Turning points in life co-founder Maria van der Heijden

Turning points in life co-founder Maria van der Heijden

Women on Wings co-founder Maria van der Heijden shares some of the turning points in her life with the audience of BNR Nieuwradio: the most important being the switch from corporate world to social entrepreneurship in 2007: the establishment of Women on Wings together with Ellen Tacoma. Listen to the radio interview (in Dutch) broadcasted on July 26, 2019.
Picture Aad van Vliet: Founders Maria van der Heijden (left) and Ellen Tacoma at Women on Wings’ 10th anniversary, September 2017

“Women on Wings has helped to improve the lives of more than 200,000 families in rural India. By sharing knowledge and skills, it enables women to earn their own living. A wonderful example of helping people make a better future for themselves and their communities.”

Queen Máxima of the Netherlands

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