Partners of TEDxStendenUniversity2017


This year’s TEDx event at Stenden University is organized in cooperation with D’Drive, which is a part of the Frieslandcollege in Leeuwarden. 

D’Drive is a school that is combining creative work with pedagogical education and is supporting TEDxStendenUniversity2017 by the means of filming the event and regulating the sound and light system. 

Hereby, students who are professionally trained in their specific subjects will work together with the organization team of TEDx at Stenden University in order to make the event as successful as possible. These students are specialized in: 

  • Light techniques
  • Sound techniques
  • Stage techniques
  • Film and Media

These students will support the TEDxStendenUniversity2017 event by taking part in the organisation process and creating a succesful event for our audience! 

Read more about D'Drive here.


Stenden Leisure Management

TEDxStendenUniversity is directed by six International Leisure Management students working on behalf of Leisure Management lecturers Mijke Bos and Amber Herrewijn. Leisure Management is a study that is focusing on the fields of Sports, Events, Tourism Art and Culture; within these, the students learn to create meaningful experiences for individuals. Hereby, creative thinking, multitasking, communicating and networking as well as a thorough organization is from highest importance.

Read more about Leisure Management here.

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Stenden Hospitality Management 

This year’s TEDxStenden event is not only organized by leisure management studies but also by students form hotel management. The hotel management school of Stenden University is the largest within Europe. Here, the international students enjoy a dynamic and exciting environment by learning important theories as well as getting real life experiences within their practical modules. For that, the Stenden hotel offers them a professional environment to gain insights into the different work fields of restaurant and sales and marketing managers for example.

Read more about Hospitality Management here.


Stenden University Hotelschool



Amber Herrewijn                   Mijke Bos

Wilco Camp                          Jeannette Medema

Martin Groters                      Craig Thompson

Desiree Peters                      Stenden University of Applied Sciences

D’Drive (Friesland College)



Anya Simadibrata                Christine Heimbuch

Rebecca Bumma                 Maike Kraska

Simone Kuipers                   Ted Meijaard

Phuong Nguyen                   Lorena Dodu

Klara Menzel                       Jonathan Alfredsson

Jiyeong Son                        Ivelina Petkova

Hieu Hieu                            Hannah Schweiger

Susanna Saar