Aleid Offerhaus is a nature guide and lives in Amstelveen. She writes columns for the Dutch Institute for Nature Education and Sustainability (IVN).
Singer and vocal coach
Evi De Jean, singer and vocal coach, grew up in Bermuda, Israël and Antwerpen and settled down in Amsterdam, for her love.
Jennifer van Balkom
Jennifer van Balkom had the perfect life: a longtime relationship, an international job, a big lease car, an amazing house and garden with a dog – complete with the white picket fence. But her soul was aching for something else. She was a shadow of herself. Her burning passions and desires flatlined even after achieving everything that was expected of her. She wanted to shine and sparkle but she didn’t know how.
Jeroen de Graaf
Master in Bodylanguage
Jeroen de Graaf is a certified expert in body language. He analyses videos and interviews. In workshops and seminars he makes people aware of the impact of non verbal communication.
Professor in Membrane Materials and Processes
With over 15 years of experience in the field of polymer membrane design, characterization and application, Kitty Nijmeijer leads the research group Membrane Materials and Processes that focuses on design and development of polymer membranes to separate molecular mixtures for sustainable processes. Her research expertise focuses on the fundamentals of membrane chemistry and morphology to control mass transport in macroscopic applications. It combines and integrates material science and process technology. Water and Energy are the main application areas with a strong focus on recovery and reuse of resources, the valorisation of waste streams and energy efficient processes in the context of a sustainable circular economy.
He is a filmmaker and a creator of new ideas. He is also director of the Happy Motion foundation.
Rinie Hoeks has been an English teacher at Dutch high schools for over 25 years. She researched and developed study material for children with dyslexia. She believes that schools should pay more attention to spelling education.
Ritika Mehra is founder of Bridging The Gap Foundation, an expatriate organization founded in Amstelveen whose aim is to integrate the expatriate Indian community with the local Indian and Dutch communities in the Netherlands.
Roy Groot works at a daycare center. He is a child coach and thinks we can learn a lot from children. He believes we should be more in touch with each other with actual attention.
Chief editor of Public transport magazine
Vincent Wever is chief editor of OV Magazine which is a Dutch Public Transport magazine. He beliefs we should consider less usage of our car and start walking or cycling as this will improve our social life.