Flavia Tinner completed her undergraduate studies in International Affairs 2015 at the University of St. Gallen and the Université de Genève. She completed her graduate degree in International Affairs and Governance in 2018 at the University of St. Gallen and the Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium. During her studies, she worked as a teacher and student assistant. After graduation, she took up positions in the private sector in the field of applied economic research and healthcare consulting. Before beginning her position in March 2019 as a research assistant and doctoral candidate at the chair of Prof. Dr. Leif Brandes she attended an intensive course in data science and Python in Bangalore, India.