Wassila Hachchi was born in Rotterdam, Netherlands on January 6th, 1980 as the daughter of first-generation Moroccan immigrants.
She studied at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam and graduated with a Master’s degree in Business Administration with a focus in Strategic Management. With her diploma in her pocket, she chose to work at the Royal Dutch Navy as a military officer.
After 4 years Wassila took off her uniform and worked at the Ministry of Economic Affairs. In January 2008 she received the award Young Official of the Year 2007, for outstanding performance in public service. The Ministry of Defense offered her a new position in early 2009, not long after that she made the switch to politics.
On June 17, 2010 she was sworn in as Member of Parliament (MP). After almost 6 years as a Dutch MP, she resigned to support Hillary Clinton in her run for President of the United States where she gained valuable insight into American politics and the 2016 presidential election.
During her time as MP she started Dialogue Digital – a tech enabled platform to make an impact on the world. Dialogue Digital is a safe online space for intelligent conversations to drive social change. In 2015 she shared her story at TEDx Amsterdam Women and led a successful crowd funding campaign. Wassila is a social entrepreneur; she is a Speaker, Coach and (Campaign) Consultant at DIALOGUEE.
Ines Baricevic is a community builder, a marketer and a business developer with an international experience in Europe and the Middle East. She has lived abroad 6+ years in Oman, Bahrain, Italy, Slovenia and Croatia and worked in both corporate and international NGO sector.
After receiving a degree in Communications and Media from University of Ljubljana in Slovenia, Ines started her career with an international organization AIESEC, a leadership platform for young people to discover and develop their leadership potential. In 2010 she reallocated to Bahrain to set up a training and development department of the same organization and a year later took over as the Country Manager. This experience created an opportunity for her to work with consulting leadership teams and potential business prospects on their engagement with youth and indirectly perfect her communication and project management skills, leadership and organizational management.
Ines’ career took her away from the NGO field into the corporate sector where she developed the extensive understanding of the local and regional markets as well as different industries. In 2013 she joined one of Oman's most prominent Business Groups in the capacity of Business Development Director working closely with the Group CEO.
Following that experience she has entered in the startup field as a member of the founding team of Startup Oman. In addition she took a role ofthe community manager and the host of Startup Grind Muscat chapter of theworld's biggest community for entrepreneurs.
Having facilitated over 40 workshops and trainings across Europe and the Middle East, she is an experienced facilitator, speaker and mentor.
Currently Ines works as an online consultant for entrepreneurs on a variety of projects worldwide concerning marketing, business development and community management. She is an avid traveler.
“What do you feel and see when you’re on the internet? Millions and millions of words exploding everywhere. People are constantly talking. But to what purpose? Now is the time to listen, think and then speak. Dialogue Digital is my dream and vision that has come to fruition. Dialogue Digital is an online platform where people can come together for intelligent conversations. But let me first share my story.” – Wassila Hachchi
Do you have perspective and passion for social issues? Do you want to increase your influence on society together with others? And do you want to voice your opinion? This is the place for your to start. Join Dialogue Digital, click the button below. - The Dialogue Digital Team
In the 21st century we need to create conscious conversations that make a difference in the world. Powerful dialogue changes communities, families, and relationships. DIALOGUEE creates the answers for that; we offer speaking, consultancy, coaching and workshops to:
· Support people to understand what a true dialogue means;
· Learn them how to create a safe space for dialogue;
· Show them how to master listening;
· Inspire them to manage self dialogue first, to bring the fullness of themselves to the dialogue;
· Coach them to be resilient.
Feel free to contact us if you are interested. - The DIALOGUEE Team