Netsheila works with you to have your networks support you in realizing your ambitions. Our specialists bring unique, network-based approaches to projects, finding the resources you need at work, for research projects, and for public speaking. We delight our clients with expected as well as unexpected results.

AWID (2020)

We are delighted to support this international feminist organisation for women's human rights, sustainable development and gender equality in writing and developing their funding proposals.

Purmerend Municipality (2019 - present)

We train refugees and other newcomers in the norms and values of Dutch society, and in building and maintaining networks in a new country. We designed and tested our own 12 hour workshop program and have been delivering this since 2023. "I didn't expect this course to be so good. Thank you, I feel much more at home now in the Netherlands."

Montessori Lyceum Oostpoort (2020)

Young people need to develop their networking skills, so they can find work. Lin McDevitt-Pugh and Bianca Heynis have developed a fun learning program for Dutch students.

Vellesan College (2019 -2020)

Netsheila's Lin McDevitt-Pugh and Bianca Heynis provide network-lessons at this technical secondary school in North Holland.

Femmes for Freedom (2018 - 2019)

Human rights have no borders and no exceptions. Women from any religious background, in the Netherlands, in Europe and elsewhere, have the same rights as all of us. And to make this happen, Femmes For Freedom has several new projects that Netsheila successfully raised funding for. Netsheila also advises on the execution of the projects.

Perspektief (2018)

This halfway house in Breda works with partners elsewhere in The Netherlands to create instruments to increase the freedom and safety of victims of domestic violence. Netsheila is helping find the funding to support it. "I very much appreciated your curiosity, decisiveness and calm."

Zaanstad Municipality (2016 - 2022)

We train refugees and other newcomers in the norms and values of Dutch society, and in building and maintaining networks in a new country. "This is incredibly valuable. Thank you." Brazilian doctor.

Vlaardingen Municipality (2016 - 2023)

Together with the City Council and the many organisations in Vlaardingen that provide services to newly settled refugees, build the capacity of refugees and the services to use networks effectively. "If I hadn't done this class I would never have become a photographer in The Netherlands. Thank you." Syrian refugee.

Leidschendam-Voorburg Municipality (2018)

Training refugees and other newcomers in building and maintaining networks in their new country.

ROC Friese Poort (2018)

Training secondary school students in developing their skills in involving their networks in their endeavours.

Wemos Foundation (2016)

Developing a financial strategic plan, with partnership and relationship as core elements.

EIGE -  European Institute for Gender Equality (2013 - )

Diverse research contracts, including a Framework Contract together with partner OQ Consulting.

HIRDA Foundation (Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2016 )

In partnership with FRIS Collective, acquisition of an abundance of resources for this organisation of Somalians living outside their home country and focused on re-building Somalia.

Hivos (The Hague, The Netherlands, 2013 - 2016)

Various successful project proposals, including projects tostop child labor and to promote women's participation in political life in Southern Africa, the MENA region and in Iraq.

European Parliament (2014 )

Research into the Situation of Women in Eight Gulf Countries. Netsheila co-wrote the successful tender document, managed the project and found the researchers.

Wo=Men (The Hague, The Netherlands, 2012-2015)

Working with diverse actors to develop a shared strategy on policy development, gender and corporate social responsibility. Researching the impact of new government policy on NGOs in the Netherlands.

Atria, Institute on gender equality and women’s history (Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2012-2013)

Management of a research project for the European Institute for Gender Equality. Atria found scientists and researchers in their netweork of networks to complete this project successfully. Here is a link to the factsheet we produced.

TRIAS VMBO (Krommenie, The Netherlands, 2012 - 2014)

A project to support a culture of cooperation and innovation in a secondary school.

Saenredam College (Zaanstad, The Netherlands, 2014 - 2015)

A project to support a culture of cooperation and innovation in a secondary school.

WageIndicator Foundation (Amsterdam, The Netherlands 2013)

Further developing a European network of websites on labour issues. Completed with a successful EU grant proposal.

Van Hall Larenstein (Wageningen, The Netherlands, 2012)

A workshop in developing networking as a competence, for tertiary education staff.

IHLIA (Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2011-2012)

Project management for an ambitious international conference on the future of the cultural heritage of gay, lesbian, trans and bisexual men and women. Building a network of organizations to fulfil shared goals.

International Women’s Development Agency (Australia, 2011)

A one-day training in utilizing the social capital of colleagues to realize your own professional goals.

Cordaid (Den Haag, The Netherlands, 2010)

Contribution to an international training of partner organizations in developing and managing effective networks.

IICD (Den Haag, The Netherlands, 2010)

Management training in incorporating gender and network expertise in management strategies.

ING Gay and Lesbian network (The Netherlands, 2010)

Strategy training in using the social capital of the LGBT employee network to make the workplace one where everyone can contribute fully.

ProInvest (EU, Brussels, Belgium 2010-2011)

Reinforcing the competitiveness of women entrepreneurs in Africa, with a focus on understanding the networks involved in the export market.

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