Giselle Schellekens


HIA Program:

Netherlands Netherlands 2015


Giselle Schellekens was born in Botswana, and raised in several other African countries before she moved to The Netherlands. Having attaining her bachelor's degree in applied psychology, Giselle is set to finish her master's in communication and influence in 2015. She has been politically active in the Dutch Social Democratic Party (PVDA) and serves as a member on the city council of Nijmegen. As an avid campaigner against inequality, she has founded several non-profit initiatives and is actively engaged as a volunteer with local initiatives. Inspired by her African childhood, Giselle now works for SPARK as a New Ventures Manager. Through which she develops new international programmes (on entrepreneurship and higher education) for youth in fragile states.

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