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News from WBII

Networking Review: An introduction to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Have you heard about the updated Privacy law which comes into effect on the 25th May this year? Have you thought about how it might impact your business? If you were at our networking on April 19th, you would have been thankful that Bieneke Braat from Legal Tree took us step by step through the […]

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Networking Review: Get your bookkeeping questions answered

WBII networking 22 March 2018: Get your bookkeeping questions answered Tax returns as an act of empowerment? Your balance sheet as a statement of your independence? I can’t say I’ve ever considered my quarterly and yearly bookkeeping tasks in such a light. Have you? Well, if you were at the WBII March networking event on […]

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WEP Platform Reconciliation of Work and Family Life (Directive)

LOOKING FOR FEEDBACK FOR OUR PARTNER WEP! Last year, the European Commission published a proposal on a directive on work-life balance for parents and carers. Currently, the European Commission’s directive is being discussed in the European Parliament. The Employment Committee (EMPL) is the lead Committee in charge of reviewing the proposal. The FEMM Committee is an associated […]

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Women in Business: Q&A with Lisa Hall of Lemonberry

We ask our members share a few thoughts: to introduce themselves to fellow members, and those who are interested in our community. In this installment, we interview Lisa Hall of Lemonberry. Tell us about your business: This small creative design studio based in Den Haag/The Hague works with small businesses either developing their brand from the […]

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Networking Review: Using Instagram for business and 6 steps to get started!

Instagram goes a long way to creating buzz, traffic and even revenue when you get the formula just right. Welcomed by a room full of members and guests, Luba Fateeva gave an insightful talk about the power of having an engaging and popular Instagram account with regards to increasing chances to promote services, sell products, […]

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Feel at Home Fair 2018: Start Your Own Business Workshop

Have you thought about starting your own business and do not know where to begin? Two successful entrepreneurs from Women’s Business Initiative International will run this 30 min interactive workshop and share their experience with attendees. To register, go to the Feel at Home Website. Turn up early to secure your seat and be prepared to participate!  […]

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SYOB Review: Start Your Own Business Seminar November 16, 2017

Some 21 participants coming from wide variety of backgrounds attended the 5th and latest edition of the WBII’s Start Your Own Business Seminar (SYOB) held from 6 – 10 p.m. at the World Trade Centre in The Hague. The seminar is held at least twice per year by the Women’s Business Initiative International (WBII) to […]

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PDW Review: Negotiation for Success

by Teresa Moynihan On 30th November 2017, Jonathan Talbott of Talbott International Presentations (TIP) delivered yet another successful Professional Development Workshop for the WBII entitled `Negotiation for Success’. Many members of WBII know Jonathan from his pitching and debating workshops, his work with TEDx speakers as well as his negotiation and persuasive skills which he […]

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Networking Review: Everything you always wanted to know (and ask) about hacks and cracks

by Emma England On 23rd November, Mary-Jo de Leeuw, an associate partner at Revnext, expert on cybersecurity and innovation, and active supporter of women in business and STEM, gave an engaging, humorous, and occasionally terrifying talk on cybersecurity. Everything, simply everything, is connected “Everything you always wanted to know (and ask) about hacks and cracks” […]

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WBII Highlights of October Board Meeting

WBII Executive Board Meeting – October 24, 2017 The WBII Executive Board met on Tuesday, October 24, in place of the planned scheduled meeting on November 7. The next Board Meeting will be on Nov. 14, which is also the day of the WBII Open House from 10 a.m. – 12 noon. The last meeting […]

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Networking Review: The Lonely Entrepreneur

by Teresa Moynihan On 26th October, Vassia Sarantopoulou, Counselor-Psychologist and Founder of The Anti-Loneliness Project, gave us an inspiring talk and presentation entitled `The Lonely Entrepreneur’: a particularly relevant feeling that we, as sole business owners, experience on a daily basis. From Greek mythology Vassia started by sharing the story of Odyseus’ difficult journey of […]

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