Ellen Budde has over 40 years of experience working with different communities. For the past 20 years, she has been a teacher and senior project manager at the Amsterdam University of Applied Science. Here, she has worked on overhauling the university’s curricular, improving the integration of the school with the city of Amsterdam, and changing the organizational structure to better support students. Ellen also runs a business that provides coaching, teachings and workshops for companies in the public sector. In her work, she collaborates with the Radboud University in Nijmegen and the Provincie Noord Brabant.