CV Lena Hallengren

Lena Hallengren.
Lena Hallengren. Photo: Ninni Andersson.


Swedish Social Democratic Party

Areas of responsibility

  • Children's rights
  • Individual and family care
  • Gender equality
  • Rights of people with disabilities
  • Support for people with disabilities
  • Elderly care


Lena Hallengren was born in 1973. She lives in Kalmar with her husband and two children.

Educational background

BA in Education, Kalmar University 1993–1996

Positions and assignments

Minister for Children, the Elderly and Gender Equality 2018–
Member of the Riksdag; Chair, Committee on Education 2014–2018
Member of the War Delegation 2010–2018
Member of the Riksdag; Deputy Chair, Committee on Health and Welfare 2010–2014
Member of the Riksdag; Chair, Committee on Transport and Communications 2009–2010
Member of the Riksdag; Member of the Committee on Environment and Agriculture 2006–2009.
Minister for Preschool Education, Youth Affairs and Adult Learning 2002–2006
Secretary of the Swedish Social Democratic Youth League 1999–2002
Local politician in Kalmar 1997–1999