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Muriel works with the international advocacy group Avaaz. She also served for seven years as the president of Wikimedia CH, the Swiss non-profit organization that supports projects of the Wikimedia Foundation, such as Wikipedia. Alongside Patrizia Laeri, Susanne Wille, and Katia Murmann, Muriel co-founded the initiative editathon.ch — advocating for more diversity, equity and inclusion in the context of Wikimedia projects.
Additionally, she is a lecturer in Political Communication at the Bern University of Applied Sciences. In 2021, amidst the challenges of the Covid Pandemic, Muriel co-founded the association CH++ with the aim of promoting an agile, sustainable, and prosperous Switzerland through advancements in science and technology.”

In the past, Muriel worked as Executive Director at Opendata.ch, the Swiss Chapter of Open Knowledge International and as Community & Outreach Manager at Wikimedia CH. Prior to this, she was part of the Education Team at Apple Switzerland and oversaw several projects with particular focus on implementing the education content strategy across iBookstore, App Store and iTunes University. Before working for Apple, Muriel assisted the Chancellor and Vice-President at the University of Lüneburg in Germany.

Muriel studied in St.Gallen and Lausanne and holds a Master of Arts HSG.