Betzy Alexandra Kjelsberg Thangstad has worked as Communications Advisor at Orkla, Elkem and Norwegian People’s Aid. She co-started the restaurant Delikatysk in Mathallen, and as freelance journalist she wrote for the lgbt magazine Blikk and blikk.no. Betzy has a cand. philol. degree in media science at the University of Bergen. She grew up in Rotterdam in The Netherlands and Antwerp in Belgium, and moved back to Norway when she was 18.