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About me

I am an experienced developer, PR-person, lecturer, inspirer, world heritage ambassador, and tourist guide. I am working with national and international projects (especially EU-funded projects). At the moment I am a lead partner of an ERASMUS+ project about the power of storytelling and a partner in an ERASMUS+ project about Empowerment trough education-gender equality & political leadership (2015-2018). I am also a specialist in rural policy and I have done a lot of work with local and regional development. My strengths include extensive networking, good interaction, and co-operative skills. I have been in leadership positions for a long time, so leadership and gender issues are interesting to me. I also like to run future workshops for companies, NGOs, and the public sector. My micro company BRAND-SOFI is functioning as a mission consulting service, based in Finland.

Thank you for showing your interest in my company. I am happy to answer your questions and I am ready to serve you as you like. My e-mail contact: ann-sofi@brand-sofi.fi

Best Regards Ann-Sofi Backgren/Brand-Sofi

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15.01.2021
Deltog i ett nätverksmöte idag om distansarbetshubbar ABC. Kan konstatera att det pågår intressanta projekt i Finla… https://t.co/1O4uhkNCEJ

11.01.2021
I Österbotten tar vi jämställdhet och jämlikhet på allvar, detta gäller också inom näringslivet. Nu utser vi årets… https://t.co/RMseqe4G7J

04.01.2021
Tänk så mycket extra energi ett soligt och vackert vinterlandskap kan ge :) Nu är det bara att blicka framåt mot 20… https://t.co/54xkAjSkmL

31.12.2020
Hälsar på det tysta folket, silent people, hiljainen kansa. #hemester #kotimaanmatkailua Ett miljökonstverk gjort a… https://t.co/IcG4jEjoFJ

30.12.2020
Idkar lite inhemsk semester #hemester #kotimaanmatkailua Besöker #bomba och bekantar mig med karelsk arkitektur och… https://t.co/5gLQlqNVwI

27.12.2020
Inte mycket till snö men en liten skidtur gjorde gott, åtminstone fick jag lite frisk luft efter allt stillasittade… https://t.co/n4WYpqLbKu

26.12.2020
Det bästa med julhelgen är att få ha mina nära och kära på hemmaplan i byn. I dessa tider värdesätter jag det högt… https://t.co/zlyUVlb3jw

10.12.2020
Nu söker vi Österbottens jämställdhetsföretag. Kanske är det ditt? https://t.co/QYOjQ90TcF

08.12.2020
Thank you for sharing the report! https://t.co/eglnWXU69U

06.12.2020
Trevlig självständighetsdag alla! Hyvää itsenäisyyspäivää kaikille! Dagen till ära har jag klätt julgranen 🇫🇮🎄 https://t.co/ZESEGPOixJ

28.11.2020
Firar lillajul med en klassiker, lutfisk och gröt 😋 och julstjärna och kaffe på det ☕️. Trevlig lillajul alla! 🎄🌟 https://t.co/v5WSbjfz4A

27.11.2020
Jättehäftigt beslut! The first Nordic EGTC @SocialnetAEBR https://t.co/hOQQQPuNZz

19.11.2020
#storytagging #northword #kulturochnaturarv #storytelling @KvarkenCouncil https://t.co/A1bJfngiiK

19.11.2020
Nu är vi igång på allvar med #storytagging. Ett internationellt projekt #interregnpa #northword berättelser från no… https://t.co/U5SuyPU9sO

13.11.2020
Vill du vara med och lägga nordeuropa bättre upp på den europeiska kartan. Detta gör vi genom att lyfta fram vårt k… https://t.co/Wj2ieh78pC

08.11.2020
Det känns så otroligt bra! 💪 Blir alldeles varm i hjärtat ❤️ https://t.co/iuaIw3OgQN

06.11.2020
Interactive workshop @ageg_socialnet. How interesting and insprering! Empowering also! #networkinghttps://t.co/Sh6GMQmS3B

02.11.2020
Vår stackars rökugn fick nog det kallt om fötterna idag #stormigthav #höststorm #kvarken och havsvattennivån lär st… https://t.co/vfpvn1mmeH

25.10.2020
Hemestrar. Här gick gränsen i Nöteborg 1323, Teusina 1595 och freden i Nystad 1721. #historiskvandring #finutsikthttps://t.co/kcRSza2gxO

16.10.2020
Det blir många online-möten nuförtiden. Så skönt med en kvällspromenad just när solen gick ner. Ikväll var havet rä… https://t.co/qSGDBUNqb4

The lighthouse keeper of Moikepää Lighthouse


When I, in the year 1990, participated in the creation of the Molpe village action group I heard the story of Jakob Rautio, the last lighthouse keeper of Moikepää Lighthouse. My interest in history brought me to the library in Korsnäs, where I searched for more information. I found a copy of a copy of what looked like some sort of writing. It came to my knowledge that it was a Swedish man, named J O Åberg, who had probably written something down about the lighthouse keeper Jakob Rautio. Subsequently, I got elected to the first chairperson of the village action group, and forgot about Jakob Rautio for a while. Just over 20 years later, I worked with a local world heritage project in the municipalities of Maalahti and Korsnäs, which focused on archipelagic culture and heritage. I came to think about Jakob Rautio again. Was there really a book or written document at all where I could find out more about his life and times? I decided to try and find the book with the help of modern, computerized information systems. To my surprise the old book was not found in Sweden, which I had imagined, but in an old storage library in Kuopio in Finland. Most recently loaned at Pori Public Library in 1925. With the help of the book, my world heritage tours to Molpehällorna gained some new spice. At the location where Jakob Rautio’s lighthouse once stood, I could now tell people about his interesting and exciting life story. Many were interested in the old story. The thoughts of a reissue of the old book in one form or another started taking form, and that’s where I am now. The World Heritage delegation has granted the rights to the World Heritage logo for a reissue of the book.

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