Today, Princess Marie took part in a virtual event hosted by the Institut Français in Denmark ahead of the UN French Language Day later this week. Read more below.Continue reading “Princess Marie takes part in virtual event to celebrate French Language Day”
On 15 November, Princess Marie attended the UNESCO 40th General Conference in Paris, France as Patron of the Danish National UNESCO Commission. Read more below.Continue reading “Princess Marie attends UNESCO 40th General Conference + An unannounced UNESCO visit in October”
As a patron of DanChurchAid, Princess Marie visited the organization’s activities in Skive on 30 April.Continue reading “Princess Marie visits Folkekirkens Nødhjælps projects in Skive as Patron”
Today, Princess Marie was at Nordea to meet with employees that have autism as Patron of the National Association for Autism. She was able to talk to them and learn more about their daily tasks and work. UPDATE 08/02: Nordea sent me a press release and a new photo.
“Her Royal Highness Princess Marie visited the Automation office space, where the princess had a chance to greet all our colleagues in the Automation team and have in-depth talks with our colleagues with autism.
One of our colleagues showed the princess our automation infrastructure where the programs modules to ensure that all our internal services can be automated. Another colleague showed how services are created to perform Nordea’s internal banking services and the self-service portal where customers order different items. A third colleague told about his participation in #Hack19. Hackathon is a two-day event where ideas are developed by employees across Nordea.
The princess was keen to learn more – she asked questions about favourite code language, where they had worked before and how it was to work for Nordea. Christoffer from Automation governance says: “It was nice that the patron of the National Association for Autism showed interest in how we feel about working at Nordea. Princess Marie seemed genuinely interested in what we do, and she was very nice to talk to.”
We hosted a small reception where the princess had the opportunity to have more informal chats with all the team members. “Personally, I hope the visit will create more focus on employing colleagues with autism, both at Nordea and elsewhere,” says Majbritt Gyldengren, who is the coordinator for Nordea’s employees with autism.
The hiring of our seven colleagues was conducted through Specialisterne, which is a socially innovative company working to enable one million jobs for people with autism and similar challenges through social entrepreneurship, corporate sector engagement and a global change in mindset.”
Marie wore her old Ralph Lauren jacket with her Sergio Rossi boots. Both her earrings and her brooch are repeats. I can’t tell anything more about her outfit.
Princess Marie had two unannounced events last week. On January 30th, following the news of her future move to Paris, she attended a charity fashion show hosted by Danish designer Jesper Hovring.
She wore a new pantsuit with her Christine Hvelplund earrings, Judith Leiber clutch, and her Michael Kors pumps.
On January 31st, Princess Marie met with director Marcus Mandal and creative director / CEO Klaus Schiang-Franck from Citizen Dane. The producing company made a short film about autism in 2017 and Princess Marie had attended the premiere back then.
She wore a new Theory blazer (with thanks to Elena) with her Tara Jarmon blouse and Zara pants.
She also wore her Joseph ‘Frida’ ankle boots from October 2018 and her necklace is from Georg Jensen.
Today, Princess Marie was in Herlev as Patron of Autism Denmark . This cause is very important for Marie as her nephew (son of her brother) is autistic.
She visited SOVI which is a social workplace for autistic people. She was given a tour of the facilities and an insight into their daily life.
The workshop aims to create job identities for autistic people. According to Kongehuset : ” Employees learn to be included in workplace and communities through an individual planned course to prepare them for the labor market.” Marie had the occasion to meet a lot of people in the workshop as you can see in the video.
She also wore Sergio Rossi black suede ankle boots and an old UFO clutch. She first wore these booties at the Festival of Light in May 2016.
We’ll next see Marie on Monday when she’ll attend the Youth Talent Academy graduation ceremony.She wore diamond earrings with an aquamarine ring and a Fleur de Lys brooch that she first wore for the Christmas Eve service.