Maja Elfving

Maja Elfving

Afghanistan Programme Intern


Maja Elfving is an intern at the RWI Afghanistan Program in Lund. She is currently enrolled in a Master of Arts Program in Advanced Migration Studies at Copenhagen University. Her previous academic background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Development Studies with a major in Sociology from Lund University.

In addition to the aforementioned specializations, Maja has previous vocational experience creating journalistic content, planning events and customer service. Furthermore, she has worked with various Swedish and international NGO’s focusing mainly on the integration and inclusion of newly arrived migrants in Swedish society. Joining the RWI team gives Maja a great opportunity to further pursue what she hopes will be a future career in the combined field of human rights and migration.

Born in Sweden, Maja is proficient in both Swedish and English. She is currently learning French.