Currently working with: Shantana coordinates communications-related activities for SymbioCity Kenya and the integration of a rights perspective in the Serbia municipal services project.
Professional profile: Shantana joined SKL International in February 2017 with more than five years’ experience in international development and politics. Previously, she worked with grassroots organisations and human rights advocacy in Myanmar, and hygiene promotion with the UN in Guinea-Bissau. She has also trained with the Swedish Mission to the UN in New York, the Council of the EU in Brussels, and Sida in Stockholm. On home ground she has long been active in civil society and is currently serving as a member of the board at ActionAid Sweden.
Shantana holds an MSc in international politics from SOAS, University of London, and is completing an MA in communications for development at Malmö University. She speaks fluent Bangla and intermediate Spanish.
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