Annika earned a B.A. in Political Science from Uppsala University in Sweden, with a Master Degree in Gender Studies from the National University of Colombia and in Communication for Development from Malmö University in Sweden. Broad knowledge of gender and human rights issues, especially sexual and reproductive rights. She worked as a principal researcher at Dejusticia, where she coordinated gender and LGBT issues. She has participated in research principally on gender discrimination on the labor market and on the guarantees of sexual and reproductive rights.