Alumni Seminar

What are former master students and students from our international educations doing when they leave Uppsala University?

On Wednesday April 17 at 16.15-18.00 (Stockholm time = CEST, Central European Summer Time) IM Alumn together with the student organizations at the department will organize a seminar where you will meet former students and learn from their experiences gained from their education and their jobs! We will offer short presentations by three former master’s students, where one of them now has a doctoral degree.

Madeleine Silverbratt, Master in Human-Computer Interaction, Bachelor in Information Systems

Madeleine Silverbratt works with applied user-centered research and project management at Skogforsk (The Research Institute for Forestry). Madeleine has been utilizing user-centered methods in various research and development projects at the institute. Incorporating these perspectives into the projects has proven to be both resource-efficient and result-oriented regarding end users´ needs and requirements! She will tell us about this in the seminar Experiences from utilizing user-centered methods for forestry research.

Anna Pettersson, Master in Management, Communication and IT, Bachelor in Business and administration

Anna Pettersson is working as a management consultant at Deloitte. When Anna started at Deloitte, she joined the Finance, Strategy & Performance team, a team mainly working with CFOs (Chief Finance Officer). After one and a half years, she wanted to try something new and decided to do an internal transfer to the Human Capital team. Anna is now mainly working with CHROs (Chief Human Resources Officer) but also doing a lot of work within the change management field. Her title for the seminar is Working as management consultant.

Kirill Filimonov, PhD in Media and Communication Studies, Master in Media and Communication Studies – Digital Media and Society

Kirill Filimonov is a Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellow at Uppsala University. He is currently working on the role of media in transformation of military conflicts in collaboration with École des hautes études en sciences sociales (France), exploring contemporary Russian newsrooms in exile. Furthermore, he is a researcher at the Horizon Europe project Mapping Media for Future Democracies at Charles University (Czechia). In recent years, Kirill has intensified collaboration with news media and has contributed to SVT, Sveriges Radio, and independent Russian outlets, among others. The title for his seminar is From reporting to researching… and back? The journey into academia of an international Master’s graduate.

The seminar will be held on Zoom:

You are most welcome to join the meeting!
Göran Svensson, Anneli Edman
Chairpersons of IM Alumn

IM Alumn is open to all students, present and earlier, and those who are working or has worked at the Department. You can find more information about the society here: