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Women in technology

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Discover the world of high-tech through the eyes of the women who make it

Are you curious about what it is like to work in technology as a woman? Well, you're in the right place! We at Innovatiecluster Drachten welcome diversity in the high-tech industry and are super excited to bring you the stories of women who have built careers in these dynamic fields. From engineers to leaders, their experiences are both inspiring and insightful.

Take a look around, be inspired by the videos in which our technical heroines share what drives them. Who knows, maybe you will soon see yourself as the next innovator who will change the world. And remember, technology isn't just soldering and screwing – it's creativity, it's future thinking, it's teamwork. It's everything you want to bring to it.

Are you at the beginning of your technical journey or are you ready for the next step? Then check our vacancies and internships. Who knows, you might find the job that suits you perfectly at one of our top companies.

And oh, also follow us on social media to stay up to date with the latest stories, events and opportunities.

Dive in, the tech world is waiting for you!


Anne Koet – Sparkk Technologies
Djoke Attema – NTS Norma
Sietske Dijkstra – FMI Improvia
Kina Bijleveld – Philips
Wilma East – Photonis
Meta van Essen – XPAR Vision
Mariska Okkema – BD Kiestra
Lucy Boersma – STORK
Larissa Drysdale – ZiuZ
Esmé Salverda – FMI Improvia