In conversation with Marjolein Steinebach

In conversation with Marjolein Steinebach

Marjolein Steinebach is the Female Ventures City Coordinator for The Hague and Delft. She took over as City Coordinator at a challenging time – March 2020 to be exact. However, that hasn’t stopped her motivations to uplift business women and host engaging events...

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Interview Delft/The Hague Willemien van Musschenbroek Greve

Interview Delft/The Hague Willemien van Musschenbroek Greve

Female Ventures is there to give support to conscious planning of women’s careers! But who are these women, what is driving them and how do they make their career choices? We kick off a series of interviews with the women of Female Ventures with Willemien van...

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A Women Makes A Plan

A Women Makes A Plan

‘A woman makes a plan’ according to May Musk, the mother of Elon Musk, in her latest book. May brings an inspiring story about ‘out of the box’ thinking parents and shows the bravery to make harsh decisions for her and her kids. May tells us a story of how you can be...

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Female leadership in tough times. Are you resilient enough?

Female leadership in tough times. Are you resilient enough?

Extra-ordinary times ask for leadership on your part. Whether you are in a formal leadership role, or working as a professional in remote modus. Leadership however is not that evident for us women. A lot of us take care of others before we take care of ourselves....

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Diversity and Innovation in Westland

Diversity and Innovation in Westland

Talking to Colinda de Beer; Colinda, can you tell us a bit more about your activities ? ‘I am a business developer for InnovationQuarter,  the regional development agency for the South Holland province in the Netherlands. My focus is facilitate innovation by bringing...

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Building a Relationship With Your Mentor

Building a Relationship With Your Mentor

Written for the Female Ventures Blog by Anne Pleun van Eijsden In this third part of the series about mentors in your business and career, I would like to dive into the topic of how to work with a mentor. Now that the real difficult part of finding a mentor is over,...

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You Need Help! or, How to Find a Mentor

You Need Help! or, How to Find a Mentor

Written for the Female Ventures Blog by Anne Pleun van Eijsden There’s no questioning that as a starting entrepreneur or business woman, you need help. However, sometimes it can be really difficult to know where to start when looking for a mentor. When I started my...

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The one essential tip for starters:  Find a mentor

The one essential tip for starters:  Find a mentor

It’s kind of funny to me, that after only two and a half years of being an entrepreneur, people come to me to ask for advice about their starting business (who, me?). It still feels weird, but I’m always happy to help. Because the start is HARD, man. The...

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Feeling comfortable and safe ?

Feeling comfortable and safe ?

This is the question I asked myself when entering our event location in Amsterdam. And yes it was a hot summer evening and yes high heels may be tiresome… But noticing these pumps on the event floor I realized  that we should take this as a compliment. Many women have...

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Creating Impact

Creating Impact

There are only 10,7 % females in the Dutch boardrooms* and 15% in Supervisory Boards*. So there is much work to be done to help increase these numbers. At Female Ventures we strive to inspire women to make an impact which we believe will help increase the current...

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