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Gia Boyd-Kjellen

Gia Boyd-Kjellen, Swedish social services administrator. Vice chairman Swedish Unifem, Stockholm, 1991-1998, president 1998-2002; member Cooperative Organization Swedish Women, Stockholm, 1997; chair Home and School, Sweden, 1980-1985; parent governor Bessmer Grange School, London, 1977-1980. Member of Swedish Aral Sea Society (chair since 2000).

Background

  • Boyd-Kjellen, Gia was born on January 3, 1943 in Vasteras, Sweden. Daughter of Gosta M. and Marta E. (Eriksson) Ronngren.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Stockholm University, 1984.

    Career

    • Administrator Ministry Foreign Affairs, Sweden, 1964-1977. Social worker Geriatric Medical Social, London, 1978-1980, Sigtuna Municipal, Sweden, 1984-1986. Administrator Organization of European Cooperation and Development, Paris, 1986-1991.

      Advisor Center Handicap Research Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, 1992. Senior administrator Nordic Council Ministers, Sweden, 1994-1997. Consultant programme office European Union, Stockholm, 1998.

      Project leader Aral Sea Conference, 1998. Senior administrator Baltic Sea 2008 Foundation, 1998-1999. Clinical social worker Sigtuna Municipality, since 2000.

      Consultant Organization of European Cooperation and Development. Consultant in field.

    Membership

    Vice chairman Swedish Unifem, Stockholm, 1991-1998, president 1998-2002. Member Cooperative Organization Swedish Women, Stockholm, 1997. Chair Home and School, Sweden, 1980-1985.

    Parent governor Bessmer Grange School, London, 1977-1980. Member of Swedish Aral Sea Society (chair since 2000).

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, literature, theater, music, trekking.

    Connections

    • Married John Boyd, January 27, 1968 (divorced 1977). Children: Jonathan, Emily. Married Bo J. Kjellen, August 9, 1980.

      Children: Johan, Fredrik.
    • father: Gosta M. Ronngren
    • mother: Marta E. (Eriksson) Ronngren
    • spouses: John Boyd
    • Bo J. Kjellen
    • children: Jonathan Boyd-Kjellen
    • Emily Boyd-Kjellen
    • Johan Boyd-Kjellen
    • Fredrik Boyd-Kjellen
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    Born January 3, 1943
    (age 74)
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    • 1984
      Stockholm University
    • 1964 - 1977
      Administrator, Ministry Foreign Affairs
      Sweden
    • 1978 - 1980
      social worker, Geriatric Medical Social
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1984 - 1986
      social worker, Geriatric Medical Social
      Sweden
    • 1986 - 1991
      administrator, Organization of European Cooperation and Development
      Paris, Kentucky, United States
    • 1992
      advisor, Center Handicap Research Uppsala University
      Uppsala, Uppsala Lan, Sweden
    • 1994 - 1997
      senior, administrator Nordic Council Ministers
      Sweden
    • 1998
      consultant, programme office European Union
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1998
      project leader, Aral Sea Conference
    • 1998 - 1999
      senior, administrator Baltic Sea 2008 Foundation
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