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Charlie is the Managing Director, the founder, the matriarch, the progenitor, the heart and soul of The LiLi Centre. Six years ago, Charlie had a vision to create a safe space, where people could find information to better integrate, improve their education and build a network in Lucerne. Thus the LiLi Centre was born. Charlie grew up on a boat in Corsica with a Swiss-English mother and an Italo-English-Canadian father. From an early age, foreign cultures and languages were part of her life which meant she was aware that integration brings cultural awareness and diverse experiences and friendships. But integration can also be challenging and lonely. This understanding supported her vision and desire to create this community through volunteering, as Charlie shared,

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