Thordis Elva is known to Icelanders as a writer, journalist, public speaker and Woman of the Year 2015. Her book about gender-based violence, Á mannamáli (The Plain Truth) was one of the most awarded Icelandic books of 2009. Together with Tom Strager, she held a TEDWomen’s talk in San Franscisco that has over a millions views online. She currently resides in Stockholm, Sweden with her partner Vidir and their son.
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