Tuulikki is a researcher and entrepreneur who believes in the potential of music to tackle major challenges in our society.
Her scholarly expertise and interests are in inclusive & special education, critical disability studies, adult education & critical gerontology, policy studies, critical theory, creative systems thinking, and sociology of ageing, among others.
Currently Tuulikki is leading her own Academy of Finland funded post doctoral research project (2019-2022): The Transformative Politics of Music Education in an Ageing Society at CERADA, University of the Arts Helsinki. She works regularly as a lecturer, public speaker, mentor and facilitator in various contexts.
Tuulikki is also the founder and CEO of RockHubs, a company that helps to build accessible, intergenerational music learning communities in urban environments.