Alumni Stories: Yvette

The Fortunate Few A couple of months ago, just before the summer, my time at Oxfam Novib came to an end. Walking out of the office on my last day felt somewhat strange, as I left behind not only the projects I had invested my time and effort in on but also my colleagues that…

Economic equality for all

As a young girl, I never understood why people were so concerned with gender equality. Born and raised in the save haven of the Netherlands, it seemed as if I had the same chances as bys. I never saw my gender as a burden, never had the feeling that it was hindering me from reaching…