Meet Jamie Bolling, from Harnosand (Sweden)

Jamie Bolling (Sweden)

Jamie Bolling (Sweden)

Jamie Bolling, American, Swiss and Swedish,  is the Executive Director of ENIL as of May 1, 2009. Jamie has an experience from the international disability movement having worked with disability research, international development cooperation, personal assistance, human rights, democracy and other issues. She worked as research developer at the Swedish Disability Federation, with evaluations for the Swedish Inheritance Fund, with international development cooperation at the Swedish International Aid Association for People with Disabilities, and with accounting from 1975 -1991 in Geneva, Switzerland. The civil society is one of Jamie’s major interests and  among other appointments Jamie has been vice president for the Swedish United Nations Association, board member of the Swedish Concord Platform, board member and president of the Sockholm Independent Living. A fall in 1991 and a spinal cord injury is why Jamie became a wheelchair user and an active member in the European disability movement for the challenge against discrimination of people with disabilities.

 

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