CV

CAREER

December 2019-
Expert, Communications and Feminist Policy
Green Women’s Association

Promotion from coordinator to expert of the women’s wing of the Green Party of Finland. Representing the movement in both national expert networks, as well as international advocacy platforms (UN, OSCE, EWL).

October 2019
Expert
OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights

Consultancy on gender sensitive political parties. Training on good practices for advancing gender equality in political parties and co-facilitating a practical workshop for actors in the Czech Parliament.

November 2018 – March 2019
Consultant
European Women’s Lobby, Google Europe

Consultancy on a project between Europe’s largest women’s rights umbrella organisation and Google Europe. Training and facilitating sessions on online violence against women.

January 2017- December 2019
Coordinator

Green Women’s Association

Coordinating the women’s branch of the Green Party of Finland. At the intersection of both civic work and political changemaking, my tasks include campaigning, communications, producing events, organisational development and assisting the board.

September- April 2017
Campaign manager

Member of parliament Emma Kari

As the head of the municipal elections campaign for Member of Parliament Emma Kari (Greens), I was in charge of canvassing and coordinating the support group of volunteers, the electoral budget, media relations and communications more broadly.

January- May 2017
Campaign worker
Greens of Uusimaa

Ahead of the municipal elections of 2017, I ran the Greens regional campaign in the region of Uusimaa, Finland. I designed and executed a campaign tour, was in charge of relations to the members of parliament, of the campaign communications and organising trainings for local candidates.

August- December 2016
Internship

Greens of Uusimaa

My internship with Finland’s largest regional Green organisation focused on supporting the board, doing communications, assisting the executive director and promoting new innovative forms of volunteer coordinating.

May 2015- December 2016
Internship
The Red Cross of Finland
No to Racism!- project

I executed and coordinated anti-racist school visits, training sessions and workshops across the country, in over 20 cities.

June – September 2011
Internship
Lawyers for Human Rights
Refugee & Migrants Programme
Johannesburg, South Africa

Interning at a humanitarian law office, I assisted in consulting clients, took statements, did geopolitical research to support the cases and took part in daily administrative work both in French and English.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Oct 2019 – Mar 2020
Leadership Development for Transition and Change
Social Intelligence Associates
Dublin, Ireland

Scholarship recipient to a leadership course, which covered themes including organizational leadership skills, leadership theory and developing high performance teams. Co-sponsored by Twitter EMEA.

November 2018
Democracy Academy
Demo Finland

Training course on national security, defence and foreign policy designed for women in politics. Organised by multi-party collaboration platform Demo and the foreign ministry of Finland.

Feb – Dec 2018
Mentoring program
UN Association of Finland

Participant in a 12-month mentoring program for young experts interested in international career opportunities with the United Nations.

September 2017
AGORA
European Women’s Lobby
Brussels, Belgium

National representative for an international leadership training for gender equality advocates under the age of 30.

Jan – Apr 2015
Training course
Stanford University

International Women’s Health and Human Rights course provided by Stanford Online.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Fluent English (IELTS), excellent French, native Finnish, basic Swedish and Spanish. Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills.

IT SKILLS: Extensive Windows- and Mac-computer skills and usage of most office programs. Great social media and photo editing skills.

RESEARCH: Demonstrated skills on gender analysis and strategic thinking. Experience in strategic planning for multiple organizations. Wide knowledge in conducting research, and in writing reports and publishable materials.

FREETIME & WELL-BEING: Meditating, walks in nature with my dog, reading.