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Désirée Majoor « Encuentros ChileGlobal Rotterdam 2015

Désirée Majoor

Désirée Majoor

Is vice-president of the Board of the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht (University of the Arts Utrecht) and a member of the ‘top-team’ Creative Industries, within the Netherlands’ Creative Council. This is an independent strategic advisory board that aims at stimulating the development of the Dutch creative industries and turning them into a leading sector both nationally and internationally. As part of the top-team, Majoor is in charge of the Human Capital Agenda, which focuses on three main issues: the transition from education to business, creativity throughout educational stages (from primary to higher education), and lifelong learning in the creative industries.

Majoor has worked for over 20 years in higher education as director and manager. She is also a board member in other organisations. She has a degree in theater studies from Utrecht University and in philosophy of life, culture and arts from Diemen University of Applied Sciences (now InHolland University of Applied Sciences). As a student, she became involved with internationalization policies and co-founded the Erasmus Student Network (ESN International).

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