M. (Madeleine) van der Steege
Madeleine van der Steege comes from a family of entrepreneurs. She is a business owner, coach, writer and researcher on leadership and entrepreneurship. She has an MA Soc. Sc degree from the University of Johannesburg. She was ‘Woman of the Year Regional Entrepreneur’ (SA Business Women’s Association 2004). Her company was listed as “One of SA most promising companies” by SARF. She relocated with her family to the Netherlands in 2007. Currently Madeleine leads Synquity, represents Cranimals in Europe, directs WeSoar, a global research project on women entrepreneurs and co-leads The Bridge to Hope Project: Trafficked Survivors Journey to Independence.