With a BA in Global Communications, Ann enjoys exploring various cultures and languages.
So far she has lived in France, Australia and Canada and hopes there will be more opportunities for expat living in the near future. Concerning the EU she is interested in several topics such as cross-cultural interactions, social issues and equality.
“Together we are strong – that’s how I see Europe, where our common history and diversity is seen as a true strength and something to be very proud of.”
Fancy a bike ride? Then head to one of Europe's best cities for cycling!
Every year on the 9th May, we find ourselves celebrating Europe Day. It was 65 years ago that the French foreign minister Robert Schuman presented the Schuman Declaration, which would lead to the creation of the European Coal and Steel Community. In other words the predecessor to today’s European Union. Even if Europe Day is also referred to as Schuman Day, there was another political figure, who played an equally important role, if not even more in some cases, in the new venture.
Forty years ago Sweden was the first country in the world to introduce a paid parental leave allowance with no regard to gender, but Europe still has a long way to go to shrink the gap between paternity and maternity leave.