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Welcome Swati Narwal, YP Liaison
The Young Professionals Committee of the Swedish Chamber is very pleased to give a warm welcome to our new YP Liaison Swati Narwal. She will have a special role where she will develop the transition from Young Professional members into members of the Swedish Chamber. Swati is an Organisational Development Specialist at Ingka Services BV. She believes that by having lived in Sweden for the last 8,5 years and now in the Netherlands, she has a lot to share and contribute to the YP team with the experiences and learnings as a young professional that she has gathered over the last 15 years of her working career. “I would like to increase the outreach of the YP network to include more young professionals in this program via cross collaborations with other businesses and networks across the Netherlands and Sweden.” To read more about Swati and her role,
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Welcome Lovisa Nimvik Stern, new YP Committee Member
The Young Professionals Committee of the Swedish Chamber is very pleased to give a warm welcome to our new Committee Member Lovisa Nimvik Stern. Lovisa moved from Sweden to Amsterdam a little over 2 years ago. She is working with corporate development and operations at a real estate investment management company. During her time in Amsterdam, especially before the pandemic, she has enjoyed attending the YP events, both from a personal and professional perspective and she is very happy to be a part of the YP Committee. “YP is a great opportunity to meet new people and to connect with young professionals from other companies and industries. The YP provides a setting where you can connect socially and at the same time create professional networks.” To read more about Lovisa and the YP Committee,  
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Launch of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Mentorship Program 2021-2022
On November 2, the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the Netherlands launched the Mentorship Program 2021-2022, 21st-Century Leadership - Navigating in a world of change. With the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Mentorship Program, the Swedish Chamber of Commerce is supporting the next generation’s leaders by connecting young and ambitious talents with experienced international business professionals from across all fields and sectors within the Swedish Chamber of Commerce. The program offers a unique opportunity for young professionals to benefit from an exclusive eight-month program of group workshops and individual mentoring and sharing experiences of successful senior industry professionals and guests speakers. The Swedish Chamber of Commerce Mentorship Program was launched in October 2012. Since then, more than 100 Young Professionals of the Swedish Chamber have followed the program and benefited from their future personal and professional growth. The many Mentors have benefited to meet the new generation leaders of the future and learning more about their insights and values. This year we are very happy to connect nine Mentors and Mentees to follow the program under the excellent leadership of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Mentorship Program Coach Hendrik Jan Guitink, Managing Partner of AIMS International Netherlands B.V.   Read more about the
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Online cooking workshop – Advent Baking
On Sunday November 28, Ingrid Geel Nilsson from Northern Delight, will hold an online cooking workshop about Swedish Sweet Kitchen with the theme Advent. The workshop will be held in Dutch via Zoom. The event takes place on the first Sunday in Advent, which is the start of the Swedish Christmas celebration. In this workshop, you will enjoy the real Swedish Christmas tastes and smells - saffron, orange, cinnamon, clove, and ginger. Prior to the event, you will be provided a grocery list as well as a list of necessary baking equipment. Please note that you need to use an oven for this workshop. The ordinary price for this workshop is € 34,50 (incl. VAT), but as an YP Member, you will get 20 % off. For the price of 27,50 (incl. VAT) you can enjoy a fun time baking, which will result in an enjoyable “Fika”. Please write "YP" under "Opmerkingen" when you register in order to get the discount. For more information and to register for this event, . This event is targeted at Young Professionals but is open to all. Time: 14.00-16.00
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YP Looking for new Committee Members
The Young Professionals of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the Netherlands is seeking to welcome new, dedicated and passionate committee members to its YP Committee. "The Young Professionals Committee is excited that we are finally seeing communities slowly open up. This gives us the opportunity to restart our commitment to networking and development for our members. We are very much looking forward to seeing you at one of our wonderful events hosted by the new interns at the Swedish Chamber of Commerce & Young Professionals". – Oliver Karlsson The members of the YP Committee meet several times per year to make strategic decisions and help where needed in the organization. The ideal candidate has a genuine interest in improving and developing the Young Professionals network. Get the chance to be part of the team that shapes YP's work and priorities. Are you interested? Please register your interest by emailing us at and we will provide you with more information. Read more about the Young Professionals
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Are you our next intern for Spring 2022?

We are now welcoming applications for an internship at the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the Netherlands for Spring 2022!

  We are proud to offer talented and creative young students the opportunity to join the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and to gain international business experience through our internships. As an intern at the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the Netherlands you are an important part of the team at the Chamber and contribute to the everyday operations of the entire organisation. The internship includes both specific duties to your internship role as well as supporting the office with administrative tasks.   Welcome to read more about the position available , and welcome to apply!
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Thank you Marta for your contribution to the Young Professionals Committee!
At the Young Professionals Committee’s first meeting of the season earlier this week, we thanked our committee member Marta for her great contribution to the Young Professionals Committee. Marta has been a member of the Committee since 2017 and was elected Vice-Chairman 2018. In June 2019, Marta became Chairman of the Committee. On behalf of the Committee and the Swedish Chamber of Commerce, we sincerely thank Marta and wish her all the best in the future. We hope that this is not a Goodbye and we are looking forward to seeing her at the exciting upcoming Young Professionals events that are planned for the fall!
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Join Young Professionals!
Did you know that as a member of the Young Professionals, you have access to a large amount of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce's events? The membership allows you to be a part of the vibrant network of senior business professionals across the Swedish-Dutch business community. Besides mentorship programs and networking events, the Swedish Chamber also develops a variety of events, courses, and programs aimed at the personal and professional development of its Young Professional members. Welcome to join!
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