Workshop: Mind Mapping, Thursday September 10th

Photo exposition: “Women in Mathematics throughout Europe: a Gallery of Portraits”

The Female Faculty Network Twente is inviting you to the workshop:

“Mind mapping"

by Anne Heleen Bijl

on Thursday 10 September from 13.00 till 17.00 hrs.

in building Logica

Last December Anne Heleen Bijl gave the workshop Creative Thinking for the FFNT. It was very successful with an average score of 8.9 !! One of the techniques she mentioned is Mind mapping. This will be the subject of the present workshop.

Mind mapping is a powerful instrument. It offers exciting new ways of using and improving memory concentration, and creativity in planning and structuring thought on all levels, in order to accelerate the ability to learn, remember, record or transmit information.



-short introduction of Creative thinking

-explanation origin techniques of the mind map

-introduction mind mapping and examples

-application possibilities

-practise with your own mind map and artmap


Drs. Anne Heleen Bijl took a master in French mastered at the University of Groningen (The Netherlands). For over two decades she has worked as consultant, facilitator and trainer in the field of creative thinking and communication, in business as well as in non-profit organisations.

The nature of her work varies: facilitating creative sessions, individual management coaching, leading conferences, interactive lectures, workshops in creative techniques, etc.

Anne Heleen Bijl is a member of several creative network organisations (Cocon, Kreanet). She published books and articles about the subject of creative thinking. She twice won the first prize in the European Congress for Creativity and Innovation for her presentations and concept for creating motivated, inspired teams and synergy.

She has her own company called Anne Heleen Bijl, Creatieve Consultancy in Noordlaren, the Netherlands.

Please reply if you want to join this workshop by sending an e-mail to: ffnt@utwente.nl

Further information about the FFNT you can find on: http://www.utwente.nl/ffnt

Kind regards on behalf of the Female Faculty Network Twente (FFNT),

Angelika Mader, Chair

Coming activities:

21 September, 12.30-14.00 Lunch meeting “Gender related research”

29 September, 12.30-14.00 Lunch meeting “Cycling through the Dutch jungle”

13 October, 13.00-18.00 Workshop “Presentatie en stemgebruik” Jetske Zijlstra


FFNT aims to support the professional development of women in academia and to provide a network for sharing and exchanging experience. It develops workshops and lectures specially for women and also organises activities aimed at women jointly with PA&O (whose activities are otherwise gender neutral).