Asia is currently a consultant in the public sector, working in the fields of integration, child services and education. Asia holds a bachelor’s degree in English and International Studies and a Master’s in Cross-Cultural Studies from Copenhagen University. Since starting her academic career, Asia has been exploring topics relating to global studies, human rights and urbanization. She has experience as a community organizer, volunteer coordinator and educator. In regards to civic engagements, Asia is currently a member of the Dialogue Ambassadors, a cross-cultural initiative by DEDI and DUF, which aims to train young professionals to become facilitators of dialogue across borders and cultures. She is also an advisory member of the Ethnicity forum at the Danish Institute for Human Rights. Asia was born to refugees (from Egypt, Iraq and Iran), and grew up in northern Denmark, but has since considered many places home: most recently Copenhagen and New York.
Updated October 2019