Ylva Hansdotter

Expert in VR, Sustainability and Social Businesses

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Enter the Metaverse

Ylva helped create the world’s first Virtual Reality app store while working with HTC Vive in Silicon Valley (US), where she also initiated and directed a program to support VR-experiences with positive effect towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals. In 2018, she was invited to become a fellow of the prestigious World Economic Forum ’Global Future Council’ of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. In this regard, she is now contributing to an interdisciplinary knowledge network dedicated to promoting innovative thinking to shape a sustainable and inclusive future for all. Ylva Hansdotter is currently a PhD Candidate at University College of Dublin and she focuses her research on the use of immersive storytelling to stimulate social change.