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Verhoef- Cohen, Mariet

President, Women for Water Partnership (WfWP), The Netherlands

Mariet Verhoef-Cohen is owner of Bacolet Translations, operating worldwide in the language industry. Language is her passion and she emphasizes on the quality of communication in other languages. Mariet currently is President of Women for Water Partnership. The partnership consists of 26 member organizations with various backgrounds, spread over the world. The common goal is to position women as leaders, agents of change, experts and partners to achieve equitable access to water for all and for all uses. In heart and soul a Soroptimist, Mariet was President of Soroptimist International of Europe from 2007 – 2009, after which she focused on the African Soroptimist Clubs and their projects and the Future SI Africa Federation. Mariet is a communicator pure sang with the ability to connect people of all walks of life. She has lived, studied and worked in Belgium, the United Kingdom, France and the Netherlands.