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Willemijn holds a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Leiden University, and is now pursuing a MSc Political Science: Democracy and Leadership at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. As part of her curriculum she is joining the LYMEC Team parttime for a study stay. She will support LYMEC's policy with policy briefings, the advocacy plan, the digital assembly and the policy debate. During her stay she will also work on her thesis about the power of national delegations within Renew Europe.
Willemijn has been active at JOVD since 2017, first in her local chapter in Rotterdam, and later also at the national and international level. She was part of the national JOVD board in 2020-2021 as Policy Officer and International Officer, she is now still part of JOVD´s international committee. Furthermore Willemijn was campaign manager for the local VVD in Rotterdam for the municipality elections in March 2022. Definitely get in touch when you want to rack brains about policy or campaigning.