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Melanie Akerboom

Melanie Akerboom

Melanie Akerboom

Founder & Author

Melanie is the founder of WHAT A MISSION, which she started in 2014 after completing her Master in Social Entrepreneurship in London. She is a professional with more than 15 years of work experience, therefrom 9+ years in the social impact and social entrepreneurship sector. With frequent travels to African countries and as an active member of the African-German Sustainable Entrepreneurship Network (AGSEN), she focusses her writing on African countries. She is particularly interested in (Social) Entrepreneurship Education, education startups and exploring the supporting ecosystems for social entrepreneurs. She currently works as a freelancer facilitating workshops for youth and adults on social entrepreneurship, the sustainable development goals, and design thinking, and she is running the Social Innovation Tours in Berlin.