Irene Hemelaar

Irene Hemelaar

Irene Hemelaar is the founder and chair of the OndersteBoven Foundation, which conducted the first research into the well-being of lesbians in the Netherlands in 2009. She works as a strategic trainer and advisor in areas such as D&I at the training institute of the trade union FNV.As an independent entrepreneur in 2020 she did action research into discrimination against LBTQI+ women and non-binary people for the municipality of Amsterdam

Evening Program: Lesbian Mix’n’Match

1st Floor Danubius Hotel Hungaria

Screening of “I’m Here, I’m Home, I’m Happy” by Orla Egan (Ireland) I’m Here, I’m Home, I’m Happy uses extracts from oral history interviews and items from the Cork LGBT Archive, to explore the lives of some LGBT people in Cork in the 1970s and 1980s. Strength in our differences workshop by Irene Hemelaar (Netherlands)