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In Conversation with Jess Thompson

by Bocan Couture on August 11, 2021

This time, Bocan had the chance of speaking to the amazing Jess Thompson at #InConversation series which is the live platform of Bocan that is used for empowering and uplifting women with these inspiring women.

Jess Thompson, prior to setting up Migrateful, studied abroad in Mexico, where she learnt that the causes of the global migrant crisis are rooted in the legacy of colonialism and the inequalities of the capitalist global economy.

She then spent two and a half years working on the front line to support migrants and refugees in Ceuta, Morocco, Dunkirk refugee camp in France, and London.

In 2017 she completed the Year Here Fellowship which gave her the training and network to set up Migrateful.

She was featured on the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 List and also the 2020 Women of the Year List in recognition of her achievement.

You can view Jess’ interview here. 

Take a look at our blog to view the rest in our series of interviews with inspiring female leaders.

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