Inge Zweerts de Jong
Suzy Oge
Charlotte Meindersma
Vanessa Prins
Madeleine van der Steege

Carpe DiemI want you to know that there are few things in life that matter. I also want you to know that most of what you are TOLD matters, doesn’t.

What really matters is that you are clear inside yourself what matters to you.

And it matters that you keep that voice listened to. That you really, deeply look after that voice and tend to it every single day. As you do, with time, you will be able to live your whole life knowing exactly which way you are going and why, joyfully.

Your beauty and your brilliance are within you, they always were and they always will be.

Your brilliance is like a compass, guiding your actions and your deeds. When you tend to that inner brilliance, you will be living joyfully and helping others to do the same.

Your beauty lies in the doing of your brilliance and sharing that gift with the world.

I hold you to this; ask yourself how you can best serve humanity, and ask yourself what your unique talents are. Find whatever it is that you and only you do more brilliantly than any other human being on earth, and DO it!

The rest will follow.

Vanessa SmithBy Vanessa Jane Smith

European Funding opportunities and how to apply

7 July 2014

We were delighted to welcome Severina Scarnecchia to speak at our June networking evening. Severina is an EU Government Affairs Independent consultant. Currently she is a Senior Advisor of Avisa Partners and is working for several clients in the field of Environment, Health & Research & Innovation. Many of us were new to the topic of European […]

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The launch of

18 June 2014

Two of our members: Natasha Bonnevalle and Barbara Piper, have joined hands and developed something completely new: Lifeshops. This summer they are starting a series of monthly lifeshops for women. Their focus is on awareness, reflection, change, and personal growth. Not just another ordinary lecture or motivational talk, no this will be about getting your […]

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Summer is knocking on the door – time for reflection and planning ahead

16 June 2014
Akkie Okma

What an amazing year the City of The Hague has been going through! Last November, we celebrated the 200-year anniversary of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. We had President Obama in front of the “Boogie Woogie” – the famous painting of Mondrian at the Gemeentemuseum – when he was here to attend the Nucleair Summit. […]

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News from the WBII Boardroom

16 June 2014
WBII office building

We are very excited to announce that Lisa Hall will serve as the next Chairwoman of the Executive Board of the WBII. Lisa has been the driver of many crucial initiatives over the past 2 years and has been instrumental in steering WBII on it’s current track of success. We applaud Lisa for stepping up […]

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Calling all budding or professional photographers, and artists!

12 June 2014
WBII International Community Calendar 2015

Would you like your artwork and/or photographs to be featured in the WBII International Community Calendar 2015? There are 13 spaces available (one per month, plus the front page). Your credit line (usually your name) will appear along with the image. The theme for 2015 is “The Melting Pot of The Hague“, featuring images of […]

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Special offer for New Members this Summer!

4 June 2014
WBII Summer Special

Thinking of joining the WBII? Now is a great time to start your membership, we have a fabulous Summer Special for you! Join the WBII in June, don’t pay until September – that’s three months free if you join today!  Curious to see if we’re the right business network for you? Come and meet some of our members […]

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