Peace Leaders is a completely youth-driven programme. We are a diverse group of young professionals who believe in the capacity of youth as change makers. We combine our different backgrounds and experiences in the fields of leadership, youth empowerment and communication in Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.
Get to know our team!
SIMÓN CABRERA EBERS – FOUNDER AND TRAINER
LINDA SKOGSBY – SENIOR TRAINER
Linda is one of our Senior Trainers. She has been working at Fryshuset for six years and has a lot of experience working with youths in different skill training programs and group processes.
Her focus and heart lays within crime prevention – and always with young people in focus and youths as part of the solution and included in the dialog.
Linda has been doing trainings with different companies in Sweden and the Swedish Elite football teams, helping them to build strategies, strengthen their achievements on the field and their community commitment. She has educated and worked with youths from all over Sweden and in South Africa and Egypt.
Lindas strengths lays within relationship building, implementation and strategic work.
FATMA AHMED – TRAINER
Fatma is a highly experienced communication and community liaison specialist with a wealth of practical experience working in Africa to manage projects/programmes for development, stabilisation and cooperation. Fatma has extensive experience in working with international institutions such as USAID, European Union, IGAD, FCO and UNICEF implementing national and regional projects with a focus on peacebuilding, countering and preventing violent extremism and developing community/civil society engagement. She has supported a number of civil society organisations to build their capacity in tackling violent extremism using technology, innovation and communication, including developing a Digital hub, a mobile application and tutorial videos on Preventing Violent Extremism. Fatma acted as the Deputy Chief of Party during the establishment and setting up of the IGAD Center of Excellence in Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism in the Horn and East Africa region.
She has led leadership and capacity building workshops in Africa and Asia and is part of the International Visitors Leadership Programme (IVLP) alumni.
DANIEL MAMEDE – TRAINER
Daniel Mamede is one of our Peace Leaders trainers. He holds a law degree from UFC and a Master degree in Political Science from University of Lisbon. He is the Director of Promotion of Human Rights and Culture of the Cuca Network in Fortaleza, Brazil, and was also the Secretary General of the Municipal Council of Cultural Public Policies of Fortaleza.
EMILIA RIVERA – TRAINER
ANNABELLA STIERÉN – TRAINER AND COMMUNICATION OFFICER
FRIDA LIND – EVALUATION LEAD, COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER AND PROJECT ASSISTANT
Frida has varied tasks at Peace Leaders, working as the Evaluation lead and Communication Officer whilst assisting in different coordination, practical and administrative tasks related to the programme.
Frida is engaged to work for a more peaceful world in which all humans are born free and equal in worth and are in balance with the planet. She holds a Master Degree in International Development and Management from Lund University and a Bachelor Degree in International Relations. She has lived, worked and studied at five continents, among other things doing fieldwork in Tanzania, volunteer work in Costa Rica’s jungle, an internship at the Swedish Mission to the United Nations in New York and has worked with indigenous people in Ecuador. Frida is elected Board Member for the United Nations Association of Sweden and was previously elected as the President of the United Nations Association of Malmö. She has been a Millennium Goals Ambassador, a Sida Alumni and has worked at Amnesty International and the Trade Union ST.