Birgitta Jónsdóttir is a member of Althingi, the Icelandic parliament, and is a representative of The Movement party. Her constituency is the Reykjavík South district. She was elected to the Icelandic parliament in April 2009.
Birgitta has been an activist and a spokesperson for various groups, such as WikiLeaks and Saving Iceland, and is part of the International Network of Parliamentarians' for Tibet. She is also the chief sponsor of the Icelandic Modern Media Initiative.
As well as being a politician, she is also a poet, writer, artist, editor, web developer and designer. She has edited and published two books "The World Healing Book" and "The Book of Hope", which include writings by the Dalai Lama.