Birgitta Jónsdóttir

Year of birth, place
Birgitta Jónsdóttir is an Icelandic poetician currently serving as a member of the Icelandic Parliament for the Pirate Party; she is one of its founders. Birgitta is also the founder and chairperson of the International Modern Media Institute, better known as IMMI. She specializes in lawmaking for the twenty-first century. Birgitta has worked as a volunteer and activist for various organizations including WikiLeaks, Saving Iceland, and Friends of Tibet in Iceland. She carries on being an activist in Parliament, a poet, and a pirate. She organized Iceland’s first online broadcast in 1996, was the first female Icelandic web developer, and has worked as a publisher in cyberspace for Beyond Borders since 1995.

[Last update: September 2015]