Aune Sanz is doing and internship at the Åland Islands Peace Institute from mid-March until mid-June 2018. At the moment Aune studies a masters in Statistics at the University of Helsinki and is interested in survey methodology and visualization of data. During her semester abroad at the University of Otago, New Zealand, Aune studied a minor in Criminology and became fascinated by intersectionality, feminist criminology and transformative justice a community-based strategy for responding to crimes concerned with the root causes of conflicts. She did her Bachelor’s thesis on the correlation between children’s experiences of physical punishment and other forms of violence at home.
Aune has previously worked as a Research Intern at Demos Helsinki and a Research Assistant in the Finnish Youth Research Society’s project ”You Can Never Go Home Again: young adults in transforming labour market”. Eager to improve her Swedish skills during her stay in Mariehamn, Aune is fluent in Finnish, Spanish and English.