About Us

From January 2021 on Female Ventures continues as a non profit foundation ‘Stichting Female Ventures‘. As a foundation with a newly installed Board we aim to expand from an initiative to a sustainable organisation. Together with all volunteers we continue to support ambitious female founders and professionals and have a mission to bridge the gap in diversity and inclusion.


Our Team

We are a team of 3 cross generational board members representing founders and professionals working in SME’s and Corporates. We plan to grow and professionalize the organisation and expand our ways of funding.

We have a mission to make our offerings welcoming and available to a large community of talented women that want to carefully plan and develop their career.

Want to join our movement and partner with us ?

Then send us an email to dieuwke@femaleventures.nl


Wanda Stevens

“Female Ventures is an organization supporting ambitious women to connect and get inspired to lead their personal journey. With my experience as City Coordinator of team Amsterdam over the last three years, I am looking forward to further develop and grow the organization, in order to support women to get inspired, learn and make a next step in their careers.”

Annemarie Reynolds

“Our events are important in supporting, connecting with and inspiring women in their professional lives. I am proud to be able to contribute to make this happen, so other women will have more opportunities to advance their careers.”

Dieuwke Hoogland

“To see Female Ventures evolving from just an initiative in 2016 to a sustainable organisation is a great achievement of all our volunteers. I can’t wait to see us expand our programming, our city chapters and collaborate with new and international partners.“

Board member – Fundraising

In order to further professionalize the Female Ventures organization and secure its continuation in future Stichting Female Ventures has a vacancy for a new board member. Female Ventures is a female networking organization which started in 2016, and is currently active in 5 cities in the Netherlands. With around 700 members Female Ventures is an active community of supportive women that want to make an impact in their individual careers, in society and in the economy by networking events, inspirational speakers and a mentor program. All 40 volunteers are driven by our mission to empower each other by inspiration, education and networking. In order to secure our growth and professionalization we focus on building a sustainable independent organization. Fundraising and building strong partnerships is an important pillar for the future of Female Ventures. The new board member will join the current Board members Dieuwke Hoogland, Wanda Stevens and Annemarie Reynolds, who resp. focus on Growth, Vision/Mission and Finance.  We are looking for an individual with experience, expertise in building partner- and sponsorships, grants and subsidy application and enthusiasm for DEI.  Profile:
  • Active and supportive to ‘Diversity, Gender, Inclusion’ in a positive, non activist way
  • Experience / understanding of working with volunteers
  • Experience / knowledge of legal Dutch entity ‘Stichting’ ie non profit foundation and the governance around it
  • Experience in setting up fundraising plans for NGO’s, social good organisations
  • Having a valuable network and willingness to open this up for Female Ventures
  • International orientation with positive mindset, experience and culture
  • Ready to build, develop and scale the organisation in a ‘can do’ approach.
  • Availability on weekly basis of 1 - 2 hours.
Interested in this new position ? Then send an email to: dieuwke@femaleventures.nl Note: If you are interested but you consider yourself not a full match with our profile description please reach out to us for a chat.

Join our team

Currently we are a group of more than 40 volunteers. Active in City teams, in marketing, finance, strategy and IT.  If you feel inspired and driven to invest in empowering women than feel free to reach out to us. Working with likeminded women will inspire on a personal and professional level. 

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