Alumnibijeenkomst

Alumni event for Dutch engineers - Boston, USA - 20 February 2020

Wageningen Alumni are cordially invited to join the Alumni Event on Thursday 20 February 2020. The Alumni Event takes place anticipatory to the MIT European Career Fair in Boston and will be followed by a networking borrel where to catch up with friends as well as make new contacts!

We are excited to invite you for the annual alumni event at the Consulate of the Kingdom of The Netherlands in Boston (Cambridge Innovation Center). On this evening you will meet with fellow alumni from the Dutch research universities, a visiting Dutch Delegation from several Dutch universities, and explore gender equality and inclusion in the workplace.

MIT European Career Fair
For many years the MIT European Career Fair attracts large numbers of Dutch research institutions and companies to Boston to recruit people with international work experience. This time representatives from Wageningen University & Research (WUR), Eindhoven University of Technology, University of Groningen, Delft University of Technology and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam are organizing the Alumni Event 2020 to meet with their respective alumni. 

A great moment to share stories and good memories about your time in the Netherlands, and explore cultural differences and similarities. Come and join us for an engaging and inspirational talk about women in STEM. We are excited to reconnect.

The representatives from the universities and companies can also guide you if you are considering your next career step in The Netherlands. 

Alumni Event
Mart Duitemeijer, Attaché for innovation, technology & science at the Dutch Consulate in Boston, and University of Groningen alumnus will open the event. After that representatives from the universities, companies, and alumni living in Boston will share their point of view on diversity in Boston and their respective living places.

You are welcome on February, 20th at 5.30 pm Please bring your ID or passport! The program starts at 6.00 pm and the evening will conclude with free drinks and bites. We have a limited capacity of 50 people, so make sure you register in time!

The Dutch delegation of universities is taking part in the MIT European Career Fair on February 22nd from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in Cambridge, MA.
From WUR, Roeland Kavelaar, Marko Krunic and Edgar Tijhuis will be present.

We thought we’d take the opportunity to catch up with you. If you are in the Boston area please do join us at the Dutch consulate on the evening of Thursday, February 20th. We look forward to meet you in a few weeks!

More information
You will find more information on the MIT European Career Fair here.
You will find extra information on the ECF Netherlands Delegation here! You will find extra information on women in STEM here. 

Programme

5.30 pm Welcome
6.00 pm Panel: How do the Dutch universities foster an increase of Women in STEM?
7.00 pm Networking drinks & bites
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