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.

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Monday 21 March 2016

Gdansk, ‘the city of freedom’, once famous for breaking free from Soviet rulers, was stage of the Personal Democracy Forum on reconnecting citizens.

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Monday 14 March 2016

Many inspiring and interesting people have stopped by the Waag over the past twenty years, but this evening was special in many ways.

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Friday 26 February 2016

This week, the third BioHack Academy had a kickoff and students learned their first lesson: 'With great bio-power comes great responsibility'.