Experience

  • Photojournalist

    at Freelancer

    July 2015 - at Present

    Uusimaa

    Wrote articles for English and Finnish magazines. Diverse photography assignments: events, portraits, travel and nature. "They say a pictures is worth 1000 words - by combining stunning photography with original reporting, Oona tells a compelling story." - The International

  • Project assistant

    at Human Rights NGO

    March 2015 - June 2015

    Bruxelles-Capitale

    Assisted experts and in-house consultants with international travel preparations and coordination. Aided project manager with the preparation of training events and other project related tasks, as well as, day-to-day function of the organization.

  • Coordination assistant

    at United Nations

    September 2013 - December 2013

    National Capital Region

    Aided coordination of projects of the UN in country level. Gave secretariat support to inter-agency groups and assisted event planning. Took care of tasks supporting typhoon damage coordination. Aided mapping purposes of a terrorist group area. Assisted filming of a UN volunteer documentary.

  • Communications assistant

    at UNCW Office of International Programs

    August 2010 - December 2010

    North Carolina

    Organized various events and created supportive print material. Acted as a mediator between International Office and Int. Student Organization.

Education

  • Master of Arts in Intercultural Encounters

    at University of Helsinki

    2011 - 2014 (3 years) Uusimaa

Languages

  • English Native

  • Finnish Native

  • French Conversation

  • Swedish Conversation

Hives