THE COMPREHENSIVE

DIVERSITY, EQUALITY & INCLUSION HUB


THE FOUNDERS 

EMPOWER's goal is to increase equality in the workplace, to improve the working environment and culture, and to ensure equal opportunities and influence for all

EMPOWER was founded in 2020 and has since provided consultation on equality, diversity & inclusion with an emphasis on workplace culture, offering a holistic approach and practical solutions.


Empower´s Equality Roadmap, a strategy and awareness raising methodology, has

been at the forefront of a successful track record.


WHATS THE LATEST?
ÞÓREY IN THE HRINGBRAUT STUDIO

Þórey Vilhjálmsdóttir Proppé interview on Hringbarut TV


Interview about how Empower is helping companies & institutions worldwide in achieving equality in the workplace


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EXPORTING THE SUCCESSFUL EQUALITY ROADMAP

Empower founder interviewed by Visir newspaper
The biggest achievement of the Empower Equality Roadmap is that the culture of the workplace is examined and changed in a proven 4 phase unique methodology.


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EMPOWER AT THE REYKJAVÍK GLOBAL FORUM

Thorey live in the studio at Reykjavík Global Forum - Women Leaders.
Take a look at Thorey Vilhjalmsdottir Proppe in the studio at the Reykjavík Global Forum – Women Leaders 2020, talking about The Empower Journey


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Exporting gender equality
Empower is a newly established international equality consultancy firm. The company is a forum for comprehensive advice, education, cooperation and a toolbox for gender equality...


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INTERVIEW WITH EMPOWER FOUNDERS IN BUSINESS PAPER

The office of the National Commissioner of Police in Iceland has signed a contract with Empower to enter into the Empower Equality Roadmap
Work on the project will begin in January and include all staff members during the unique 4 phase model. The Office of the National Commissioner of Police will then be added to a group of leading organisations that have been through the project such as The National Power Company, Landsvirkjun, The Metropolitan Police, The National Bank, Landsbankinn, the University of Akureyri and others.

NATIONAL COMMISSIONER OF POLICE & EMPOWER SIGN AGREEMENT 
EMPOWER SIGN WITH THE PARLIAMENT OF ICELAND

Agreement on the Empower Equality Roadmap to follow up on a survey on working methods and workplace culture in Althingi

Steingrímur J. Sigfússon, Speaker of the Parliament, and Ragna Árnadóttir, Secretary General, have signed a co-operation agreement with the representatives of the Empower Equality Roadmap ...


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EMPOWER RAISES $2.29M TO SCALE ITs EMPOWER NOW DE&I SOLUTION

Empower, an Icelandic DE&I firm focused on equality in the workplace, today announced it has secured $2.29m in funding.

The funding round is led by Frumtak Ventures, an Icelandic VC firm. Tennin, an early-stage angel investment firm, also participated in the round. The funding will be used to scale its DE&I methodologies, including benchmarking, training and analytics services, through its new SaaS solution, Empower NOW.

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EMPOWER is currently developing a SaaS solution: 

based on the EMPOWER methodology which will be launched to global markets in 2023

  • THE PARLIAMENT OF ICELAND
  • ICELAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
  • THE NATIONAL & METROPOLITAN POLICE FORCE
  • UNIVERSITY OF ICELAND
  • LANDSBANKINN, LEADING FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
  • GOVERNMENT OF ICELAND
  • GALLUP
  • UNIVERSITY OF AKUREYRI
  • ALCOA GLOBAL ALUMINIUM MANUFACTORING
  • FIRE BRIGADE & AMBULANCE
  • SIMINN, TELECOM
  • LANDSVIRKJUN, NATIONAL POWER COMPANY

EMPOWER has worked with leading organisations in varied sectors. Clients and research partners include:


ADVISORY BOARD 
Christy
Tanner
President Tanner media, former executive VP and General Manager, Viacom CBS, CBS News Digital
Sunit
Tyagi
CTO, Co-Founder
Igren Energy, former Senior Director of Technology
at Intel
Hanna Birna
Kristjánsdóttir
Senior advisor, Women Leadership, Un Women, former Mayor of Reykjavik & Minister of the interior Iceland
Ólafur Andri
Ragnarsson
Serial entrepreneur &
Software Architect,
RU faculty position adjunct @ School of Computer Science

Empower was founded by serial entrepreneurs and leading DE&I specialists Thorey Vilhjalmsdottir Proppe and Dee Thomsen

Dr Anino
Emuwa
Managing Director,
Avandis Consulting,
Founder, 100 Women@Davos

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Ellis 
Brown
Progressive educator in Humanities & Social-Emotional Learning, with a specialty in LGBTQ+ issues