Linda grew up in the Netherlands and graduated with a degree in International Development. Since then she has been working in education and management. She worked at a youth organization, an international schooling organization and at a university. Her passion is to bring people together to move towards a common goal. At her last job she set up a network between high schools, universities and companies. In 2011 she came to Nepal to work for 1,5 year in education. She fell in love with the country and came back in 2017 to work with VSN. Her main work will be to inspire people to become involved with VSN and to create collaborative partnerships between schools, companies and VSN.