Zonta Club of Helsinki I, Finland, District 20
Salla is a third-generation Zontian since 2005 and a member of the Zonta Club of Helsinki I.
Salla sees Zonta as teamwork. She considers it an achievement that she has been trusted and deemed as a reasonable Zonta leader, having been able to create a relaxed, positive, active and efficient atmosphere while keeping the future of Zonta in view.
During the biennium of 2018-2020 she was a member of the Board of Directors of Zonta International and Zonta Foundation for Women (Director). Before that, she has served as a member of the international Advocacy Committee and governor, lieutenant governor, area director, vice area director and district secretary of Zonta International District 20 covering Finland and Estonia.
Salla has a master’s degree in law from University of Helsinki. She is a partner at the international law firm DLA Piper, where she specializes in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and capital markets transactions. Further, her focus is on sustainable, environmental, social and governance issues in the business. In autumn 2019 she was awarded by Finnish Bar Association as one of the legal influencers in Finland on her work for advancing status of women and girls through Zonta International.