After studying law at the University of Geneva and the University of Zurich, Marie-Hélène obtained her law degree in 2019. She is currently an associate at the law firm Fontanet & Associés. While her work as a lawyer requires expertise in a broad variety of topics, she is particularly orientated towards criminal and humanitarian law.
Amongst others, Marie-Hélène has volunteered in several development projects in India, in Brazil and in Switzerland. These experiences have developed both her knowledge and involvement on development issues and contribute to making Marie-Hélène an essential drive of Rise Uganda.