November 2020 –
Rights & Democracy Campaigner
Greens/EFA in the European Parliament
Coordinating campaigns, building awareness and influencing the debate around two portfolios: biometric surveillance and gender-based violence.
November 2020 – December 2020
International Expert of Violence Against Women in Politics
OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR)
Consultancy: creating a toolkit to promote the safety of women in politics.
December 2019 – November 2020
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).
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Oct 2019 – Mar 2020
Leadership Development for Transition and Change
Social Intelligence Associates
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.
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
UN Association of Finland
Participant in a 12-month mentoring program for young experts interested in international career opportunities with the United Nations.
European Women’s Lobby
National representative for an international leadership training for gender equality advocates under the age of 30.
Jan – Apr 2015
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.