It’s all about the process

It’s all about the process

This month, Charlene updates us on how the Women Entrepreneurship Platform is raising the profile and issues of women farmers through virtual teamwork and collaboration. The process has been started via a webinar which culminated in a proposal for a cross-commission...

WBII’s new inside connection to the Dutch Women’s Council

WBII’s new inside connection to the Dutch Women’s Council

This month, Charlene introduces us to one of our newest members, Garcia Stans. Garcia is a financial business coach and also serves as the treasurer of the NVR (Dutch Women’s Council). She tells us why there is still a need for this organization that advocates for...

Do women entrepreneurs have a role to play in the Green Deal? 

Do women entrepreneurs have a role to play in the Green Deal? 

This month, Charlene highlights how the European Green Deal and the European Recovery Plan have great relevance for women entrepreneurs through showcasing a social enterprise business of one of our own members, Aleyda Santos. She argues that programmes to level the...

Women in Business: Q&A with Petra Fisher of Petra Fisher Consulting

Women in Business: Q&A with Petra Fisher of Petra Fisher Consulting

We ask our members to share a few thoughts: to introduce themselves to fellow members, and those who are interested in our community. In this instalment, we interview Petra Fisher of Petra Fisher Consulting. Tell us about your business: I work with entrepreneurs to...

Women in Business: Q&A with Ipek Kotan of Studio Ipek Kotan

Women in Business: Q&A with Ipek Kotan of Studio Ipek Kotan

We ask our members to share a few thoughts: to introduce themselves to fellow members, and those who are interested in our community. In this instalment, we interview Ipek Kotan of Studio Ipek Kotan. Tell us about your business: I'm a ceramic artist working with...

Financial support for the self-employed during extended lockdown

Financial support for the self-employed during extended lockdown

Follow-up on TOZO (Temporary bridging scheme for self-employed workers) Recently, WBII’s Advisory Board member Sinead Hewson brought an article to our attention that she received from ZZP Nederland, a Dutch association representing sole-traders. The article highlights...