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Yanna in 't Veld

Yanna in 't Veld

YEP period 2021 - 2023, batch 24

Young Expert at Resilience B.V. - Ethiopia

YEP Role

Resilience is an international network organisation that carries out research and consultancy projects in emerging markets. Moreover, the company initiates and invests in social enterprises to develop market-based solutions for pressing issues. As a consultant at Resilience and the local subsidiary of Resilience in Ethiopia and Uganda, Yanna is involved in a variety of projects, including market research, proposal writing, and business development for agribusinesses. Yanna will particularly focus on business development in the potato sector in Uganda.


Yanna has a background in Economics with a special focus on development economics. She has a strong affinity for business development and an entrepreneurial mindset. Yanna is a team player with initiative and flexibility, she is observant, reliable, and sensitive to people around her.


  • Nationality: Dutch
  • Education: BSc Economics and Business Economics, Erasmus School of Economics. MSc International Economics, Erasmus School of Economics.

Experience before YEP

  • Internship at the TRAIDE Foundation (2021)
  • Office manager at Fysio4you (2017-2021)
  • Internship at the Economics Department at the Dutch Embassy in Ethiopia (2019) 
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Organisation: Resilience B.V.
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