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Melanie Akerboom

Melanie Akerboom

Melanie Akerboom

Founder of What A Mission

Melanie is the founder of WHAT A MISSION, which she started in 2014 after completing her Master in Social Entrepreneurship at Goldsmiths College 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. She first discovered her joy in writing when working as a columnist for "Südafrika - Land der Kontraste" and as an online editor for social-startups.de. With frequent travels to African countries and as active member of the African-German Sustainable Entrepreneurship Network (AGSEN), she focusses her writing on Germany and Africa. She is most passionate about traveling and photography, and she enjoys spending time in nature.