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Mirjam Koornneef

Founder Equal Recruitment. "How nice would it be, if everybody was threated equaly?" Recruitment with blind recruiters.

In a world where diversity and inclusion are more important than ever, Mirjam shines as a hands-on bridge-builder. Grounded in reality, she shares not just theories but draws deeply from her vast experiences to drive genuine change.

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About Mirjam Koornneef

Mirjam's heart beats for inclusivity and equality. She's the kind of person who brings people together, regardless of their abilities, with a passion that shines through in everything she does. Her journey has been one of dedication to creating a world where everyone is seen and valued for who they are. From organizing city tours led by guides with disabilities to crafting a children's book that celebrates diversity and inclusion, Mirjam's actions speak volumes.


Speaking engagement:

Keynote | Conference Speaker, Moderator | Interviewer | Emcee, Master Class


Society | Culture | Education, Innovation | Creativity, Public Speaking | Storytelling, Leadership, Motivation | Achievement | Inspiration

Field of Speaker:

Entrepreneurs, Authors, Innovators | Visionairs

Best Audience:

Managers/ Supervisors, Diverse, Nonprofit, Women

Travels from:



Dutch, English

Fee range:

from $1500 up to $4500


Diversity and inclusion

From job's joy to work satisfaction, from inclusion to meaning.



What if you had to choose between to be deaf or blind?


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Annemarie van Gaal


Mirjam Koornneef is not only a great storyteller; her story also provides something to deeply think about. Diversity and inclusion are not just tasks for the HR department; they are about job satisfaction for everyone, a better society, and a better future. Mirjam's passion will leave no one untouched.

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Jeroen Zimmerman

HR Professional

Mirjam is a natural speaker who talks enthusiastically about her projects. Her personal anecdotes draw you close to the story. She is generous as a moderator because she gives other people their time and allows them to shine.

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Karin den Bogaart


Chairwoman Mirjam is an enthusiastic entrepreneur who created an informal atmosphere during the conference, making both guests and speakers feel very welcome. Mirjam also ensured that the program was completed smoothly, while allowing space and respect for everyone. In short, a chairwoman with a love for her work.

Mirjam Koornneef