Freedom | Through Empowerment Women Entrepreneurs
19:15 Intro Panel
19:35 Panel Discussion
Facilitator : Maaike de Reuver
Sarah Symons | Made by survivors | is the Founder and Executive Director of Made By Survivors, an international non-profit fighting human trafficking and slavery with empowerment, education and employment. Over the past ten years, Sarah and Made by Survivors have helped over 1500 women and children to get out of slavery and poverty, and to build safe, independent lives.
Edith Kroese | Avance Impact | Edith Kroese founded Avance Impact in 2002. She has over 15 years experience in evaluation and impact studies for social organizations, enterprises and impact financiers. Edith is specialized in the development of systems that allow organizations to monitor their impact themselves. In recent years she supervised a large number of leading civil society organizations and social enterprises with the support of their impact.
Yasemin Tümer | studied social sciences and in the eighties she made programs for Turkish radio programs. After that, she became director of the Women's vocational school Informatica Amsterdam, project manager and director of projects and sales at DHV in Amersfoort and director at KPMG. In 2006 and 2007 she was interim director of the NPS. In recent years Yasemin focuses on coaching female entrepreneurship in the Netherlands and worldwide through the United Success Foundation.
Lucy Mungala | Programme Development Manager Women's Empowerment Hivos. Hivos believes that all women and girls should have control over their lives and be able to actively participate in social, political and economic spheres, so we work tirelessly with various human rights instruments in support of communities’ and countries’ efforts towards gender equality.