Katrine Marcal Keynote Speaker

  • Swedish writer, speaker and moderator
  • Journalist and correspondent for Swedish daily newspaper Dagens Nyheter
  • Author of "Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner?" & "Mother of Invention: How Good Ideas Get Ignored in an Economy Built for Men"

Katrine Marcal's Biography

Katrine Marcal is an award-winning author, journalist, and speaker. Her provocative writing explores the intersections of economics, gender, and society, offering a fresh and incisive perspective on some of the most pressing issues of our time.

As a sought-after speaker and moderator, Katrine has delivered keynote addresses and lectures at numerous events, captivating audiences with her engaging and insightful commentary on a range of topics. Her speaking topics include gender and economics, the psychology of money, and the history of capitalism, among others.

Katrine’s background includes several prominent roles in journalism, including serving as the editorial page editor of the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet and as a columnist for the UK newspaper The Observer. She is also the author of two acclaimed books: “Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner?” and “Mother of Invention: How Good Ideas Get Ignored in an Economy Built for Men”

Her work has been featured in a wide range of media outlets, including The Guardian, The New York Times, and The Economist, and she has received numerous awards and accolades for her writing, including the prestigious ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) Award for Thought Leadership.

Beyond her work in journalism and writing, Katrine is actively involved in several charitable organizations and serves on the board of trustees for the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust. She holds a degree in economics from the Stockholm School of Economics.

Katrine’s speaking credentials include delivering keynotes and talks at events such as the Edinburgh International Book Festival, the Hay Festival, and the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship, among others. She has also spoken for clients such as the United Nations and TEDx.

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Books by Katrine Marcal

Mother of Invention: How Good Ideas Get Ignored in an Economy Built for Men
Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner? A Story About Women and Economics

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