Office manager, Wageningen
MSc in rural geography of developing countries from Utrecht University (1984).
Training, gender, office management
Saskia is office manager of ICRA since since 1998. She is responsible for course registration and follow-up, and liason officer with Nuffic NFP. She has been actively involved as a facilitator in some workshops of ICRA's ARD course.
After graduating, Saskia worked 4 years in Pakistan and 3 years in Bangladesh on training, small enterprises development and gender issues with the International Labour Organization, USAID, and consultancy firms.
Upon return to the Netherlands, she joined the International Agricultural Centre (now Wageningen International) in Wageningen, doing project advisory work and conducting workshops for e.g. the international course on extension. In 1993 she worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS), as coordinator of the support programme for Anglophone African countries for the preparations of the 1995 Beijing World Conference on Women.