Elisabeth Thorens, collection co-director
Elisabeth is a writer, communications expert, and a teacher for over twenty years. Convinced that art and culture can bring human beings together, she has developed innovative resources for teachers and organised cultural events to promote gender diversity and Human Rights within schools. She brings added value with her Swiss network, writing skills, and management competence.
Carin Salerno, collection co-director
Currently deputy country director of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) in Burma; former SDC Head of Cooperation in Tanzania. She has managed financially sizeable programmes in several African countries and is particularly committed to the promotion of women’s socio-economic quality. She brings in her thematic knowledge, her competence as a manager and her international network.
Hilary Tagg, writer and editor
Hilary has been a writer and editor for thirty years, living and working in the UK, Australia and East Africa. While living with her family in Tanzania, she also led a group of volunteers who worked with Masai women in the north of the country. She continues to write for both public and private enterprises in the UK, the USA and Africa.
Andréane Leclercq, translator and interpreter
Andréane began her career after completing a Master’s degree in International Affairs in Germany. She then studied for a B.A. in Psychology and an M.A. in Translation and Interpretation in Geneva, where she has been practising her two passions for the last ten years. Andréane uses her expertise in multilingual communication to help disseminate the messages of women worldwide.
Giuseppe Salerno, itinerant photographer
Producer of reportages and exhibitions in Europe, Africa and Myanmar.
Giuseppe is a timeless traveler who has shaped his vision “on the road”. A freelance photographer for more than 30 years, documenting development projects, and shining light on his subjects’ realities. He has produced several photo exhibitions in Europe, Africa and Asia.