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Interview with Frida Persson

1. What is your full name? Frida Persson
2. Where were you born? Stockholm, Sweden
3. Where do you live? Stockholm, Sweden
4. What is your family situation (single, married, children)? Single
5. What is your educational background?E.g. what school(s) have you attended? Bachelor degree in Business Economics. I studied a program at Södertörns Högskola called “Språk, Kultur & Marknad” with a focus on international business and language where Spanish was my focus.
6. What is your professional background? E.g. what jobs have you had in the past and what job do you currently have? I finished my studies in june 2011. Since then I have worked as a Campaign Manager handling marketing campaigns, mainly within DR. Before that, during my studies, I worked at Nordea.
7. How did you first get in contact with Action10? I got in contact with Action10 through my friend Jelina who work there as a Coordinator.
8. What is your role or title at Action10?  I´m in the working group “Knowledge sharing” as a coordinator.
9. What are your tasks at Action10? Communication and information.
10. Why did you join Action10?  I joined Action10 because I believe in their vision that the best way to fight extreme poverty is through knowledge sharing and helping local projects, where you have a better chance to cooperate with the people in need of help.
11. What do you expect Action10 to achieve in the following five years? In the next five years I expect Action10 to continue to grow by recruiting new donators, sponsors and volunteers.  This way we can continue our work with the on-going programs and also find new programs and partners to support. Hopefully we can also establish in other developing countries in need of help.
12. How can Action10 be improved? I believe that through transparency and clear information about our programs and partners, involved and committed members and more financial support we can improve the work of Action10.
13. What do you like about Action10?  All the involved and committed members of Action10 and their work to decrease poverty over the world.
14. What is your biggest accomplishment in life? Staying true to myself and finding my own path in life.
15. If you could choose anything that you would like to do, what would it be? Live and work abroad, travel and learn more languages.
16. What are the things you treasure and value the most in life? My family and friends.

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