Anna Walker

Anna is currently doing a traineeship at Swiss Sustainable Finance. She has obtained a Master in Sustainable Development at the University of Geneva and coordinates the activities of THRIVE. Since her early childhood, an interest in cultures and languages has incited her to travel and work abroad. Being Swiss, she wants to welcome people here just as she has been welcomed several times in different places all over the world.



Lisa Godde

Lisa is currently interning at IOM. She has completed a Master in Development Studies at the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies and coordinates THRIVE’s communication. Passionate about other cultures, she has worked and studied in various countries, including work with refugees and in international development. She has an interest in social innovation, languages, baking and Latin American music and dance. 




Lauren Boetsch Mikulsky

Lauren is currently THRIVE’s Volunteer Coordinator and connects the skills and talents of passionate people living in Geneva with the work that THRIVE does to help refugees find employment. She has a Master’s of International Development Management from the School of International Service at American University and has worked in the fields of international development and education in several countries. Outside of volunteering and teaching English, Lauren enjoys meeting people from all over the world, hiking, and reading.


picture-ebunEbun Aribido

Ebun is currently completing her master’s in Development Studies at the Graduate institute for International and Development Studies in Geneva. Her area of focus is human development, with an interest in migration and diaspora. Outside of school, Ebun enjoys travelling and blogging.