Marie-José van Schaik

Refugee Company – the Netherlands

Marie is the project coordinator for the team in the Netherlands and responsible for the local management, the research and development of the simulation game. She studied Cultural Anthropology and specialised on the topic of migration. She has worked together with the team members of Solar eV in several training courses in political education on the topics of migration, inclusion, anti-racism and postcolonial perspectives. She also works for several NGOs in the Netherlands with migrants and refugee children. Through her personal and professional experiences, she developed a strong political position in the migration debate and is committed using her own privileged position to fight for a better world.