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Melanie Akerboom

Melanie Akerboom

Melanie Akerboom

Author

Melanie is the founder of What A Mission, which she started in 2014, two years after completing her master’s in Social Entrepreneurship from Goldsmiths College in London. Since then she has worked in various roles within the sector such as coach, consultant, workshop facilitator, guest lecturer and community- and incubator manager. She currently works part-time for the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) on a pilot project in cooperation with the University of Hildesheim on combining entrepreneurship education with digital maturity. She is also self-employed and works as a social enterprise consultant, educator and workshop facilitator in and outside Germany. At What A Mission, she focusses her writing on changemakers from Germany and African countries, social entrepreneurship ecosystems, and education in the digital age. From time to time, she also shares personal experiences and insights from the field.