Anna Rosling Rönnlund

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Rosling Rönnlund discusses the book Factfulness in 2018

Anna Rosling Rönnlund (born April 4, 1975) is a Swedish designer who, with her husband Ola Rosling, developed Trendalyzer,[1] interactive software for visualizing statistical information.[2] After Trendalyzer was sold to Google in 2007, the couple continued work on its development until August 2010.

In 2005, together with statistician and father-in-law Hans Rosling, she co-founded the Gapminder Foundation,[3] where she serves as vice president for design and usability. In 2016, she announced Dollar Street, a website that imagines a street of homes to help visualize how people of varying cultures & incomes live around the world.[4]

In 2017, she spoke at the TED conference where she explained the power of Data visualization.[5]

(Left to right) Anna Rosling Rönnlund, Hans Rosling, and Ola Rosling discuss their book "Factfulness" in 2016

In 2017, she collaborated with Hans Rosling for his book titled Factfulness alongside Ola Rosling.[6]

She sees many benefits of working on different projects with family.[7] In an interview with W Insight portal, she talks about flexibility, convenience and being more open working with her husband.[7] She also admits her children "came up on stage a few times."[7]


  • Hans Rosling; Ola Rosling; Anna Rosling Rönnlund (2018). Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Think. Flatiron Books. p. 288. ISBN 9781250123817.


  1. ^ Berglof, Annie Maccoby (2013-04-26). "At home: statistician Hans Rosling". Financial Times. ISSN 0307-1766. Retrieved 2015-09-27.
  2. ^ Begley, Sarah. "This Designer Wants to Prove the World Isn't as Divided as We Think". Time. Retrieved 19 March 2018.
  3. ^ Rönnlund, Anna Rosling. "Anna Rosling Rönnlund: Speaker | TED". TED. Retrieved 19 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Dollar Street". Gapminder Foundation. Retrieved 19 March 2018.
  5. ^ Rönnlund, Anna Rosling, See how the rest of the world lives, organized by income, retrieved 2019-01-10
  6. ^ Rosling, Hans; Rosling Rönnlund, Anna; Rosling, Ola (2018-04-03). Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think. Flatiron Books. ISBN 9781250123817.
  7. ^ a b c Socha, Joanna (14 August 2019). "How to run a business as a couple? Anna Rosling shares all her secrets". W Insight. Retrieved 22 July 2020.

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