Sara Olsvig was born on 26 September 1978 and has a daughter. Cohabiting with Johan Rosbach, partner and director of Qarsoq Architectural Practice.
2016 - Minister of Social Affairs, Family, Equal Opportunities and Justice
2014 - Chair of Inuit Ataqatigiit
2013 - Member of Inatsisartut (Greenland Parliament)
2011 – 2015 Member of the Folketing (Danish Parliament)
2014-2015 Leave from the Folketing in connection with election as chair of Inuit Ataqatigiit.
2011-2014 Chair of the Greenland Committee
2011-2014 Member of the Environment Committee, the Defence Committee and the Foreign Policy Committee
2011-2014 Deputy member of the Nordic Council
2011-2014 The Folketing's representative in the Standing Committee of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region, chair as from 2013.
2009 – 2011 Coordinator of Human Rights Issues and most recently Executive Director of the Inuit Circumpolar Council, Greenland.
2005 – 2011 Attended sessions of the UN on behalf of ICC.
2007 – 2009 Employee, the North Atlantic Group in the Folketing.
2004 – 2006 Student assistant, "Nordatlantens Brygge" cultural centre.
2002 – 2003 Project employee, the Danish National Environmental Research Institute.
2008 MSc (anthropology), University of Copenhagen.
2002 BA (culture and social history), Ilisimatusarfik.
1998 Higher Preparatory examination, Frederikshavns Upper Secondary School.
1996 Ordinary seaman, School Ship Georg Stage.