Anita Paalvast
Esther Velzen


WBII Networking Event June: Could it be your time to follow your heart?

  • 27 June 2019
    19:00 - 22:00

Join us for an informal networking evening at the Carlton Ambassador Hotel in The Hague. Share your business experiences and network with our members and other guests. Be sure to bring along your business cards! Could it be your time to follow your heart? How to get out of your head and into your heart (more…)

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WBII Networking – February Lunch: Sushi Morikawa

  • 28 February 2019
    12:00 - 14:00

The fourth Thursday of February, our regular network evening, falls during the school holidays once again this year. As this has become a tradition, we are inviting you to join us for a Japanese lunch at Sushi Morikawa. Fun, informal, and delicious, this is a great opportunity to relax and connect with one another. Space (more…)

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WBII Survey

We want to know what YOU think of the WBII. If you have a moment please complete this survey, talk to us at the Network Meeting in May or June or email us at info@womensbusinessinitiative.net.

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There is no ‘ICK’ in Sales

WBII Networking Event Summary by Colleen Reichrath-Smith According to, Allison Hamilton Rohe of Daily Outfit, sales doesn’t have to be an ‘icky’ part of being an entrepreneur. At the WBII Networking evening on May 18, 2017, she provided practical insights into what sales actually is and how to go about the sales process. Allison explained […]

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Review: April Networking “Collaborate to compete”

How to collaborate to compete by Deborah Valentine, 05 May 2017 This was the topic of Dr. Yang Fan, researcher and lecturer at Webster University at our April networking evening. What she shared with us was not only the results of her own research ad experience in academia and the corporate sector, but also that […]

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The IamExpat Fair comes to The Hague this November 5.

We are pleased to announce the first IamExpat Fair in The Hague, which will take place on Saturday November 5, 2016, at the Grote Kerk.   The meeting place for expats and local businesses The IamExpat Fair is designed to support internationals in the Netherlands, and connect them with local businesses and service providers. This […]

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Highlights from the December WBII Executive Board Meeting 

WBII is powered-up by members and, therefore, you deserve to get a heads-up and know more of what’s going on behind the scenes. To kick off this series of monthly updates, here’s our Top 5 highlights from our December Board meeting. WBII revives Professional Development Workshops (PDWs) Typically, our PDWs are exclusive for members only and […]

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A Visual Impression of the 2nd Starting Your Own Business Seminar

Until the results of the participants’ survey are back and collated, we give you a visual impression of the 2nd Starting Your Own Business Seminar held at the WTC The Hague on 30 April 2015. 30 internationals with ambition to start their own business in the Netherlands came to WTC The Hague to find out […]

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Meet us at the International City Podium event

Tuesday 5 November presents another opportunity for you to meet with some of our members and discover how you can benefit from being a member or sponsor of the Women’s Business Initiative International. We are looking forward to meeting you at the International City Podium event, at New Babylon in The Hague. Come and see what the professional community has on […]

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An exciting year ahead!

The City of The Hague is at the beginning of an exciting period. It has already begun with the celebration of the opening of the Peace Palace 100 years ago. A few more highlights include: In November the city will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the arrival of King Willem 1 in Scheveningen and which […]

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Can I just say something?

An open letter to all, I had started to write this the day that I got the news from Suzy. As you all know, Suzy will be moving to Jakarta in July. This is an exciting new journey and a new chapter for her and her family. Of course, it comes as a shock to […]

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