Reaching Out

Reaching Out

We are all currently finding ourselves in the midst of an extremely challenging global health crisis, where life as we knew it has dramatically changed. With schools and businesses shuttered, travel halted, meetings cancelled, and obliged to stay at home, we may all...

Entrepreneurship and EU Gender Equality

Entrepreneurship and EU Gender Equality

With International Women’s Day on March 8, I was planning to write an article related to that topic. Last Thursday evening, at 11.30 p.m., just as I was about to nod off, I checked my inbox one last time and found the announcement of the new EU Gender Equality...

WBII Board Update

WBII Board Update

Background and Board of Management As a registered not-for-profit foundation, WBII is required by law to have a Board of Directors. Several years ago, when our (paid) office manager moved to Spain, and when at about the same time, two former board members stepped...

Visiting the Feel at Home Fair 2020

Visiting the Feel at Home Fair 2020

Last Sunday, the WBII was at the Feel at Home Fair in The Hague It was a very busy fair with over 5000 visitors  and the WBII was once again represented by an amazing team volunteers: Darina Veen, Johanne Bade, Jo Parfitt, Lisa Hall, Manuela Damant, Moran Greenwald,...

How not to be vanilla

How not to be vanilla

Or how to be Pistachio with Pepper The evening started with the amazing Dymphna giving a welcome speech and setting everyone with good energy to kick off the event. The first speaker of the night was Kalpee Howard, who gave her 10 min speech “Living Well Unlocked”....

Girlpower exhibition and meetup with IWGN

Girlpower exhibition and meetup with IWGN

Today members of the WBII met with the International Women's Networking Group in Rotterdam to take in an exhibition celebrating female athletes from the last 100 years who have originated from Rotterdam. It was so interesting to see the differences from 100 years ago...

2020 isn’t only about eyesight!

2020 isn’t only about eyesight!

Welcome back, and Happy 2020! While ‘20/20’ is a term used to measure normal visual acuity, January 2020 for entrepreneurs must also be the perfect moment to fine-tune our ‘business vision’, and align our mission and strategy to ensure that they can be implemented for...

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....