Blogs 2020

Let’s talk: Edine Russel

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In the months running up to the main event we have spoken to various inspiring women on topical issues: Marieke Blom, Chief Economist at ING, Wassila Hatchchi, former politician and the founder of Mindvalley Nederland, Maartje Laterveer, journalist and writer. We are finishing off the ‘Let’s Talk’- series with Edine Russel, Editor in Chief of […]

Blogs 2018

KOVACS closes TEDxAmsterdamWomen in style

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To say that musician Sharon Kovacs, better known as KOVACS, is an enigmatic phenomenon is an understatement. Her wicked allure and strong voice are a force to be reckoned with. This powerful individual was the perfect artist to close TEDxAmsterdamWomen 2018. Her EP called ‘My Love’ was an instant hit in Europe. It was no […]

Blogs 2018

Ingrid van Engelshoven: Free choice is free of gender

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The Dutch Minister of Education, Culture and Science, Ingrid van Engelshoven, shared a very personal speech on the TEDxAmsterdamWomen stage about gender stereotypes. Her childhood in Belgium made her aware of the consequences of being a “foreigner”, but it also gave her the opportunity to see the Netherland’s with an outsider’s perspective. Her talk began […]