2019 Rise and Lead Summit The Hague

On 19-20 September 2019, I had the pleasure of both attending and speaking at the Rise & Lead Summit in The Hague. This was the second annual summit, now spread over two days instead of one. I was very disappointed to have to miss the 2018 Rise & Lead Summit due to a back injury. … Continue reading 2019 Rise and Lead Summit The Hague

2019 TU Delft Networking in the Netherlands Workshop (May)

On Saturday 11 May 2019, I had the absolute delight of spending the morning with nine lovely TU (Technical University) Delft international staff members and partners to deliver a workshop on "Networking in the Netherlands". TU Delft is well-known worldwide for their top class educational programmes in fields such as aerospace engineering (where my husband … Continue reading 2019 TU Delft Networking in the Netherlands Workshop (May)

2019 WBII First Impressions on LinkedIn

On Thursday 28 March 2019, I had the absolute pleasure of talking to members of the Women's Business Initiative International in The Hague about First Impressions Online and LinkedIn. Petra Fisher was scheduled for this presentation, but sadly was sick, so Lisa Hall asked me to step in at the last moment. I was previously … Continue reading 2019 WBII First Impressions on LinkedIn

The Road to the TEDx Stage Masterclass Amsterdam

The Road to the TEDx Stage  Exclusive Event Masterclass, TEDx Panel and Boring to Brilliant Book Launch Barbara Rogoski, Senior TEDx speaker coach, invites you to her exclusive event where you can learn the insider secrets for how YOU can bring your story to the TEDx stage. By attending, you will: join a masterclass to learn the … Continue reading The Road to the TEDx Stage Masterclass Amsterdam

Welcome to the Zestee Blog

Welcome to the Zestee blog - this is a treasure trove of nearly a decade of my favourite topics, articles, resources, book reviews, summaries of events I've been to and more.  You can navigate by scrolling, or via the category and archive dropdowns in the sidebar (or below if you are on a mobile device). … Continue reading Welcome to the Zestee Blog

2018 Rise and Lead Women Summit The Hague

Two months from today, on 27 September 2018, I'll be attending and speaking at the Rise and Lead Women Summer in The Hague.  With an amazing list of speakers, you can grab a great deal on early bird tickets, but still get a bargain on full price tickets if you miss out.  Student ticket prices … Continue reading 2018 Rise and Lead Women Summit The Hague

2017 TEDxAmsterdamED

The 2017 TEDxAmsterdamED event was inspiring, educational and FUN!  For full details of the day, along with recordings of the talks, visit the official website here: http://tedxamsterdamed.nl As I'm writing this a while after the event, they have also already published their after movie: https://youtu.be/a8YPOigboHI Here's my memories of the day.... I arrived early on a … Continue reading 2017 TEDxAmsterdamED

2016 Volunteer The Hague Elearning Presentation

On Wednesday 7 December 2016, I had the pleasure of speaking at Volunteer The Hague.  Held at the unique location of The Hague Public Transport Museum, around 100 people attended this event where I spoke about "Create your own Curriculum: Understanding the effect of the Elearning Explosion for Volunteers". Tetyana did an amazing job of co-ordinating this … Continue reading 2016 Volunteer The Hague Elearning Presentation

2016 Code to Change Conference Amsterdam Highlights

This previous post about the 2016 Code to Change Conference Amsterdam gave details about the event and this post now shares some highlights. Celebrating inclusion nd diversity in digital innovations, Code to Change brings together high potential employees and great employers.  The Bootcamp and mentoring programme gives support, skills and direction to women who would … Continue reading 2016 Code to Change Conference Amsterdam Highlights