Lieke joined Plan in July 2017. She is in the final year of her master in International Humanitarian Action at UCD and interning for the Disaster Risk Management team. The focus of her internship is Education in Emergencies and the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the Lake Chad region.
Lieke’s background lies in development studies and anthropology. She travels a lot and has developed a keen interest in education and child protection in Sub-Sahara Africa. Amongst others, she has worked for War Child in Uganda and on ICT4Development projects in Ghana.