Project manager for HEI LIFE - Higher Education Institutes Supporting International Academics and Staff - Living, Integration, Family and Employment in Finland. The project focuses on building and piloting national models for support services to help HEIs with talent attraction and retention.
In addition to project management, Kirsi is an expert in global mobility (esp. academics, staff and families), intercultural awareness and communication trainer and active participant in the talent attraction and retention ecosystem. She is the National Bridgehead Organisation Coordinator for EURAXESS Finland, a member of the Finnish Academic Mobility Support network, a member of the steering groups for City of Helsinki's spouse support program and the Family Federation of Finland's Recognising International Talent programme, and an active member of the Talent Boost ecosystem.
Keywords: international, internationalisation, mobility, project, strategy, relocation, integration, diversity, expert, EURAXESS, Talent Boost