Queen Bee?!

The 'Gender Gap' policy, with its purpose to increase the number of women up to 30% in top positions on the workforce, has been reached in Dutch governmental organizations (note: not in business life). Now what? It's not that all of a sudden we have become more he for she;…

Perfectionism, it ain’t all that.

“Fear is just perfectionism in really good shoes.” A quote from Elizabeth Gilbert I read the other day. That’s exactly what it is. When we have job interviews we mention it as ‘a bad habit’ secretly hoping and knowing that the interviewer sees it as something positive. It means you…

Fantastic Four Soups

It's getting colder in the northern hemisphere. And I don't like it. But, I do have to admit that I am able to enjoy a cold Autumn Sunday afternoon as it serves a perfect experimental getaway in the kitchen. There is no day during Autumn and Winter that goes by…

Lecture on Inspiring Female Muslim Thinkers

Anne Dijk, religious scientist and theologian, is the founder of the Fahm Institute. On October 2nd, she will give a lecture on the importance and influence of the role of Muslim women in history and to what extent their contributions still affect today's modern society. What do we actual know about such female…

Book Exchange

On September 2nd, we organized a book exchange event with Wieke Vink at the oh so amazing and fabulous bookstore Savannah Bay in Utrecht that was established during the feminist movement in the Netherlands in the 1970s. Today, the bookstore has expanded its audience to include literature for all genders,…

New York City

Who has never heard of one of the biggest cosmopolitan cities that is New York?! One of the many things my best friend Tara and I have in common is our love for New York City. From the  first time we visited the Big Apple, it captured our hearts. The…

Let’s talk about Iran.

Iran. - Lets talk about Iran. Or I should say, let's talk about the Islamic State of Iran. 'Islam', such a sensitive word to talk about these days. It's funny how whenever I talk about Iran, some people would immediately associate this country with terrorism, war, Islamic State…whatever stereotypes you…