Josette Dijkhuizen (NL)
As an entrepreneur and endowed professor, Josette connects science with practice in the field of entrepreneurship. Her knowledge, experience and network is used for the business and personal development of entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs, and by setting up innovative projects which are of societal and economic value. Josette her focus is on corporate entrepreneurship, social and women entrepreneurship, and on the more psychological aspects. In this field she works as a consultant, trainer and speaker for educational institutions, corporates, public sector, and many others. Her passion for entrepreneurship is expressed in books, scientific papers, and presentations. A previous position as UN Women’s Representative for the Netherlands, led to the idea for Krachtbedrijf Foundation, to assist survivors of violence to start-up their business. She received (inter)national awards for her work.