[VIDEO] Next Gen Philanthropy Forum: Maayke Damen
The Excess Material Exchange
Maayke Damen is from The Netherlands. She graduated from Utrecht University in Sustainable Development and from the University of Hong Kong. Maayke dreams of a world where waste would not exist. Taking her inspiration from nature to reform economic and industrial systems, she started her entrepreneurial journey by co-founding The Excess Material Exchange, a digital platform allowing companies to exchange exceeding materials avoiding it to be wasted. Next to that, Maayke is also Chapter Leader at the Singularity University (SU) in Amsterdam, leading the subject of technology for action towards climate change, water and energy management.