Joséphine Goube is currently CEO of Techfugees, empowering the displaced with technology. They are a non-profit, coordinating the international tech community’s response to the needs of refugees, asylum seekers and displaced people.
Techfugees organise conferences, workshops, hackathons and meetups around the world in an effort to generate tech solutions for and with displaced people. Also curating and promoting the best projects it finds for partnerships & implementation in the field.
Graduate from Sciences Po Paris and the London School of Economics in urban development, Goube has been the CEO of Techfugees and its worldwide chapters since 2015. She is also a board member of the Norwegian Refugee Council and an informal expert alongside the European Commission about migration issues.
Goube has been nominated as one of the top “30 under 30 Social Entrepreneurs” by Forbes in 2016, 2017 and 2018; and was also honoured as “Digital Women” of the year in France in 2017. She was also Migreat’s partnerships manager for 4 years, a London startup specialized in applying for visas for Europe.