LOCATION / Denmark

Esther Nørregård-Nielsen joined the Oak Denmark Programme in 2007. The Oak Denmark Programme focuses on social vulnerable people such as migrants and asylum-seekers, empowerment of women, house- and homelessness, violence in relationships and against children and adolescents, sex-workers and trafficking. Furthermore Oak Denmark supports projects in Greenland and the Faroe Islands.


Besides working in Oak Foundation Denmark Esther has been the director of a consultancy firm working with various social aspects. She has worked as an external professor at University of Copenhagen and holds a PhD in Sociology from University of Copenhagen, a Master in Sociology from University of Copenhagen and a Bachelor in Sociology from University of Copenhagen. Furthermore she is an educated Nurse. Esther has published several peer reviewed books and articles and has worked as an editor in a peer reviewed journal. She works as a censor at Copenhagen Business School within the area of economics, politics and sociology.



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Oak Foundation commits its resources to address issues of global, social and environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged. With offices in Europe, Africa, India and North America, we make grants to organisations in approximately 40 countries worldwide.


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