New SAIH Director: Line Hegna

New SAIH Director: Line Hegna

‘I can think of few things more meaningful than to work with SAIH’, Hegna said.

Line Hegna is a former Head of Communications at Save the Children Norway, and have experience also from UNDP, SAIH and The Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America.

‘In a time where democracy and human rights are under threat, where student and academics in many countries are under threat, I can think of few things more meaningful than to work with SAIH. The powerful combination of development aid and advocacy, as well as good resource management, brings results for both SAIH and our partners’ Hegna said.

SAIH President Sunniva Folgen Høiskar is glad to welcome Line Hegna on board.

‘She is familiar with our work for the rights to education and academic freedom. We strongly believe that she is a good match for our organization”, Høiskar said.

Line Hegna has comprehensive experience from both leadership and organizational work. She had her first work day April 6th.

Former Director Milena Tevanovic had her last workday March 31st.

Picture of Hegna: Rebecca Jafari.

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