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The Gleding Team

In addition to external health and education professionals, we are a passionate team working from Norway and the UK. 

Founder of Gleding, bestselling author and one of Norway's leading speakers on empathy and social skills.

Siri Abrahamsen

Founder and empathy trainer

Our eminent quality assurance person. Co-authored the book "Parents for Life" with Siri and oversees the Norwegian Gleding school program.

Karoline Øvrehus Solheim


The magic wand behind everything visual and Siri’s right hand woman in the creative development of Gleding.

Anita Parry

Creative director

Keeps the Gleding wheels turning behind the scenes, while also running her own large organization for parents and being a mother of three. We don't know how she does it.

Anne-Lena Løvdahl Hoff

Admin and customer service

Teacher for 10 years, with a big heart for children. Her cheerfulness and academic knowledge is truly contagious!

Kristin da Silva