Dakota is half Turkish half Finnish transgender man who was born in Switzerland but raised by Finnish war veterans in a small town in Finland. He was a child that never knew how to adapt to the roles of society.
Dakota was different from others, which is why he had to learn how to connect with others despite the differences. These skills has led him successfully throughout his life and in today’s global and growing work environments, teams and society, his skills are necessary for survival and success.
The hard road allowed him to develop an emotional awareness that leads him to understand why people do what they do and what needs control our behaviour. He’s intersectional identity and living outside the norms taught him how to create a deeper connection to the environment and others,
Today Dakota is well known as one of the most understanding, energetic and inspiring leaders who vibrates goodwill, confidence and passion for life. He is not afraid to challenge the old structures of society and break stereotypes in order to make everybody feel more free and enough just as they are.
Now this unapologetic life enthusiast travels the world, educating diversity management, equality, self-awareness, human connections and inclusion.
He has a lot of experience working with different kinds of professionals across Europe, including doctors, psychologists, schools, large international companies, nurses, politicians etc…
His superpower is understanding why people do what they do, and he puts his skill to good use by creating human connections and bringing people together. With his positive energy and endless intensity, Dakota will challenge you to live life fearlessly and inspire you to be who you truly are – without trying to fit in.