Participants


 

Marika Laureyns
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MARIKA LAUREYNS
Marika Laureyns is a young entrepreneur from Belgium. She studied Business Studies at the University of Ghent and finished her Masters in Marketing Management in 2012, and her teacher training in 2013. She is a member of the board of directors of the a href="http://socialekruideniervlb.be/" target=_blank>‘Sociale Kruidenier‘ (social grocer). After graduation, she continued working with Samenlevingsopbouw Gent vzw, whose biggest mission is to minimize poverty and social exclusion. Marika Laureyns established her own project within the organization called Torekes, which is about experimenting with alternative currencies in different parts of Ghent.