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ABOUT AUSRINE ARMONAITE

Founder and Chair of the Freedom Party (Laisvės partija). The youngest leader of any political party in Lithuania. Member of the Seimas (Parliament) of the Republic of Lithuania, Rapporteur of the Economics and Security Committee of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly. Strong advocate for individual liberty and liberal democracy.

Armonaitė started her professional political career as an elected Member of Vilnius City Municipal Council in 2015. In 2016 she was elected to the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. 

Prior to that, for several years she worked as an economic policy analyst at the Lithuanian Business Confederation, volunteered for 10 years in national and international youth organisations and served as Chair of the Lithuanian Liberal Youth.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a Master’s degree in Public Policy Analysis from the Institute of International Relations and Political Science (VU TSPMI) at Vilnius University.

She is interested in the social sciences, enjoys basketball, plays the piano and often rides her bicycle to work. She is married to husband Edgaras and has a cat called Katyte.