Posts by Karen Kammeraat

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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Making finance work for women entrepreneurs

That was the theme of a Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) and Dutch Development Bank (FMO) conference that looked at closing the gap between financial institutions and women entrepreneurs. The key attendees were 11 women entrepreneurs from developing and emerging economies. Three of them were trained and invited by Brilliant Entrepreneur! The spotlight was on these…

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We are going to Georgia!

We are delighted that we won a tender put out by the Netherlands Agency for Entrepreneurship (RVO)! They were looking for an organisation to train 15 women SME entrepreneurs in Georgia – the country in the Caucasus, not the U.S. state – and to prepare them for a trade mission to the Netherlands. We submitted…

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Order a pin and support refugees

Brilliant Entrepreneur and jewellery designer Lumani Qusus recently moved from Jordan to Canada. That doesn’t mean that she forgot her home country, on the contrary! Together with an international team she started The Pin Project. The pin is designed by Jenny Bird and made by refugees, displaced persons or returnees all over the world, among…

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We are not alone

We are not alone was the beautiful conclusion of a group of female leaders from different Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) countries after a week’s visit to the Netherlands. In October we had the honour to provide our Brilliant Entrepreneur training to a group of very diverse women. What they all had in common…

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