Hedwig van der Laan
Board of Advisors
Hedwig van der Laan is the owner of StudioHedwig, which she founded in 2016. She designs and creates handmade crocheted or knitted home-accessories. Blending color with style are Hedwig’s focal points. Her clientele consists of both private and corporate customers. For over 7 years, Hedwig was a R&D project manager for Sara Lee Household & Body Care Research. Hedwig was a consultant on regulatory affairs for global companies, operational in cleaning products, car care products, cosmetics, biocides, resins.
Hedwig volunteered as a teacher in biology and developed curricula for gifted students (8-12 years), focusing on small-group teaching. Currently, she volunteers as the Vice-Chair of a parent high school council in her community. She lives and works in the Netherlands.
Hedwig received her 2nd-degree teaching certification/degree in Biology and Chemistry, 1983, Utrecht and a post-HBO degree in Business Administration. She is currently enrolled as a Part-Time student at the School of Fashion Design in Utrecht, pursuing a degree in 2020.