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Want to be your own boss? WBII presenting Entrepreneurship Readiness Program March 29

Women’s Business Initiative International wants to know if you’ve ever thought about being your own boss.

Because if you have, The Hague-based group has the event for you.

WBII has put together a hands-on Entrepreneurship Readiness Program. The program is scheduled for 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, and promises to give women the basic tools they’ll need to uncover and enhance their “potential to imagine, create and start your own business,” according to a news release.

From the release:

If you never thought it was possible, maybe it’s time to reconsider. Thanks to technologies and new ways of working, increased mobility, and new role models, all kinds of opportunities are opening up. Whether you want to change your career track, boost your income, or are looking for work, our WBII hands-on Entrepreneurship Readiness Program gives you all the basic tools you’ll need to uncover and enhance the potential to imagine, create and start your own business.




The trainer for the event is Jan Jongbloed of De Vier Essen. De Vier Essen is a The Hague-base consultancy that works with non-profit and NGO efforts in the international space.

Jongbloed is an experienced entrepreneurship trainer, “and the program we use is proven and successful,” said WBII Vice Chairman Charlene Lambert.


  • Entrepreneurship Readiness “Game”
  • Business Idea Generation
  • Creating your own Business Model Canvas
  • Business Feasibility Study & Start-up Simulation
  • Coaching & Networking

Who should attend? “Everyone, including professionals looking for a change, over 45’s changing direction, internationals, anyone reviewing employment options, students, part-timers,” according to the WBII release.


Curiosity, and the desire to explore your entrepreneurial potential.

Price:  100 euros plus BTW (the Netherlands version of the value-added tax).

The venue is  World Trade Center (WTC) The HaguePrinses Margrietplantsoen 25, The Hague, Zuid-Holland, 2595 AM, Netherlands.

You can register here.

Sponsorship and Advertising Enquiries:

Would you like to be part of making a difference: we welcome all sponsors! Contact the office for more information.

WBII Professional Development

About Women’s Business Initiative International
WBII is a community of entrepreneurial women based in The Hague, The Netherlands. Through active collaboration, both online and in-person, members create a professional platform for promoting our work, as well as a dynamic network for the exchange of knowledge and experience. The goal of the WBII is to promote the inclusion of women in the professional world by identifying and removing barriers that prevent their full participation.

The WBII aims to facilitate the success of women to create new business ventures, expand small businesses, spark new ideas and collaboration, increase profitability and expand employment opportunities.
WTC The Hague

WTC The Hague Business Center
WTC The Hague Business Center is at the heart of the global business world. Here you can enjoy a professional and attractive business spot, business room or business suite at an unbeatable price, with flexibility, no long-term contractual obligations and all the necessary facilities at your fingertips starting at 50 euros per month. The environment is friendly, professional and set up for you to develop your business.

Friendly receptionists welcome you and your guests, after which you can proceed directly to your workspace, grab a cup of coffee in one of the common kitchenettes or conduct a meeting in a professionally furnished conference room. A print facility is available for all your printing needs, as well as quiet work areas and a video conference room for remote conferencing. Finally, a special service desk provides a diverse range of services, from picking up your dry cleaning and ordering flowers, to sending your mail and packages.

If you would like more information, please give us a call. Or drop by for a cup of coffee.

WTC The Hague Business Center
Prinses Magrietplantsoen 33
2595 AM The Hague
Micha Patutschnick (Commercial Manager)
+31 (0) 70 304 36 65
+31 (0) 6 543 75 893
[email protected]

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