Building bridges between the corporate world and her own generation, Lecyca Curiel currently works as a Generation Z keynote speaker for international think thank WHETSTON. This year she has started her academic career at Erasmus University College, which led her to aspire a bachelor’s in Cultural Anthropology in 2019. On Sundays, she teaches children from underprivileged neighborhoods at the IMC Weekendschool. In 2016, Lecyca was offered a scholarship for the Women2Women conference in Boston, where she has been an annual intern thereafter. Lecyca has Indonesian and Dutch Caribbean roots. Her connection to her ancestral history translates into her current practices as she continuously strives for cultural diversity and mutual understanding. Lecyca is passionate about hip hop culture, documentary filmmaking, spirituality, and indigenous culture. She uses education, film, and public speaking to contribute to a more inclusive society, create an all-encompassing narrative, and limber up reference frameworks.
Updated May 2019
More from Lecyca Curiel
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.
Moving Towards A More Inclusive and Future-Oriented Dutch National Commemoration.
Lisa and Lecyca researched to what extent the Dutch National Remembrance is inclusive and sustainable, and how we can use lessons from the past to guide us into a more inclusive future.
75 Years Liberation: Towards a more inclusive and sustainable commemoration
Yesterday in the Netherlands it was National Remembrance Day and today it's Liberation Day. Days that inevitably have our attention, but which we also question. The past years have seen an increase in criticism about this ambiguous moment of commemoration. Is the Dutch National Remembrance inclusive and sustainable? And how can we use the lessons from the past to guide us into a better future?
Humanity in Action The Netherlands Commemorates 75 Years of Freedom
On 4 May we commemorate the victims of the Second World War and on 5 May we celebrate the liberation of the European part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands from the German occupation. Which stories do we remember today to celebrate our freedom and which stories are still missing?
Fellowship Vlog: Community Day #1
The 2019 Amsterdam Fellows banded together to devote a day of their Fellowship to helping clean the plastic from Amsterdam's canals. Listen to why they are taking action to protect the environment.
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.