Marjaana Saarikoski, director of Cooperative Affairs and Partnerships at SOK Media (an arm of the Central Finnish Cooperative Society), will appear on Everything Co-op on Thursday, March 22. A weekly exploration of the impact and potential of the cooperative business model, Everything Co-op aims to generate interest in and support for the cooperative movement.
Hosted by Vernon Oakes and conversational in format, the show is streamed live at worldcnews.com every Thursday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. EDT. Everything Co-op also airs live in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area on WOL 1450 AM—Radio One’s premiere talk radio station.
This week’s conversation is part of Everything Co-op’s Women’s History Month programming under the theme, “Nevertheless She Persisted: Honoring Women Who Fight for All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.”
Saarikoski has been with S Group—a Finnish retailing cooperative headquartered in Helsinki—since 1983 in various leadership positions in sales, marketing, management and customer loyalty. She is also vice chair of The Alliance Gender Equality Committee.