CV Åsa Lindhagen

Minister for Gender Equality, with responsibility for anti-discrimination and anti-segregation

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Åsa Lindhagen
Åsa Lindhagen Photo: Kristian Pohl/Government Offices of Sweden

Party

Swedish Green Party

Areas of responsibility

Children’s rights

Democracy and human rights

Gender equality

Introduction of new arrivals

Personal

Åsa Lindhagen was born in 1980. She lives in Stockholm and has two
children.

Educational background

2001–2008
Master of Engineering, Industrial Economics,
Linköping University 

2003
Political Science, Course A, Uppsala University 

1997–1998
Exchange student, Windber Area High School, USA 

1996–2000
Natural Sciences Programme, Roden Upper
Secondary School 

Positions and assignments

2019–
Minister for Gender Equality, with responsibility for
anti-discrimination and anti-segregation 

2018–2019
Member of the Riksdag 

2014–2018
Vice Mayor for Social Affairs, Stockholm City 

2012–2014
Group Leader of Swedish Green Party, Stockholm City 

2010–2019
Member, Stockholm Municipal Council 

2008–2012
Management consultant, EY 

2006–2014
Member, Save the Children Sweden executive committee 

2005–2006
President, LinTek (student union for technical faculty
students at Linköping University) 

2005–2006
Member, University Board, Linköping University 

2004
Project work on anti-racism, Save the Children Sweden
Youth Council 

2003–2006
Member, Save the Children Sweden Youth Council Board