Politician and journalist who became the youngest minister ever to serve in Norway's government when she was appointed Minister of Culture at age 29. She has been a Member of Parliament for the Labour Party.
She earned a Master of Law degree from the University of Oslo in 2012.
She was once called Norway's "first digital Minister of Culture" due to her frequent use of social media.
Her mother's name is Safia and her father's name is Mohammad. She was married to Stefan Heggelund from 2014-16.
She has served in a cabinet position during the administration of Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg.