Susanna works as an intern for Policy Scotland.
Her areas of work include:
- Producing content for Policy Scotland website
- Supporting Policy Scotland in other communication needs
- Reporting the activities and progress of the Children’s Neighbourhoods project through their website
- Assisting in Policy Scotland’s knowledge exchange events
Susanna holds a BA in Journalism from Haaga-Helia University fo Applied Sciences in Finland. She has worked for Finnish global development NGO’s as a journalist and communications intern, focusing on issues around human rights, especially women’s and children’s rights.
In her current studies in the MSc International Relations programme at the University of Glasgow she is further expanding her knowledge on human rights, both in the international system and in local contexts, and more broadly feminist perspectives and the lived experiences of individuals affected by foreign policy decisions of states.
In addition to the global aspect, she is interested in policy making in local environments, especially around issues concerning children. She has extensive experience of working with children and young people in Finland and is now expanding this experience in the Scottish context by supporting the Children’s Neighbourhoods project.