About me

Discovering the world, word by word, picture by picture, country by country. Born in Sweden (with roots in the US) I call wherever the adventure takes me ‘home’. Spent 2012 discovering Riyadh and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Then spent two months in Nairobi in 2013 exploring how theater can be used to communicate democratic development. This spring I spent two months in Bangkok, Thailand, at a trainee position within the Strategic Communication and Advocacy Section at United Nations Economic and Social Commission of Asia and the Pacific. Right now I’m in Quito, Ecuador practicing spanish.

Experience with: Journalism, Literary Journalism, Communication Strategy for Development, Theatre for Development, Intercultural Dialogue, Human Rights, Religion in Peace and Conflict, Project Management and Evaluation, Media Analysis.

Career goals: To advance within the global communication-field and learn and develop professionally in a challenging position.

Explored so far: Aruba, Austria, Belgium, Burma, Colombia, Costa Rica, Crete, Czech Republic , Cyprus, Denmark, Dubai, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greenland,  Guatemala, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lanzarote, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Morocco, (The) Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Svalbard (the north pole), Tenerife, Thailand, Tunisia, United States.

/ Irina