Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde

2019

Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde was born in Iran in 1983 but when she was three her parents fled with her to Sweden. She graduated from The Stockholm School of Economics and was named one of 50 Goldman Sachs Global leaders. She is the founder and director of Inkludera Invest, a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting marginalization in society by backing social entrepreneurs who have developed pragmatic solutions to social challenges.

After graduation she worked in Silicon Valley before moving to New York where she wrote her first novel: Hon är inte jeg (e. She is Not Me) in 2012. Her next novel was Det var vi (e. What We Owe) from 2017.