"I have been working with Sietske for four years. With her help, I was able to deliver successful materials and content that left a great impact on our audience. Following her instructions, I have learned and developed my skills in writing and communications work. She has an excellent understanding of the context of not only Iraq but also other countries in the Middle East, as well as Iran. Sietske is there whenever I need her. She is quick to help me find a solution to any issue I face in the field. She is kind, respectful, and supportive."
NGO Communications specialist, Iraq
"I highly recommend Sietske as a coach. I was a storyteller at the beginning of my career when I started working with her. She was great in teaching and advising me. She provided simple step-by-step examples that helped me to build my storytelling capacities. She delivered the information in different creative ways and with that helped me to develop and improve my work. She found the right pace in guiding me. She is very caring, motivating and encouraging."
NGO communications specialist, Egypt
"I worked with Sietske for more than four years as her line manager. Sietske was one of my star colleagues. Over the four years, I have witnessed her passion to move supporters with her creative story telling while always honing her natural skills and developing new capacities within the wider team in the countries we operate in. What always impressed me about Sietske, which is a testament to her character, is that she has sustained a commitment over almost a decade, always finding new ways to share the plight of the people we served, never compromising on the integrity of the work and putting the interest of our field partners first."
NGO communications manager, Lebanon