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Andrea Furuli

Career: After finishing high school I worked part-time as a sales associate in different sports stores during my University studies. Further, I volunteered in several different positions such as being the Vice-President in the youth council for International studies at Oslo Metropolitan University and Head of Marketing for the student organisation of the Norwegian Association of Economics at the University of Life Sciences in Norway. During my master studies, I had an internship at the Centre for Peace Studies in Tromso, the position included event planning, facility management and conference support. In 2016, I worked as an Intern at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Lilongwe, where some of my main tasks included project management, political reporting and communicating Norway’s profile and development projects with Malawi through the Embassy’s website and social media. Before I started my position at AAY, I worked as a substitute teacher at Lillehammer learning centre, teaching language-minorities over the age 16 who requires basic Norwegian language lessons.

Studied: Master Degree in Peace and Conflict Transformation, the Arctic University of Norway

Is passionate about: saving the environment

Refuses to put her lips to liquorice

Would never leave the house without wearing shoes

Most over-used word: like

Can’t understand why people: bring other people down

Thinks that men should learn to: promote gender equity

Thinks that women should learn to: promote gender equity

Is secretly a fan of Justin Bieber

Totally admires people who are resilient. We all experience setbacks in our different walks of life, the ability to bounce back again and never give up is admirable.

Favourite quote: “Every day may not be good, but there is something good in every day”

Happiness is:  spending time with people I value and trust