Marika Schaeren

Amnesty International (Switzerland)

Marika Schaeren is the Head of Philanthropy at the Swiss section of Amnesty International. She started almost 10 years ago and built up a Major Donor and Foundation Programme from scratch and today manages a team of three people working in that area. Before joining Amnesty she worked for three years for a local human rights organisation in La Paz, Bolivia which gave her valuable life experience and insight into the matter of human rights.