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Ms. Irma Verhoeven

Expert

Programme and Partnership Development Manager

at Earth Charter Secretariat and Education Center (Other)

Costa Rica

About my work

For Walas I manage projects concerning social economic and sustainable development. Projects in which neighbourhoods are revitalised to a dynamic and sustainable part of the city. For the Earth Charter Center I am working on (educational) programmes and the international EC community as well as creating new partnerships. Objective: to use my knowledge, skills, experience and passion to develop educational structures and materials that create awareness of the effects of the Anthropocene; to inspire people to implement sustainable solutions; to work for a sustainable, peaceful and ethical society. Skills: writing and editorship, cultural anthropology, creative economy and sustainable urbanisation, organisational skills, communication and educational skills, (educational) program and material development, leading a winning team, public speaking. Working with a team to create great projects and products, building international networks, inspire people to learn more.

Areas of expertise

Sectors of activity

Environmental Services, Education

Regions

Europe and Central Asia, North America