Julia Jousilahti

Senior Expert


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Julia Jousilahti is specialized in questions related to the future of democracy and public participation as well as the future of work. She has a lot of experience in supporting communities that seek to achieve social impact. 

Julia’s core competencies are:

– research focusing on the future of democracy and work

– supporting communities and companies that seek social impact in challenge prizes and accelerators

– design and facilitation of impactful and motivating co-creation processes and workshops

At Demos Helsinki Julia leads the Finnish Foundations’ Builders of the Century Challenge Prize , where teams join an Accelerator to develop innovative solutions that promote the well-being of the young.

“Builders of the Century is an impressive novel way from the traditional Foundations to support various new Actors who want to make society even better for the young.”

Before joining Demos Helsinki, Julia work at the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra’s strategy and research unit and in Sitra’s societal training team.