Fadia Nordtveit

Fadia Nordtveit

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street,
New York, NY 10012

E-mail fn2062@stern.nyu.edu


Fadia Nordtveit combines academic, entrepreneurial, and creative expertise to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging and Sustainability (DEIBS) in various sectors and contexts. She is the Co-Editor of an academic special issue journal on DEIBS in collaboration with University of Milan. Her work has been featured in Financial Times, Medium, Mass Appeal, Authority, to name a few outlets. Fadia’s research areas are DEIBS and she has created a system of inclusion called the Inclusive Business Model Canvas (IBMC) that aids in building an inclusive foundational structure.

Fadia’s research on environmental communication and climate justice, global youth movements and new media technologies led her to found The BGreen Project and is explored in her book (Routledge, 2019), Participatory Networks and the Environment: The BGreen Project in the US and Bangladesh. Fadia is also working on her new book (Routledge, 2024) in their Sustainability and Business series called Millennials, Generation Z and the Fair Trade Revolution in the United States.

Her PhD, Masters and BA are all in the field of Communications. Her PhD Dissertation and subsequent non-profit and book were on environmental communication, climate justice, inclusion and new media amplification. Her Masters research was on Fair Trade, Inclusion and Brand Representation at University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her Bachelors research was on Gender, Representation and Screen Cultures in Hampshire College. Fadia has served on numerous DEIBS committees in a variety of universities and organizations.


Nordtveit, F. (May 2024). Millennials, Generation Z and the Fair-Trade Revolution in the United States. Routledge, Oxford, UK.

Hasan, F. (Jan 2019). Participatory Networks and the Environment: The BGreen Project in the US and Bangladesh. Routledge, Oxford, UK.

Hasan, F. & K.H. Mahmud (2002). Dubla Dulabhanga: Forced Labour in Fishing Industry. Action Aid, Bangladesh.

Multimedia Production (TV series):

Nordtveit, F. (2020-present). Talking Out of Line, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion-based Public Access TV Show (12 episodes)

Nordtveit, F. (2015-2018). BGreen Media Literacy Project, Climate Justice Public Access TV Show (15 episodes), Amherst Media Production House.

Media Appearances:

(Boston Globe) These workplaces are doubling down on their commitment to diversity and inclusion

Fadia Nordtveit Of Collaborative ly: How I Am Redefining Success Now

Is your workplace creating its best image for customers and job seekers?

Workplace approach to diversity has lasting effects on employee wellness

Belonging is what makes DEIB work

How ERGs and social media impact LGBTQ+ community

Academic Background

Doctor of Philosophy, 2016
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass.

Master of Arts, 2010
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass.

Bachelor of Arts, 2007
Hampshire College, Amherst, Mass.

Selected Publications

Nordtveit, B. H. & Nordtveit, F. (2020)
Digital Frontierism and Big Data in Comparative and International Education Research. Emerald Publishing, UK.

Hasan, F. (2018)
Autoethnography and the Other: Unsettling Power through Utopian Performatives by Tami Spry. Comparative Education Review, Vol. 62(1), pp. 147 – 149.

Hasan, F. (2013)
Fair Trade Practices in Contemporary Bangladeshi Society: Community Development, Cultural Revival and Sustainability through a Participatory Approach, in Jan Servaes, ed., Sustainability, Participation and Culture in Communication, Intellect Books, UK.