Professor Hanneke Takkenberg
Hanneke Takkenberg is Professor of Management Education focusing on Women in Business at Rotterdam School of Management (RSM). She is co-executive director of the Erasmus Centre for Women and Organisations (ECWO) at RSM where she leads the centre’s research initiatives. Professor Takkenberg’s own research at RSM broadly focuses on network analysis, with a particular focus on women’s organisations as well as personal networks. She is involved in the Horizon2020 EQUAL4EUROPE research project that aims to develop and implement Gender Equality Plans in European Universities. Her work is broadly focused on empowering and connecting women to drive their individual careers forward, as well as achieving gender equality globally through advocacy and world leading research. Professor Takkenberg has won various awards for her effort to e.g. improve healthcare for women (both for patients and female medical doctors) and diversity and inclusion programs at RSM. She is currently chair of the Dutch Network of Women Professors (LNVH) board.