Katarina Stensson

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Katarina Stensson
Esther Stensson in January 2018
Leader of the Pirate Party
Assumed office
13 October 2019
MonarchCarl XVI Gustaf
Prime MinisterStefan Löfven
Preceded by Magnus Andersson
Personal details
Esther Katarina Stensson

(1988-08-21) 21 August 1988 (age 33)
Örebro, Sweden
Political partyPirate Party
Alma materKTH Royal Institute of Technology
OccupationPolitician, teacher

Esther Katarina Stensson (born 21 August 1988 in Örebro[1]) is a Swedish politician and leader of the Swedish Pirate Party with a term from 2019–2021[2][3] Stensson took a masters exam in engineering physics at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in 2014 and a degree in licentiate in physics in 2018. Stensson is the Vice-President of the company "Checheza AB", a company focused on online classes. In 2020 she took the teacher's exam to work as a teacher in physics and mathematics.


Between 2012 and 2014,[4] Stensson was the project leader for organization Womengineer.[5] In the year 2014 Stensson founded IGEday,[6] a national event aimed at encourage girls to become engineers. Stensson had a seat in the board of directors for the free math-tutering service Mattecentrum from 2014–2017.[7]


  1. ^ "Katarina Stensson (31 år) Stockholm | Ratsit". www.ratsit.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 2020-01-22.
  2. ^ "Katarina Stensson utsedd till Piratpartiets nya partiledare". Mynewsdesk (in Swedish). Retrieved 2020-01-22.
  3. ^ "The about section of the Pirat Party. Under "Partistyrelsen" and "Partiledare" it is stated that she is the leader elected from 2019 till 2021". piratpartiet.se. Retrieved 19 August 2020.
  4. ^ womengineer (2014-08-20). "PRESSMEDDELANDE: Dajana Vlajic tar över som projektledare för Womengineer". Womengineer (in Swedish). Retrieved 2020-01-22.
  5. ^ womengineer (2016-11-24). "Katarina Stensson". Womengineer (in Swedish). Retrieved 2020-01-22.
  6. ^ "Om IGEday – IGEday 3 April 2020" (in Swedish). Retrieved 2020-01-22.
  7. ^ "Nya styrelsemedlemmar". Mattecentrum, gratis läxhjälp i matematik för alla (in Swedish). Retrieved 2020-01-22.

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