On November 6th 2013 at the Mini Theatre of the Mahidol Learning Centre, Her Excellency Ms. Katja Christina Nordgaard, Norwegian Ambassador to Thailand and Cambodia delivered a special talk entitled "Women's Roles in a Changing World" to an assembled audience of over 100 staff and student members.
Using examples from Scandinavian countries, H.E. Ms. Nordgaard stressed the importance of supporting and empowering women in order to create a more equal and successful society. Following her address, Her Excellency answered questions concerning affirmative action, the role of disabled individuals and political legislation. In thanking Her Excellency, Prof. Rajata Rajatanavin, President of Mahidol University added that he was delighted to note that this talk signified a growing partnership and friendship between Mahidol University and the Royal Norwegian Embassy; a partnership that had already resulted in the recent launch of the Capacity Building for Institutes in Myanmar Project.