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Successful closure of the Georgian programme

By Karen Kammeraat | 2 November 2018

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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Photo exhibition ‘Women entrepreneurs taking the lead’

By Yvette van Dok | 2 November 2018

                            To put together a photo exhibition of our brilliant entrepreneurs has been on my wish list for years. And this summer it happened! I had the opportunity to travel through Georgia with photographer Michel Marang. It was well worth the effort!…

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Running with talent

By Karen Kammeraat | 2 November 2018

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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Talent makes new friends

By Yvette van Dok | 2 November 2018

Once you discover your own talent, something special happens to you. And not only to you. Things change when you discover the talent of the other. The chemistry of the relationship alters when two talents meet, and friendship can arise. Some examples from Georgia. Natalia eagerly entered the room and embraced Tamar so warmly that it…

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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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