Gijs Boerwinkel

Gijs works as community manager at Waag Society. In his position, he is constantly looking for new ways to connect relevant target groups to the research labs and projects of Waag Society.

Gijs studied politics and political communication at the University of Amsterdam. In earlier jobs, he worked for Text to Change, a social enterprise that uses mobile technology to inform people in developing countries about health and agricultural related subjects. He also worked for a short period for the Tour de France organisation in Utrecht, being responsible for press relations and communication.

Posted on:
Tuesday 18 October 2016

What if you can combine the experience from the maker movement to create open source hardware and software to map environmental issues that concern citizens everyday?

Posted on:
Wednesday 13 July 2016

Urban AirQ gives citizens the power to assess the air quality of their streets and neighbourhoods. What happened so far?

Posted on:
Tuesday 14 June 2016

When thinking about the European Commission, playing with Lego isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. Don’t let your assumptions fool you!