Saying goodbye to 2020

Even though it’s been a demanding year in many respects, I’m gratefully looking back at 2020. Covid-19 couldn’t stop the enthusiastic impact-driven creative/social entrepreneurs and innovators that I met during my courses, masterclasses, projects, advisory work.

Like Stijn van Kreij of Butterfly Effect NLCristina Pojoga and colleagues at Consolid8 Crowdfunding in Romania, Joeri van de RietBuurtgids, ‘Happy Soups’ students at CityLab Haarlem, Hogeschool Inholland / Inholland University of Applied SciencesJeanita BerkhoutEphrem Tesfay and all the other pioneers in the Life Long Living program, Nikolett Madai, the team of ResortecsAlina Bassi of Kleiderly and the other semi-finalists of the European Social Innovation CompetitionFrank Wolff and Josje SchonagenStichting Drop-InnOkrah Donkor at TripleThreat, Astrid Clemens and Helen Couwenberg, Het Stadsparadijs, and the innovative students at 3ID LABSArteveldehogeschool.

And all the others, colleagues, partners, clients like Peggy van SchijndelJanneke VervloedBen KaelenJoris van BallegooijenRonald KleverlaanNiels Bosma and Utrecht University team, Karel VanderpoortenWolfgang Spiess-KnaflMyrna WiggersDidi SpieksmaSander Limonard and my former colleagues at Kennisland. I could go on…

Thanks for all the inspiring moments! Let’s keep up the Spirit in 2021!