Auður Örlygsdóttir

Auður Örlygsdóttir

Project Manager at Höfði Reykjavík Peace Centre

Auður Örlygsdóttir is a Project Manager at Höfði Reykjavík Peace Centre. She holds a B.A. degree in French, a diploma in Developmental Studies and an M.A. in International Affairs from the University of Iceland, with a semester at the University of Copenhagen. For the past few years she has worked in varied fields, i.e. as guide for French speaking tourists in Iceland, French teacher and policy officer at the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Auður has been a part of the team at the Institute of International Affairs since August 2015 and has been involved in diverse projects during that time. Since its establishment in October 2016 Auður has been leading many of Höfði Reykjavík Peace Centre’s projects, including the Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership and Nordplus Higher Education funded project People, Communities and Cities in Peacebuilding: An Inclusive and Intersectional Approach to Peace Studies (InPeace), focused on developing intensive courses in peace studies, the Jean Monnet Networks project Post-Truth Politics, Nationalism and the (De)Legitimation of European Integration, a social innovation accelerator Startups Social, an interdisciplinary course in social innovation called Spark and a course in peace education for elementary students, the Ambassadors of Peace.