Curriculum Vitae

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Education

Master of Science in Social and Cultural Anthropology
(magna cum laude)

University of Leuven
2012-2014
Principal subjects: African studies, ethnographic methods
Thesis: “They come with preconceived minds”: The negotiation and contestation of diaspora tourism in Ghana

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences (honors)

University College Maastricht
2009-2012
Principal subjects: media studies, cultural studies, arts

International Baccalaureate

2006-2008
International School of Brussels


Experience

Communications Assistant at DELMIC B.V.

Delft, The Netherlands
September 2015 — present

Translate scientific/technical information into attractive and/or readable content for a wider audience on multiple platforms, and carry out online marketing campaigns to generate new leads.

Tasks:

  • Content writing: SEO writing, blog posts, news items, press releases, emails, landing pages
  • Social media: broadening the reach of the company with consistent social media campaigns across several platforms
  • Graphic design: optimizing content and resources to be in line with the company brand (for examples: click here)
  • Back– and front-end website management, working with CMS

Content Creator at Stichting WORM

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
August 2016 — January 2017

Broaden the outreach of the organization via the extensive use of social media and promotional platforms, working as an intermediary between third parties and an eclectic audience.

Tasks:

  • Write promotional texts about events related to music, art, and culture, and create the “after story”
  • Interview resident artists at the organization
  • Maintain a regular presence on various social media platforms

Content Marketeer at PROCENTEC

Wateringen, The Netherlands
September 2016 — December 2016

Create written content in both Dutch and English about industrial automation.

Tasks:

  • Write “success stories” about the company’s products, promotional texts, and product descriptions
  • Create social media posts that are relevant in industrial automation to be posted at regular intervals

Communications Assistant at The Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation

Leiden, The Netherlands
April 2015 — September 2015

Design and draft communication materials for a non-profit organization.

Tasks:

  • Design posters and other visual communication
  • Manage the organization’s presence on social media
  • Work closely with writers to manage and edit the “student blog”
  • Optimize the official website
  • Design, manage, and write texts for the 2014 annual report

Dutch to English Translator (Freelance)

The Netherlands
March 2015 — September 2015

Through a professional agency, translate texts for various commercial clients from Dutch to English

Communications and Administrative Assistant at International Centre for Parliamentary Studies

February 2012 – June 2012
Brussels, Belgium

Create external communication materials and organize conference logistics in preparation for and during events.

Tasks:

  • Create brochures, badges, and website content
  • Create content to be distributed to participants after the events
  • Conduct research for future conferences organized by the Centre

Communications Intern at the International School of Brussels

September 2008 – December 2008
Brussels, Belgium

Write and internal and external communications materials, and perform various administrative tasks for the communications office.


Projects

Collaborator and Writer for Interact Magazine for Europe

March 2013 – January 2014
Leuven, Belgium and international

Tasks:

  • Contribute to the development of a youth-led, seasonal publication on a European-wide level, the goals of which are to support intercultural and interfaith dialogue
  • Write articles to be published in the magazine (to view these articles, see my collection of written works)

Culture Editor and Writer for THE VOICE: International Student Magazine

November 2012 – January 2013
Leuven, Belgium

Tasks:

  • Edit and manage the Culture section of the magazine
  • Write articles to be published in the magazine (to view these articles, see my collection of written works)

Volunteering

Student Representative
Standing Educational Committee for Social Sciences

February 2013 – August 2014
Leuven, Belgium

Represent all anthropology students at the University of Leuven to work toward the improvement of the anthropology program through regular contact with professors and students.