See Conference 2005

Female Faculty Network Twente (FFNT)

On Thursday November 10th 2005 the first conference of the Female Faculty Network Twente takes place in the Drienerburght at the University of Twente. The theme of the conference is Professional Women.The conference will be chaired by Prof. dr. Carla Millar, BBT, University of Twente.

Note: although some of the abstracts are in dutch, the presentations will be in english.

Program Conference Professional Women

9.00 h

Welcome with coffee/tea


9.30 h

Opening “Ladies sing the Blues?” 

Prof. dr. Henk Zijm, Rector,

University of Twente

9.45 h

“How to change a man's mind?”

Dr. Mineke Bosch, Associate Professor, Centre for Gender and Diversity,

Faculty of Cultural Sciences,

University Maastricht

10.30 h

“Operating at the edge between industry and academia”

Dr. ir. Sonia Heemstra de Groot,

Associate professor University of Twente and chief scientist Twente Institute for Wireless and Mobile Communications

11.15 h

Coffee/tea break


11.45 h

“Professionalism and sex differences: a few paradoxes”

Prof. dr. Annemarie Mol,

Socrates Professor of Political Theory,

Philosophy Department,

University of Twente

12.30 h



14.00 h


“Career Development: Strategische functie-invulling”

Dr. Mineke Bosch,

Drs. Annelies van der Horst,

Prof. dr. Annemarie Mol

16.30 h

Final remarks


16.45 h

Marina Van Damme Award 2005

Laudatio and Presentation of

the Marina Van Damme laureate 2005

17.00 h

Drinks and informal reception of the Marina Van Damme laureate


18.00 h


As we want to have an indication of the number of people coming, we kindly ask you to let us know if you want to join the conference by sending an e-mail to the FFNT ( before November 1st. Please, in the e-mail put your name, faculty and department.