Ms  G.L.E. Dijkstra (Gaby)

Work address:
Dr. Meurerhuis, Dokter Meurerlaan 8, 1067 SM Amsterdam
Postal address:
Postbus 2165,1000 CD Amsterdam
Sports Leadership, Development and Diversity & Inclusion
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Gaby Dijkstra works for Sportkunde - leerroute SM&O and Sport Studies - track ISMB as lecturer, graduation supervisor, researcher and chair of the examination committee. She also does research on Gender Equality for the Rotterdam School of Management and is a freelance leadership coach in outdoor expeditions. And she works as a volunteer for Young In Prison as a mentor for a young person in a Dutch prison.

As a sports leadership and development professional, Gaby has national and international work experience, with a focus on gender equality and empowerment. Within higher education, she focuses on the use of sport in the social field. In doing so, she deals with all facets of diversity and inclusion.

Gaby studied Sport Management at Hanze University of Applied Sciences with an internship and graduation project at The Ohio State University in the USA. In 2015, she graduated from Webster University with an MA in Management & Leadership. Her graduation thesis focused on female leadership in Dutch student sports; a first in the Netherlands.

Between 2015 and 2018, Gaby worked as a board member at the European Association for Sports Management (EASM). She travelled all seven continents with the literal highlight being an alpine climb of 6,189 metres in the Himalayas. Higher mountains are on the way....