Resigns from board of directors after revelations that she used the job seekers resources to boost her own interest
Tuesday, 03 September 2013
A rear position held by a black person in Sweden has brought the
aspiration of that sector of the community under further strains when a
board member is forced to resign after it emerged she used resources
destined for job seekers for her own interest.
Holding double leadership positions, one with the Swedish employment
service and the other in her own company, according to Swedish
television revelation, she has been forced to leave after a period of
thinking and rethinking.
Today she announced her resignation from the Employment Service board,
the reason: her organization received a grant from the employment
services which she happen to be a board member. What can go wrong with
Joyce Kimwaga Lundin duringa presentation in September 2011/ image from Blip
Kimwaga Lundin is her name, in a rear position held by some one with
such name and skin colour in Sweden, as such her resignation will give
proper reason as to why people of her creed (race and skin colour)
should not be given the chance in the next recruitment to such
The Department now confirms that Joyce Kimwaga Lundin has left her position within the employment service.
"It's on her own request," said Labour Minister Hillevi Engström's
press secretary Niklas Gillström, to make stress the point that she was
All this came to contention when it emerged that the organization Joyce
Kimwaga Lundin operates, Neem received nearly half a million Swedish
kronor in grants from the Public Employment Service.
Her organisation, Neem (Network for entrepreneurs from ethnic
minorities) claims to work for integration and to contribute to a
society where everyone feels involved.
Thus, Neem works to find innovative solutions for the integration and
social change, particularly for women with foreign backgrounds who are
inactive in the Swedish society.
The fact that Joyce Kimwaga Lundin sits on the board of the Swedish
employment services and also holds top management position in a Swedish
public institution, spelt collusion especially when the employment
services provides lots of money to her organisation. This is against
the law which tries to discourage insider operation or impartiality,
given that there would surely be organisations out there which could
even provide better jobs and services but would not be favoured
NEEM received funding to conduct pilot operations, which means they
help newcomers into the country to get into work. In total, they have
received Skr478,211 from the employment service during the years 2011
What can be wrong with that?
By Scancomark.com Team