CV

Education

August 2015 – December 2017
Humak University of Applied Sciences
Helsinki, Finland

Community educator (Ba)
Final thesis on building intersectionality and feminist leadership in political women’s rights organisations

August 2009- September 2012
Université Paris VIII
Paris, France

Bachelor of political science and philosophy (Ba)
Final thesis on political terminology of refugees and asylum seekers

September 2005- June 2008
French-Finnish school of Helsinki

High school matriculation examination passed in French, English, Spanish, Finnish, health education, geography and mathematics.

Lifelong learning

July 2018
OSCE/ODIHR
Comprehensive E-Learning Course for OSCE/ODIHR Election Observers

A course designed to prepare and build professionalism of international election observers, while understanding ODIHR’s election observation methodology.

January- April 2015
Stanford University

International Women’s Health & Human Rights- online course (MOOC).

Language skills

Fluent English, excellent French, native Finnish, basic Swedish, Spanish and Finnish sign language.

Other Skills

Extensive Windows- and Mac-computer skills and the usage of most common office programs. Great social media, photo editing and research skills.

Work experience

January 2017-
Green Women’s Association
Coordinator

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
Emma Kari
Campaign manager

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
Campaign worker

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
Internship

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

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

 June 2015- January 2016
The Red Cross of Finland
Reception centre of Punavuori

Coordinating a gender-sensitive action group for asylum seeker women on a volunteer basis.

September 2014- July 2015
Monika- Multicultural Women’s Association

After being qualified as a support person for migrant women, I helped design and facilitate a peer support language course and assisted personally multiple women residing at the shelter. I also hosted a charity fundraiser event to benefit the women at the shelter.

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.