Hedda Hövel is a high school student from Stockholm, graduating this spring. She has a big passion for international politics and has participated in several European youth conferences on the matter. Hedda’s aim is to provide the perspective and opinions of a 19-year-old who wants to make a global impact. This fall, she will attend UCL in London to start studying European Social and Political Studies. Her main focus for the future will be on issues regarding security and defense. She also plans to be a part of the generation prioritizing equality and sustainability around the world. In her free time, she sails, coaches soccer and writes for the school newspaper.