Willemien joined imec-SMIT-VUB in 2016 as a researcher on the topic of digital inclusion and digital literacy. From 2019 onwards, she is a communication and project assistant of the Knowledge Centre Data & Society. More specifically, she designs diverse tools and toolkits for the audiences of the Knowledge Centre. In addition, she is also one of the communication officers of the research group imec-SMIT-VUB.
Willemien has a bachelor degree in Graphic Design (Sint-Lukas Brussel) and a master degree in Communication Science (Vrije Universiteit Brussel). She obtained a certificate of the training Stakeholder Management by Levuur, that focused on the involvement and engagement of stakeholders in projects.