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  • Based in The Hague, the international city of Peace and Justice.
  • Thematic areas: International cooperation, peace and justice, global citizenship, gender equality, youth leadership.
  • Fundraising: Institutional fundraising, leadership giving, fundraising strategies.
  • Communications and marketing: Strategy development, content marketing, social media marketing, CMS (WordPress), data visualization, storytelling, search engine optimization (SEO), Google analytics.
  • Working languages: English and Dutch.


  • Founder of Acronyms.
  • Proactive and innovative approach.
  • Committed to clarity and effectiveness in international communications.
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  • Fundraising: Successful funding proposals for numerous multiannual programs in The Netherlands and abroad. Awarded the title of Young Fundraising Talent in 2014.
  • Nonprofit communications: Strategy development for both young and established organizations; social media marketing; content development.
  • Program and partnership development: Setting up partnerships as part of fundraising and event management with non-governmental organizations, universities and foundations.
  • Event management: Main organizer of a series of international conferences with up to 800 participants; with Mr. Kofi Annan as keynote speaker; at the Peace Palace; at the University for Peace in Costa Rica.


  • 2018: Relations Manager, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency
  • 2016 – 2017: Development Officer, The Hague Institute for Global Justice.
  • 2011 – 2015: Project manager, HOPE XXL Foundation / Youth leadership and global citizenship.
    Institutional fundraising, event management, partnership building, web management, social media marketing, community building.
  • 2011 – 2014: Partnerships Officer, CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality / International cooperation and youth leadership.
    Institutional fundraising, partnership building, project development, international advocacy for youth rights.
  • 2009 – 2010: Policy Officer, Sub-Saharan Africa department / Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Netherlands.
    Policy advice, coordination and analysis regarding relationships between The Netherlands and various countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.


  • 2009 – Now: Ongoing professional development in fundraising and communications.
  • 2007 – 2009: Master of Arts, International Relations and International Organization, University of Groningen.
  • 2005 – 2006: Erasmus program for European students, University of Salamanca, Spain.
  • 2003 – 2007: Bachelor of Arts, International Relations and International Organization, University of Groningen.

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