I'm Emma.



Welcome to my online home. 

This website serves as the most up-to-date version of where I'm at professionally. 

Most people know me as the girl who created her own college.

When I was 17, I decided not to follow the set track of going to college. Instead, I made the world my university and learned more than I ever expected to. 

Emma's College is the platform where I share my methods, lessons learned, tips and much more.

Watch my TEDx Talk about this adventure:

Currently I spend most of my time:

Speaking on learning


the Open Fields Foundation 

Creating Emma's Notes

I give lectures on learning, using my own college as a starting point. I take the lessons I learned from creating an education in the real world and use those to inspire schools, companies and governmental organizations. 

Previous talks have been on the stages of TEDx the Amsterdam Education Gala, and Future Talks.

The Open Fields Foundation works on open, entrepreneurial, and quick-witted solutions for complex problems.

Our work arch over the borders between countries, domains, and clusters in society. In uniting the power of tech and the power of inspired citizenship we aim to advance equality.

Emma's Notes is the virtual version of my brain. I share short notes, that are somewhere between a thought and a blog. 

I write mostly about entrepreneurship, ethics, and learning.


My interests are pretty broad though. And since Emma's Notes are a little peek into my brain, don't be surprised if come at you way out of the left field. 

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