09.04.2018


WISTA The Netherlands AGM

Prior to the AGM a networking event was organized at the Maritime & Offshore Career Event (MOCE) at the World Trade Centre in Rotterdam.

The AGM meeting was hosted by Van Traa Lawyers. Their beautiful office is located at just a 3 minutes’ walk from the WTC
where we were welcomed with drinks, a buffet and pleasant company. 

At the AGM we said goodbye to three Board members: Lotte, Swanhilde and Michon stepped down.
Michon took a bold step; she sold her company and decided to take a sabbatical before deciding on a new future career.
Consequently, she had to step down as President of WISTA The Netherlands.

We are very grateful for all the time, energy and enthusiasm these three ladies contributed to WISTA!

We congratulated Sylvia Boer, Head of Communications at Damen Shipyards Group,
and wished her the best of luck in her new role as elected President of WISTA The Netherlands.

We also welcomed our new board members who shortly introduced themselves. Unfortunately,
Jorunn couldn’t make it to join the AGM but we will definitely welcome her in person another time.
We are lucky to have such professional and dedicated members as part of our volunteer board.
See full profile and contact details: https://www.wista.net/nl/site/board-members-t

After closure of the AGM, a practical and inspirational Elevator Pitch workshop was given by Speak To Inspire.

How often do we need to shortly introduce ourselves or explain what we are working on?
A to-the-point elevator pitch is the ideal tool and helps to build up your presentation. 

After all, speaking better = less stress= more success!

We look back at an inspiring and successful meeting and hope to see all of you at our next event.

Board of WISTA The Netherlands

Sylvia, Thea, Joan, Connie, Marije, Vivian, Jorunn