Mrs. Annika Dalén is a gender equality officer in the strategic development office of the municipality of Umeå in Sweden. She is currently co-coordinating the first ever URBACT European network on gender equality in sustainable development, based on the city of Umeå’s award-winning methodology the gendered landscape.
Mrs. Dalén is a political scientist from Uppsala University in Sweden, with master’s degrees in Gender Studies from the National University of Colombia and in Communication for Development from Malmö University in Sweden. She has more than 10 years of experience working with gender equality and human rights issues in Sweden and Colombia. Mrs Dalén has vast previous experience in socio-legal research, capacity building processes, and project management within the international development sector.