Christiane is a trained nurse with a bachelor’s degree in Multi-cultural understanding and further studies in organizational leadership, pedagogy, coaching and development. She has for several years worked in Nicaragua and later as a director for municipal integration centre for refugees in Norway. She has taken part in a national team for developing the Introduction program for refugees in Norway, and implemented it in Lillehammer municipality. In cooperation with Eastern Norway Research institute and Inland Norway University for Applied Sciences, she developed and implemented an education program in cultural competence and later worked as a trainer around the same topic. Christiane has developed and implemented dialogue trainings in Europe, Latin America, Africa and Middle East, and is facilitating dialogues in different contexts in Norway.