Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde is a writer and business leader. Her debut novel, She Is Not Me, was published in Sweden in 2012.

Photo by Carl von Arbin

Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde was born in Iran in 1983 and fled with her parents to Sweden as a young child. She graduated from the Stockholm School of Economics, where she was the eighth woman in the school’s history, and the first with foreign background, to be elected President of the Student Association. She was named one of 50 Goldman Sachs Global Leaders in 2005 before founding the non-profit organization Inkludera Invest, which is dedicated to fighting marginalization in society by backing social entrepreneurs who have developed pragmatic solutions to social challenges.

Her debut novel, She Is Not Me (Hon är inte jag), was published in Sweden in 2012 to great critical acclaim.

Golnaz lives in Stockholm together with her husband and daughter.

Golnaz Hashemzadeh was born in Iran in 1983 and fled with her parents to Sweden as a young child. She graduated from the Stockholm School of Economics, where she was the eighth woman in the school’s history, and the first with foreign background, to be elected President of the Student Association. She was named one of 50 Goldman Sachs Global Leaders in 2005 before founding the non-profit organization Inkludera Invest, which is dedicated to fighting marginalization in society by backing social entrepreneurs who have developed pragmatic solutions to social challenges.

Her debut novel, She Is Not Me (Hon är inte jag), was published in Sweden in 2012 to great critical acclaim.

Hashemzadeh lives in Stockholm together with her husband and daughter.

  • Photo by Carl von Arbin

  • Photo by Carl von Arbin

  • Photo by Carl von Arbin

  • Photo by Carl von Arbin

  • Photo by Carl von Arbin