Posts by Karen Kammeraat

Photo exposition at RVO opens Tuesday 5 March

During their visit to Georgia in July 2019, Yvette van Dok and Michel Marang took beautiful pictures of the Georgian Brilliant Entrepreneurs. The pictures are already exposed in the hallway leading to the Netherlands Embassy and now they will also be exhibited at the offices of RVO. As a warming up to International Women’s Day…

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An organic agriculture internship

When Marika from Georgia indicated that one of her big wishes was to do an internship on a farm in the Netherlands, Yvette started reaching out to her agricultural contacts. As a result, Marika arrived last week in the Netherlands and she is now learning and working at Twiskorganic, a organic fruit farm run by…

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Karen wrote a book (in Dutch). Order it now!

For the Dutch readers: Karen wrote the book ‘Gewoon Goed!’ Read on and order the first edition! Besides her work for Brilliant Entrepreneur, Karen is very committed to creating more awareness on sustainable consumption in the Netherlands. Buying the ‘right’ goods can contribute to a better world, where nature and human beings are respected. Many…

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Brilliant Entrepreneur Baia made it to Forbes magazine

Baia from Georgia, who participated in the Brilliant Entrepreneur project in 2018, was selected as of one the ’30 under 30 Europe’ list by Forbes. Baia is only 25 years old. She grew up on a family wine farm in the western part of Georgia, where her family is already growing grapes and producing wine…

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Successful closure of the Georgian programme

In the first week of October, Yvette and Karen travelled to Tbilisi to close the Brilliant Entrepreneur programme that we started March this year. It was a happy reunion. We were pleased to see the women entrepreneurs again and they too were pleased to be among their colleague entrepreneurs again. Over the last half year,…

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Running with talent

On Sunday 21 October, 10 sporty young women from Palestine took part in the Amsterdam Marathon and ran half a marathon. For some of them, it was the first time they ran 21 kms, and they all made it to the finish! As the women are running with a purpose, they were invited by the Netherlands…

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Successful visit Georgian entrepreneurs

From 13 to 19 May, 15 Georgian women entrepreneurs visited the Netherlands. And what a great week it was! Brilliant Entrepreneur opened the week with a full day of training. First, we caught up on all the developments and progress the women had experienced over the last three months. Their talent clearly helped them to…

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GDPR

Just like all other European organisations, we made our privacy policy more explicit in order to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The idea of the regulation is to make the privacy policy as accessible as possible by using ‘normal’ language that is understandable for the target group. It’s up to you…

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14 May: Meet the Georgian entrepreneurs!

Georgian women entrepreneurs will come to the Netherlands in May. Would you like to meet these Brilliant Entrepreneurs? Do not miss this opportunity on Monday 14 May from 5.00 to 7.00 p.m. at the Pier in Scheveningen/The Hague! The Georgian entrepreneurs will welcome you by presenting you with their best pitches. There will be drinks…

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