Auður Birna Stefánsdóttir is Program Manager at the Institute of International Affairs and Höfði Reykjavík Peace Centre. She holds a B.A. degree in Anthropology and an M.A. in International Relations from the University of Iceland. Before starting work at the Institute of International Affairs Auður worked as a project manager at the Icelandic Human Rights Center. Auður has been a part of the team at the Institute of International Affairs since 2016 and has been involved in diverse projects during that time. She has for example coordinated; a research project on refugees integration opportunities and challenges in Iceland, three edX courses on intercultural competency in education, on peace and conflict processes, and on small states and leadership. She is also Höfði Reykjavík Peace Centre's project manager of the Arms Control Negotiation Academy (ACONA) and Höfði's Annual Peace Conference the Imagine Forum, to name a few.