Alice Bah Kuhnke
|Alice Bah Kuhnke|
|Minister for Culture|
3 October 2014
|Prime Minister||Stefan Löfven|
|Preceded by||Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth|
21 December 1971
|Political party||Green Party|
|Website||Alice Bah Kuhnke (mp)|
Alice Bah Kuhnke ( born Alice Bah 21 December 1971) is the Swedish Minister of Culture and Democracy since October 2014, a former television presenter, Board Professional and one of the founders of the think tank Sektor3. On October 3 she was elected to Minister of culture in the Löfven Cabinet, just three days after becoming member of Miljöpartiet (the Green Party of Sweden).
Bah grew up in Horda in Småland, Sweden with her Gambian father and Swedish mother. She went to a track and field athletics oriented high school in Växjö, and was one of the country's best female sprinter runners in the late 1980s, with 200 meters being her speciality. Her television career began in 1992 with SVT's Disney Club. Between 1998-99, she had her own talk show at TV4 and many other television assignments including current events show Kalla fakta.
After she left television to study political science, and has, among other things, been Director of the Department Ideas for life at insurance giant Skandia. In 2004-2007 she worked as Secretary General of fair trade organization Rättvisemärkt.
In September 2009 she started as the Environmental and Corporate social responsibility manager at ÅF. Alongside her job at ÅF, she also serves as a board member for internet consultancy firm Doberman.
She married actor and singer Johannes Bah Kuhnke in 2002.
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- Sverige-bästa 1988, Svenska Friidrottsförbundets officiella friidrottsstatistik (Sweden's best 1988 – official statistics of the Swedish Athletics Federation) (in Swedish). CEWE-förlaget. 1989.
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