Maria McIntyre is a native of Copenhagen and lives there with her boyfriend and hamster. She holds a BA in Cultural Encounters and International Studies from Roskilde University. During her studies, she spent time in Norway and Poland as well as a summer in Berlin studying law and the protection of refugees. She plans to focus on the rights of refugees and feminist issues in the future, starting with a MA degree. Maria is also a part of the regional leadership for the Danish Refugee Council Youth (DFUNK) and devotes her time arranging cultural events for young people of diverse backgrounds. In her free time, she spends dumpster diving, cultivating her extensive balcony garden, writing short stories and trying her hands at aerial acrobatics.
Updated May 2020
More from Maria McIntyre
Presenting the Podcast Series: 'Stories From the Unity of the Realm'
In this podcast series the 2020 Copenhagen Fellows delve into some of the topics covered in the 2020 Copenhagen Fellowship. Find out more about the podcasts here.
'Stories From the Unity of the Realm' - Episode 7: ''Frítt Val? - The Struggle for Abortion Choice in the Faroe Islands'
In this episode the 2020 Fellows Emilie, Tór, Trine, and Maria shed light on the complex aspects of the debate on legal abortion. Listen to their episode 'Frítt Val? - The Struggle for Abortion Choice in the Faroe Islands' here.
Humanity in Action Denmark Announces the 2020 Danish Fellows Cohort
From a competitive pool of applicants, 24 Fellows from Denmark were selected to join the 2020 Humanity in Action Fellows cohort.