“In this time of adjustment, further education is extremely important and probably the entrepreneur’s sharpest weapon for being at the forefront. Today, I am both proud and grateful that our foundation and fund only gets stronger each year and that we thereby have the opportunity to give a positive boost along the way. It’s definitely my best day at work”, says Helena Waker, CEO of Trade Partners Sweden and Stockholm Fashion District, in a comment.
The scholarships were awarded in connection with Trade Partners Sweden’s digital autumn meeting at IMA on 18 November. Read more about the scholarship holders below.
Hanna Ståhl, Anders Ståhl Trading
For Anders Ståhl Trading, shoes are a great passion. The company has long been established in the Nordic market but also works for the German brand Gabor.
“It feels great fun and unexpected to receive the scholarship. My plan is to use the scholarship to improve my knowledge of German.“, says Hanna about the scholarship received.
Camilla Westergren, CU jewellery
CU jewellery creates durable jewelry with a stripped-down design and recycled silver. All products are manufactured in small editions by a family in Tuscany, Italy.
“I feel happy and honored to receive this scholarship from Trade Partners Sweden, which gives me an opportunity to gain more knowledge in how social media works, and which can make me as a brand grow and become more visible.“, says Camilla about receiving the scholarship.
Anna-Karin Stackelberg, Stackelberg Idea & Inspiration
Stackelberg idea & Inspiration sells interiors with a strong focus on sustainable brands, design, and high-quality products. The company’s specialty is mohair wool rugs.
“It feels really fun and very honoring to receive Trade Partners Sweden’s scholarship! Above all, I am very happy and proud that Trade Partners Sweden chooses to pay attention to work and studies that contribute and urge us to continue to develop materials and production processes that are aimed at the future. We want to use the support to study further about sustainable and future materials in our special area of wool, mainly RMS certified mohair.”, Says Anna-Karin about the scholarship.
Frida Lundqvist, L&P Nierenburg
L&P Nierenburg is a family-owned company that was founded in 1968 by Lennart Nierenburg and sells shoes through in-house production, as well as as a distributor and agent. This summer, the member company L&P Niernburg lost its colleague Thomas Lundqvist. Thomas was only 56 years old and is deeply missed by all of us. Thomas left behind his daughter Frida Lundqvist. The scholarship committee has awarded Frida a scholarship for further education.
On the picture above: Camilla Westergren, Helena Waker, Anna-Karin Stackelberg, Per Lundberg (received award on behalf of Frida Lundqvist), Amanda Heldrig (received award on behalf of Hanna Ståhl) och Vanessa Leporati (chairman for Trade Partners Sweden).
Malin Wasström, Head of Communication, Trade Partners Sweden