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Rebecca Rosario Hallin


Rebecca Rosario Hallin is an international policy expert with over a decade’s experience from working with bilateral and intergovernmental platforms related to foreign and security policy, sustainable development and public-private partnership development.

She has a BA in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies, and a MSc in Gender Studies, her geographic focus areas include the Middle East and North Africa, Latin America and North America. Before joining KIT Rebecca worked as a diplomat in the Swedish foreign service, posted to Iraq, Colombia and to the Permanent Mission to the UN in New York.

At KIT Rebecca is a part of the Gender Team, working on issues related to feminist policy development, funding and financing mechanisms,  rights and empowerment, providing gender analysis and critical reflections, as well as conducting and facilitating applied research grounded in feminist theories and methods. She has a keen interest in structural and organizational change with intersectionality and decolonization at its center.


  • Fenomenal Funds Learning Partner

    • Institute
    • Project

    Fenomenal Funds (2019-2025) is a five-year feminist funder collaborative that aims to decolonize philanthropic spaces and shift power through pooled, flexible core funding for women’s funds globally. Fenomenal Funds have been working with close to 50 women’s funds from the Prospera International Network of Women’s Funds (INWF), using a shared governance model and participatory grant-making.   […]

  • YW4A: Young Women for Awareness, Agency, Advocacy, and Accountability

    • Institute
    • Project

    Achieving gender equality and realising womens’ and girl’s empowerment and rights are critical elements of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). However, progress varies as young women still find their voices silenced in patriarchal families, communities and political spaces, and are subject to sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV).  This calls for deeper understanding and intensified efforts to contribute […]