here we are Denmark

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Network meetings and events  in Denmark are announced on our local chapter mailinglist and in our closed LinkedIn group – so please sign up.

Please also find here we are Denmark on LinkedIn. Join our closed group for updates and inspiration.


Whether you’re in Copenhagen or in any other area of the country, this is the podcast for you!

Frederikke and Rita will share information on how to navigate your new professional and personal life in your new culture!

They’ll also update you on what’s happening in this fairyland! Just go ahead and learn Danish and get to know your neighborhood while listening to us!

Let us guide you on how to make the best of your time in Denmark with insights that you can apply when moving around the world 🙂

Meet our team

Here we are Denmark was established in Copenhagen in 2018. Our team initiates 4-6 network events a year.

Would you like to know more about here we are Denmark? Wish to join our community?

Please send us an e-mail at

Leanne Wray

Leanne is here we are Denmark's Country Manager. She is also a Global Mobility and Management Professional. Leanne is from Australia, lived in the UK for 20 years and has called Denmark home since 2017.


Here we are Denmark is currently looking for a new Event Manager. Could it be you? Contact the team to learn more.

Nerrisa Rose Weis

Nerrisa is the co-founder of here we are Denmark. As a Business Development and Marketing Manager, Nerrisa has been part of the global communications team of here we are global, and freelanced as consultant for Homestead and IPM Global Mobility Nordics. Originally from the Philippines, she has been expatriated to Hong Kong and Bangkok, and finally put down roots in Denmark 12 years ago.

Rita Berrios

Rita Berríos Riquelme

Rita is originally from Chile and lived 10 years in the U.S. She is a journalist, editor and translator, and loves painting and playing her ukulele. She joins us as a Focal Point and co-host of here we are Denmark podcast.

What our members say

"Connecting with a group of global professionals in my new country not only provided opportunities for jobs in areas I never imagined. It also inspired me greatly and showed a new direction career wise. I got valuable feedback on my CV and structured networking led me to interviews and opened opportunities for me."
Peter Leth Jensen
Teacher, traveling from Denmark
"A global network like here we are is a place to find possibilities for both private as well as professional growth and expanding your opportunities. The old saying goes: If you don`t knock on the door it will not open. As in anything in life one, has to actively give it a try and participate. And results will come sooner or later in the most satisfactory way.” ,
Elgina Kamil Thomsen
Physician. Currently living in Copenhagen, previously posted to Japan

Opportunities and Inspiration

UMs welcome to Denmark site

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs runs a welcome to Denmark website with great information about life and work in Denmark



Homestead Denmark is a partner of here we are Denmark. Homestead's purpose is to help International Newcomers settle in quickly and with ease.

Meet Petek Jinkins. In this blogpost she explains why she joined here we are global.

Career coach and mentor David Parkins talked about proactive problem-solving and progressive perspective change for smart personal and career growth in Copenhagen.

Learn more about here we are Denmark on our global blog. All blogs from our members and meetings are tagged Denmark.

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