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Mikkie van der Mik, Lead Coordinator and Developer for Grassroots Journalism

Foundation Academy of Amsterdam is delighted to have a new volunteer* lecturer and colleague: Mikkie van der Mik.

Mikkie is appointed as the lead developer and coordinator for Grassroots Journalism, a brand-new multidisciplinary course at Foundation Academy. Mikkie has a Bachelor of Science in Pedagogy from the Hague University of Applied Sciences, a Master of Theology and Religious Studies in Media from the VU University, and a Master of Gender Studies from the Utrecht University. 

Mikkie works at the Faculty of Religion and Theology at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and hopes to provide internship opportunities for VU University students, particularly for the upcoming Grassroots Journalism program. In 2023, more details regarding the Grassroots Journalism will be accessible. Having a new volunteer colleague at Foundation Academy of Amsterdam makes us very happy.

*All the staff of Foundation Academy of Amsterdam are volunteer scholars and professionals who believe in the mission of Foundation Academy of Amsterdam. The mission of Foundation Academy of Amsterdam is to provide education for the full development of the human personality and to the strengthening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. It shall promote understanding tolerance and friendship among racial and religious groups. Since 2006 Foundation Academy provides low budget and in many cases free education for citizens of the majority world, migrants, refugees, and persecuted minorities...

--Inspired by article 26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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