Organisatie was founded in 2001 by Karin van Paassen and Marleen Engbersen. With tremendous passion and commitment they led the organisation for over 15 years. Meanwhile, both have left the organisation as directors. Karin van Paassen has left the organisation definitely and Marleen Engbersen still works for as projectmanager for the YOLO game.

The current organisation is composed of a board, an executive director, an advisory council and a committee of recommendation. In addition, the organisation may rely on a flexible team of professionals for various tasks on content, creative, communication, business and legal aspects.

Marjan Kruijzen, Msc. – Chairperson More information>
Christien Broecheler, Msc. – Secretary More information>
Marcus van den Hoek, MSc. – Treasurer More information>

Executive Director
Geertje Postma, MSc. More information>

Support to the board and management
Fatima Belkasmi More information>

Projectmanager YOLO
Marleen Engbersen More information>

Advisory Council
Annechien Limburg-Okken, MD. – Psychiatrist
Fransje v.d. Waals, MD. – General Practitioner, director HIVeDUCATION
David Boateng – Implementation advisor, Co-founder of NGO Tacco in Ghana

Committee of recommendation
Hedy d’Ancona -?Former politician
Marlene Dumas – Artist
Loes Luca – Actor
Saskia Noorman-den Uyl -Former politician
Hans Simons – Chairperson of OSB, umbrella cleaning organisations
Pieter-Dirk Uys – Cabaret performer (South Africa) received active support from (a.o.):
Anna Heister (webdesign)
Danielle Schaffelaars (graphic design)
Dennis Ringersma (communication & web)
Frank Spindelaar (webdesign)
Marlies Joele (translations)
Van Hall (bookkeeping)
Wien Limburg (translations)
Rosy van der Vlies (fundraising advice)