Profile / Bio:
Elin is managing the Her City initiative at UN-Habitat’s (United Nations Human Settlements Programme) Global Public Space Programme.
She previously worked as the Sustainable cities programme director at the Swedish independent think tank for Global Utmaning. She has been active in advocacy work for setting up the 2030 Agenda, the New Urban Agenda and other sustainable urban development policies. She has extensive experience from a range of development issues - democracy, human rights, gender equality and security from the UN, government offices and civil society. She has a master's degree in political science from Stockholm University and international relations from Sciences Po Paris and King’s College London.