Head of the Division for Gender Equality, Ministry of Employment, representing the incoming Swedish Presidency of the Council of the EU
Dr. Lenita Freidenvall is Head of the Division for Gender Equality, Ministry of Employment, Swedish Government Offices, since 2021. Before heading the division, she was Assistant Head of the Division, and special adviser in the field of economic gender equality, focusing on gender equality within the labour market.
Lenita Freidenvall has extensive experience within the field of politics and gender equality, from the academic world, the Parliament as well as the Government Offices. She has a Ph.D. in political science, with a focus on gender and politics, from the University of Stockholm.