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Corporate Activism Training

January 18 @ 3:45 PM 7:00 PM

Young@WorkplacePride extends a warm invitation to participants of the Mentorship Program and members of Workplace Pride to register for an impactful training session at Erasmus University Rotterdam on Thursday, 18th January. Join us for an enriching experience with speakers Prof. Dr. Annelien Bredenoord and Nori Spauwen, offering valuable insights into the realm of Corporate Activism.

This training session is open to participants enrolled in the mentorship program and Workplace Pride members alike. We encourage you to extend this invitation to your colleagues, and kindly request you and your colleague(s) to register using the button below.

We cordially invite all attendees to participate in the training, which will also be accessible via Zoom. The link for the online session will be shared with you at a later date. To assist us in managing capacity effectively, we kindly request you to complete the registration form indicating your participation preferences.

The Board of Young@Workplace Pride looks forward to your active involvement.

Event Schedule:

  • 15:45: Doors open
  • 16:00: Plenary opening
  • 16:10: Address by Prof. Dr. Annelien Bredenoord
  • 16:30: Training on ‘Corporate Activism’ by Nori Spauwen
  • 18:00: Networking drinks at FERRY (Westblaak 127, Rotterdam)


Prof. Dr. Annelien Bredenoord Prof. Dr. Annelien Bredenoord serves as the Rector Magnificus of Erasmus University Rotterdam. Her responsibilities encompass education, research, and impact, with a focus on academic staff, students, and science education. Additionally, she holds the position of a professor, a member of the Dutch Senate, and is engaged at the intersection of healthcare, technology, innovation, ethics, and politics.

Nori Spauwen Nori Spauwen is a distinguished activist, philosopher, and former diplomat. With a background in Global Justice from Yale, Nori has championed LGBTI human rights at the UN, served as editor-in-chief of Expreszo (the Dutch LGBTI youth magazine), and conducted training for LGBTI activists globally. In 2021, she founded the Embassy of Change, guiding idealists to become effective and healthy change-makers. Nori is also a columnist for the Financieele Dagblad and is currently working on a book on activism.

How to Reach the Venue:

The training will be hosted at Erasmus University Rotterdam, Woudestein Campus (Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam). Navigate to Theil Building (C), Room C2-1 (second floor, first room). For a campus map, please click here.

Erasmus University is conveniently accessible by metro lines A, B, and C (exit at Kralingse Zoom), tram lines 21 and 24 (exit at Oude Plantage), and tram line 7 (exit at Erasmus Universiteit). Parking on campus is also available at a rate of €1.00 per twenty minutes, with a maximum day fee of €10.00.

We look forward to your participation in this insightful training session.