WBII – “Year of Growth”

WBII – “Year of Growth”

WBII - Year of GrowthAt the WBII's last networking event of 2019, Erica van Engel closed her presentation - a taster of her masterclass on "Making it happen – set your strategy for 2020", with the following quote: "there is no elevator to success - you have to take...

A Fruitful Year 2019

A Fruitful Year 2019

The holiday season is the perfect time to reflect on the past year, to remind us of all the things that we are thankful for. This has been a fantastic year for WBII, as we have continued to be a valued network for international women entrepreneurs in The Hague region....

10 minute highlight with Johanne Bade

10 minute highlight with Johanne Bade

What do you do if you break your foot and are forced to spend many hours immobile waiting for it to heal? In Johanne Bade’s case, she used her time to think about hormones! Realising that hormones, particularly hormone imbalances, can have a dramatic impact on a...

Make it Happen in 2020

Make it Happen in 2020

Networking review by Johanne Bade Not only this topic, but also this evening’s presenter was for me a personal treat. Taking the time to reflect on this amazing year, and set myself up for success by planning ahead for an equally fantastic 2020 is something that’s...

Need for Affiliation

Need for Affiliation

Affiliation ‘Affiliation’ is a word that is in my working vocabulary and means, according to the Cambridge Dictionary, ‘a connection with a political party or religion, or with a larger organisation’. I recently learned about another use of the word ‘affiliation’...

Something out of nothing

Something out of nothing

Young, poised, driven, grateful and making waves Networking review by Deborah Valentine   What a pleasure, and honour it was for the WBII to have had Sara Kemppainen share with us her story “Something out of nothing: The story of building a Flourishing Network” –...

 Gender Equality in the European Union

 Gender Equality in the European Union

Charlene's Bubble October 2019 Did you know? Next year, we will mark ‘Beijing +25’, which is shorthand for the 25th anniversary signing of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, UN Women’s “Generation Equality: Realizing women’s rights for an equal...

How to Grow and Engage Your Business Audience

How to Grow and Engage Your Business Audience

We kicked off the evening with one of the hottest topics these days (yes, pun intended): climate change. Dymphna, our organiser, mentioned the young environmental activist, Greta Thunberg, whose name was on everybody’s lips this week and urged us to support her (and...

Princesses Day

Princesses Day

Charlene's Bubble September 2019 Welcome back to all!  I’m already unpacking the wool sweaters, and it’s hard to believe that just a few weeks ago, the weather was so hot that we could barely move. How refreshing, though, it is to come back to work after a break, and...