of Stockholm improves quality of life
The outskirts of Stockholm are actually its hidden gems. Three expats explain how working and living outside the city offers more bang for your buck and outstanding quality of life.
Why Stockholm is a magnet for foreign talent
This week thousands of startup founders, investors, journalists, and tech-lovers are gathering in Helsinki for Slush - a massive startup conference putting Nordic innovations in the spotlight.
How Stockholm's cold climate boosts creativity
Picture the scene: Dusk begins to settle on Stockholm, magnifying the glow from the candle-lit windows that warm the city. Frost invades the Swedish capital as quickly as the sun fades, the vicious bite of the ice ushering people indoors. It’s dark, it’s cold and (this is the best part) it’s only 3pm!
A clever strategy for making new friends in Stockholm
You might think it’s hard to make friends in a new city. But if at first you don’t succeed – try something else! Meet Natasa, an expat with a strategy for breaking down social barriers.
Grab a chair on the booming Stockholm tech scene
Five weeks of paid vacation. Boat rides to work. More than a year of paid parental leave per child. Outstanding diversity. Too good to be true, right? Nope. It’s just life in Stockholm.
Stockholm: finding solutions to global challenges
Stockholm has a long history of innovation and global engagement – a tradition that’s finding new expression through the city’s dynamic tech startup scene and elsewhere.