Two employees with a total full-time job equivalent of 120%

work at the foundation's office in Zurich.

Gabriela Fuchs (80%)

managing director since 2014

Gabriela Fuchs is a legal practitioner who worked in private business and public courts until she dedicated herself to humanitarian aid for the ICRC in Africa and acquired a Master's degree in Development Cooperation at ETH Zurich. She coordinated projects for organisations such as Caritas Switzerland and the UNHCR in the areas of reconstruction, return of refugees, social projects and the promotion of peace, especially in the Balkan region. In addition, she was an election observer in Belarus, Tajikistan, Macedonia and Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Thurid Gjedrem (40%)

communication & fundraising employee since 2018

Thurid Gjedrem has worked in fundraising and communication for aid organisations since 2015. She was involved in education projects in Asia and Africa until the middle of 2018. She has a background in German philology, business psychology and international business, where she gained a wealth of experience in various areas of private commerce – especially in marketing and finance.

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