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Assistance required! Photo exposition Georgian women entrepreneurs

By Karen Kammeraat | 26 June 2018

Yvette was so impressed by the beauty of the Georgian women entrepreneurs and the countryside that she decided she cannot wait till our training in October 2018. She will travel to Georgia in July 2018 for her summer holidays. Well, holidays … she will also spend one day training the members of our partner, the…

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Message with talent

By Yvette van Dok | 26 June 2018

Last week I received a message from Eggie Chiromo, a participant in our Brilliant Entrepreneur programme in Zimbabwe. Her message was a real gift. A message with many beautiful lessons. ‘Dear Madam, I feel I should let you know my achievements so far. Through your teachings and advice, my business is doing well and I…

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Successful visit Georgian entrepreneurs

By Karen Kammeraat | 26 June 2018

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

By Karen Kammeraat | 26 June 2018

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!

By Karen Kammeraat | 11 April 2018

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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Talent uncovered

By Yvette van Dok | 11 April 2018

‘Walk more slowly, then you see more’. I came across this sentence last week and I tried it out immediately. My conclusion is that it is true!  If I walk more slowly, I can hear the birds sing, see the tulips coming up in my garden and have a chat with my 3 year old…

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Making finance work for women entrepreneurs

By Karen Kammeraat | 11 April 2018

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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A new talent year!

By Yvette van Dok | 12 January 2018

A new year. We have been gifted with another 365 days. They comprise no less than 31,536,000 seconds. That really sounds like a lot. And very precise. At least, this is how it seems to be.  Time is a strange phenomenon. And not half as precise as you think. We try to control our time…

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We are going to Georgia!

By Karen Kammeraat | 12 January 2018

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

By Karen Kammeraat | 12 December 2017

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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