Member of the Oxford Diplomatic Society Board of Excellencies (2022)

The Oxford Diplomatic Society (OxDiplo) brings together people from diverse fields with a common interest in diplomacy. Through guest speakers and networking events, OxDiplo explores what diplomacy entails in the 21st century. OxDiplo aims to share ideas and discussions held by experts to advance the understanding of diplomacy. Through its network and events, OxDiplo strives to set the agenda for diplomacy.

Oxford Diplomatic Society

Member-select ‘SER TopVrouwen’ (2022) – Social and Economic Council The Netherlands

The Social and Economic Council (SER) advises the Dutch government and Parliament on social and economic policy. The SER also brings together various different parties to reach agreements on societal issues. In addition, the SER has administrative and legal tasks, such as promoting employee participation.

Social Economical Council

Worldconnector (Worldconnectors, affiliate Earth Charter) (2020)

Worldconnectors is a think-tank composed of members from a variety of sectors, such as politics, business and civil society, who represent different backgrounds and age groups. The Worldconnectors focus their attention on themes related to international sustainability issues (United Nations Sustainable Development Goals / UN Agenda 2030) and global citizenship.


Member-select of the United Nations Senior Women Talent Pipeline (2020)

SWTP at the UN Secretariat is working to ensure gender parity by creating a dedicated talent pool of qualified female candidates for Un Senior level positions (P5, D1 and D2) in UN Peace Operations. SWTP is a key element in the UN Secretary-General’s System-Wide Gender Parity Strategy

United Nations Senior Women Talent Pipeline (UNSWTP)

Ambassador Diversity & Inclusion (2019)

Royal Netherlands Armed Forces

Koninklijke Landmacht

‘Partnering for Peace’ Fellow Baker Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies (2019 – 2022)

Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA, US, Academic Fellowship – Peace and Conflict Studies PACS

Baker Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies at Juniata College

Nominated ‘Women in the Media’ Award (2017)

Mediaplatform VIDM (Vrouwen in de Media)

Vrouwen in de Media (VIDM)

Medal Holder ‘Pro Pace Unum’ European Union United for Peace (2011)

European Union External Action Services (EEAS); Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC)

European Union External Action

‘Ambassador for Peace’ Award (2010)

Universal Peace Federation

Universal Peace Federation (UPF) Ambassadors for Peace

Top-100 ‘Most Influential Dutch Women’ (2010)

‘Opzij’ Magazine

Opzij (est. 1972)

United Nations Special Representative on Women ‘Women, Peace, Security’ (2010)

By Appointment of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of The Netherlands

VN Vrouwenvertegenwoordiger (est. 1947)

Top-400 ‘Most Influential Dutch Women’ (2009)

‘Viva’ Magazine

Viva (est. 1973)

Recognition of Remarkable Commitment and Outstanding Contribution to CISV International’s Global Development (2009)

CISV International

CISV International (est. 1950) – UNESCO Partner – Status with the European Council – Candidate Member European Youth Forum

‘Talent in International Development’ Award (2008)

Dutch Society for International Affairs

Nederlands Genootschap Internationale Zaken (NGIZ) (est. 1945)

Holder ‘Pact of Schokland Millennium Development Goals Accord’ (2007)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of The Netherlands – Accord # 47 (Access to Higher Education)

United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) (est. 2000)