Organisation and Partners

Organisation 

The Foundation is based in the Netherlands and contains a group of board members, an advisory commission and a local organisation.

The foundation is led on a daily basis by Founder and Director Caroline Dusée.

The board members are: Caroline Dusée, Caroline Nederkoorn-Bijvoet and Johan van de Velde.

Caroline Dusée

Founder and Director

 

 

 

 

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Caroline Nederkoorn-Bijvoet

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Johan van de Velde

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Advisory Board:

  • Dr. Martine F. Delfos
  • Mr. W. van Melick
  • Prof. G. Kok

Network and Partners

Gender Works:

Gender works is an autonomous NGO and affiliate of Gender Reconciliation International (GRI) based in Cape Town. In South and Southern Africa Gender Works conducts the Gender Reconciliation facilitator trainings and workshops.

The Desmund and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation:

In August 2013, a partnership with the Desmund and Leah Tutu Foundation was established to focus on implementation of Gender Reconciliation.

I am because you are. I can be me only if you are fully you, for we are all made for togetherness…I have gifts that you don’t have, and you have gifts that I don’t have. We are different in order to know our need of each other. We are made for complementarity. – Desmond Tutu.

Three South African Universities:

University of the Free State Bloemfontein, University of the Western Cape and Stellenbosch University.

In 2015 the first academic research program on Gender Reconciliation was initiated at the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein and now further carried out at Stellenbosch University. This research project is initiated by Professor Pumla Gobodo- Madikizela, a leading scholar in trauma, forgiveness and reconciliation studies and former servant on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa. Together with a group of scholars, including Victory for Equality’s Director Caroline Dusée, we continue doing research on Gender Reconciliation.

My world:

A Dutch based platform for active world citizens, focusing on development work.

African Young Proffessionals (AYP):
A network that unites young professionals of African descent in the Netherlands.

Omega Womens Leadership Centre (OWLC):
An organisation based in the United States, focusing on empowering women and fostering  a balance between masculine and feminine principles, both of which are essential to creating a more just and sustainable world.