Special Guest Speaker

Aleqa Hammond

Greenlander Aleqa Hammond was born in Narsaq and grew up in Uummannaq. She attended Nunavut Arctic College in Iqaluit between 1989 and 1991, before studying at the University of Greenland from 1991 until 1993. In 1993, she began working for Greenland Tourism as a Regional Coordinator in Disko Bay.

Aleqa is a Greenlandic politician and former member of the Danish Folketing (Parliament). Formerly the leader of the Siumut party, she became Greenland's first female prime minister after her party emerged as the largest parliamentary faction in the 2013 elections.