Born in Utrecht with a high-school diploma from a tiny Norwegian village, Tess now studies Liberal Arts and Sciences in Maastricht. She focuses on Public Policy and Human Rights with a minor in Psychology and has a particular interest in children’s rights. As an events-coordinator at ImpactLab in Maastricht, she aims to help societally engaged students by organizing skills-workshops for them. Tess also helps young students with a migration background learn Dutch. In the summer, she enjoys helping out at a summer camp for Dutch families below the poverty line. This year, she helped set up an effective altruism committee in Maastricht, aimed at showing students an evidence-based approach to helping others. As a grateful graduate from an idealistic and international United World College school, she helps out with their promotion and selection of new students. In her free time she loves to sing and participate in theatre productions.
Updated May 2019
More from Tess Luttikhuis
Humanity in Action The Netherlands and COVID - 19 UPDATE
The pandemic exacerbates the pressures on the functioning of the rule of law and democracy and further emphasizes the importance of the protection of human rights globally. Humanity in Action The Netherlands has made a number of programmatic adjustments in this context.
Talking About Inequality
Senior Fellows Tess Luttikhuis and Annelie Boeren developed a short intersectional educational program with first-year secondary school students through an interactive game on the theme of inequality in Dutch society.
Humanity in Action The Netherlands announces the 2019 Dutch Fellows cohort
From a competitive pool of applicants, 14 Fellows from The Netherlands were selected to join the 2019 Humanity in Action Fellows cohort. Read the Fellows’ bios by clicking on their images below.