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Anette Uddqvist

Anette is the Director of Operation 1325. She has ten years of experience of international humanitarian work, mainly working within conflict contexts in Afghanistan, Yemen and South Sudan where she has been involved with both technical and operational coordination. Anette holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering and a master’s degree in humanitarian work in conflicts from Uppsala University. She believes in the importance of building peace from the ground up and with an inclusive perspective to create sustainable and long-term solutions, which goes hand in hand with Operation 1325’s focus on women, peace and security. 


Ather Al-Idani

Ather is this autumn’s organizational intern at Operation 1325. He studies a master’s programme in agronomy in agricultural development. He believes that it is important to see conflict management, democracy and dialogue processes from a gender perspective – not least because it is perspective that is often forgotten or neglected. Ather’s expectations of the internship is to be part of Operation 1325’s work – both in terms of the everyday work within the organization, and to gain a greater insight into what is specific to the work that Operation 1325 does. 


Nanna Thydén

Nanna is an intern in communication at Operation 1325. Nanna holds a bachelor’s in Global Development from Stockholm University and a master’s degree in Gender Studies from Södertörn University. She applied to Operation 1325 to share her academic knowledge which she believes can be useful for the organization. She also aims to connect her perspectives in gender to the activities of the organization.