Majken Kiaby is born and raised in Denmark. She holds a BA in Cultural Encounters and International Studies from Roskilde University, and she spent one semester at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, studying globalization, governance and economics. She has volunteered abroad several times, working with refugees in Greece, Serbia and Kenya. Majken is currently taking her MA degree in Development and International Relations, where she specializes in Global Refugee Studies at Aalborg University. As a part of her degree, Majken has accepted an internship with the Danish Foreign Ministry in Nairobi, where she will spend six months from August 2021, as a part of their Somalia Unit. Majken works as a program coordinator for ActionAid Denmark. She administrates and coordinates 15-20 volunteers programs each year and she is one of four coordinators that are establishing the EU funded program, the European Solidarity Corps, within Action Aid DKs volunteering community.
Updated April 2021.