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Highlights from the January WBII Executive Board Meeting

WBII Partners with WEF-EU 2017 WBII is delighted to partner with WEF-EU 2017 Forum to be held in The Hague January 27-28, 2017. The programme of the Forum is focusing on economic empowerment of women. It is quite fitting that WBII and WEF collaborate to make this event a great success. This high profile event […]

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Makeup and Health: The Hidden Truth

Let’s talk about makeup…. but let’s also talk about health. You will be surprised on how much these two things are interlinked nowadays. Have you ever wondered what are the long term effects of the skincare and makeup you are putting on your body? If not, you might be interested in finding out. Currently, there […]

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Rocking the world of fashion, Katharina’s style by Deborah Valentine

So: what do you get when someone with tremendous passion, a scientific background and a charming nature are put together for a presentation about sustainable fashion? One rocking session which started a conversation many continue to be having. WBII member, Katharina Andrés, a Consultant for sustainable and healthy lifestyle, made it very clear from the […]

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Highlights from the December WBII Executive Board Meeting

As it was the last board meeting of the year, we used our time to reflect on the past and look to the future. Looking back: A review of events The board reviewed the success and financial impact of the events which were held this year: 9 networking events, 4 Professional Development Workshops, 2 Start […]

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Highlights from November WBII Executive Board Meeting

Some highlights from our November Board Meeting include: Expanding the network. Building New Partnerships WBII partners with NVR, Nederlandse Vrouwen Raad Our Vice-president’s persistent efforts have paid off. WBII has become a member of NVR, Nederlandse Vrouwen Read, (Dutch Women’s Council) , a body that brings together some 50 different womens organisations from the Netherlands. […]

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Photobook about depression

The Prachtmens Foundation (Stichting Prachtmens) is working on a photoproject about depression since February 2016. They are making a photobook and exposition about 17 people that are suffering from depression. The goal is to get less stigma and more understanding about this disease. Prachtmens started a crowdfunding campagne, to get the finances for making the […]

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WBII joins the NVR – The Netherlands Women’s Council

Earlier this year, in an effort to reach out more into the community so that WBII could be more closely connected to Dutch organizations that support women’s entrepreneurship, Julie Kennedy and Charlene Lambert made contact with the NVR.  The NVR is the premier organization in The Netherlands that represents women’s issues to the Dutch government, […]

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PDW Powerful Pitching Review

On Thursday the 29th of September, Jonathan Talbott, founder of Talbott International Presentations, held a very insightful workshop on Pitching. Pitching is way more than “Elevator” pitch or the “1-minute” pitch. There are many different ways to pitch and we need another kind of pitch for every person we talk to. In order to make […]

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Review on Networking meeting October: Success with Mastermind Groups

On 27th November 2016, WBII members met on another networking event and turned it into a quite special one. This time there was no guest speaker, since WBII members organised a different but quite informative evening. Mastermind Groups During the second part of our event, we had the chance to hear from Teresa Moynihan and […]

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Explain your Anger, don’t Express it

-Why would anger be expressed in an explosive and not in a positive way? Anger is a healthy human emotion used as a natural response to real and unavoidable problems in our lives. Experiencing it can be liberating and even positive. -Do you know how many emotions are hiding behind your angry face? Excessive or […]

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How to easily settle in The Hague

Entering a new place can be exciting and at the same time overwhelming. Finding out where to find answers to our questions takes time and energy. Have you ever thought “if only I would have known this earlier…”? With my “5 Steps to ENJOY you life in The Hague” programme I welcome internationals with open […]

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