Project assistant

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Staff profile

Cecilia Emilsson is a project assistant for the Transforming Change and BALTICLEAD programmes

Profile summary

  •  Development cooperation
  • Gender and intersectionality
  • International relations
  • Programme coordination & administration

Emilsson is working with the international programmes Transforming Change in South Africa, Rwanda and Ghana, as well as BALTICLEAD, formerly LEAP, in the Baltic+ region. Both programmes are managed by Stockholm Resilience Centre and funded by the Swedish Institute.

Emilsson's background consists of experience from the development cooperation sector in Latin America, as well as from the Embassy of Chile in Stockholm where she worked with international trade and promotion.

Emilsson is passionate about topics of development with a focus on gender and intersectionality. She has a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and a Master’s degree in Gender Studies and Political Science from Lund University. Her thesis is the result of a field study she conducted in Bolivia, investigating in traditional gender relations within a rural Quechua group. She is fluent in Swedish, English and Spanish.

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Stockholm Resilience Centre is a collaboration between Stockholm University and the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

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