On Tuesday 21 May 2019, I attended my second OMHE (Online Media in Higher Education) event, hosted by Erasmus University Rotterdam. OMHE is a collaboration between the universities of Leiden, Delft and Rotterdam but all are welcome. I went on behalf of The Hague University of Applied Sciences. For the opening keynote, Jonathan Tinnacher from … Continue reading 2019 OMHE Online Media in Higher Education
On Saturday 9 February 2019, I attended the first Facebook Community Leadership Circle in Amsterdam. Held at the beautiful and super cool Impact Hub Amsterdam, it was an inspiring and interesting event. Of the 16 community leaders that attended, we calculated that our communities together total almost two million members! This event provided us with … Continue reading Facebook Community Leadership Circles Amsterdam #1
For more than a decade, countless community groups around the world have used Facebook to connect with each other, plan events and share ideas and information. Until now, community admins have needed to learn how to do this online, often on their own. Recently Facebook have created a programme to recognise and support the important … Continue reading Facebook Community Leadership Circles
This post is part of a series about communities I have either created or have been a part of. Connecting Women has been bringing together internationally minded women in The Hague, The Netherlands for over 20 years! It has been one of my favourite communities, where I have made many friends and learned a lot. … Continue reading Connecting Women The Hague
In the past, I've been a member of Toastmasters and found it to be a fantastic way to improve my speaking and leadership skills and confidence. I started as a member of the Young Achievers Toastmasters group in Brisbane, way back in the late 90's, and still have some friends today from that club. One, … Continue reading New Toastmasters communication and leadership group – HUT (The) Hague University Toastmasters
Community I founded, details here soon
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Though the official name is the Kids Medieval Fun Day, I think I had just as much fun as my four year old today. There was a huge range of great things to see and do - from princess hat making to belly dancing, puppet shows to sword fighting and much much more. But even more imporantly, all the things I usually dread at large scale family events - parking, toilets and buying food - were a breeze. What a wonderfully orchestrated and entertaining event.
A school hall transformed into an authentic medieval banquet hall for more than 300 people? As a volunteer waitress for the 2011 Abbey Medieval Festival Banquet, I had the increadible experience of being there from start to finish of this fantastic event.