The Syrian Refugee Crisis: A Nordic Perspective


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Gambrell Hall
Room 431
University of South Carolina Pedestrian Mall, Columbia, SC 29201

Panel sponsored by Preston Residential College and The Walker Institute

Speaker: Edda Jonsdottir is the Leadership Coach at Edda Coaching, Norway. She has a graduate degree in Human Rights and Humanitarian Intervention from the University of Bologna in Italy. Her undergraduate degree is in Media and Communication Studies and Italian, from the University of Iceland. She was a research journalist at the Icelandic National Radio for 7 years, where she covered human rights issues and international affairs. Furthermore, she has worked as a human rights specialist and adviser to governmental and international organizations. Edda is a social entrepreneur and has been active in raising awareness on women’s human rights. She has substantial experience as a board member for NGO’s, all of them with an international scope.