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Ásdís Ólafsdóttir

Associate Director, Online Communications

Crisis Group Role

Ásdís Ólafsdóttir joined Crisis Group in February 2017.  As the Associate Director for Online Communications and Publishing, she is responsible for planning, developing and implementing dynamic, interactive and meaningful online media content strategies for daily community engagement as well as campaigns specifically related to Crisis Group's work plan priorities. She leads a creative team responsible for video, photography, social media, graphic design and website management.

Professional Experience

Ásdís has previously worked as a specialist for the Icelandic National Committee of UN Women, communications officer for the EFTA Surveillance Authority and as personal assistant to a presidential candidate in Iceland. She began her career in media, both television and radio.

Ásdís holds an MA in International Relations from New York University and a BA in Philosophy from the University of Iceland. She speaks English and Icelandic.

Latest Updates

Podcast / Global

Special Episode: Ten Conflicts to Watch in 2022

Which conflicts should we worry about most in 2022? This week on Hold Your Fire!, Richard Atwood and guest host Ásdís Ólafsdóttir talk to Crisis Group’s President & CEO Comfort Ero about our flagship survey “10 Conflicts to Watch”.