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April 10, 2020
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A chat with Lena Karvovskaya, PhD Community Manager RDM at Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam Can you tell us something about your career and background? My background is in theoretical linguistics, the study of languages. In 2017, I defended my dissertation at Leiden University. Before coming to the Netherlands, I studied linguistics in Berlin and worked as a...

August 16, 2017
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Noleen Ilunga Muleya is a business woman and keynote speaker at the House of Pearls Foundation South Africa. She lives in Johannesburg with her husband, daughter and little cat.    You have worked many years in the corporate world. What has been your experience with gender equality at the workplace?Through the years there have been...

August 4, 2017
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Kirsten Jansen is 38 years old, married and a proud mom of a (almost) 4 year old daughter. She works as Marketing & Communication Manager at Undutchables Recruitment Agency in The Netherlands. How old was your child when you returned to work? I returned to work when my maternity leave was over. My daughter was 4 months old....

June 29, 2017
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Aisha is a 36 year old solicitor who recently launched a legal practice. She lives in The Hague with her Irish boyfriend of 10 years and their 18 month old daughter. She is also a member of The Hague City Council. How old was your daughter when you returned to work? 2 months 2 months –...

June 14, 2017
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Mandie van der Meer is a writer, teacher and editor of ACCESS Magazine – a lifestyle publication for the international community living in The Netherlands. Mandie expects her first child in August this year. She recently sat down with Every Mother Knows to tell us about her passion for writing and new adventure into motherhood.     How...

May 11, 2017
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Natasja is a woman, mother, partner, friend and entrepreneur. She is the founder of Work and Wellbeing, an organisation that helps individuals, companies and entrepreneurs develop their talents and grow via coaching, workshops and other inspiring activities. You have 2 children: 7-year old Michelle and 5-year old Sebastiaan. How old was your first child before...

February 10, 2017
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Julia Ganol is from Zhytomyr, a city located 120 km away from Kiev, Ukraine. A few years ago she moved to The Netherlands with her husband and daughter. She works in the IT industry and recently sat down with Every Mother Knows to tell us her story. How old was your child when you returned to...