WHY U? Donna Rijkers

Who are U?

I’m Donna Rijkers. I have been working for U.NXT for just a little more than a year now. I have a background in American Studies and I’m currently responsible for everything related to office and communication for U.NXT.

What do U live for?

I live for the small moments in life that make everything worth it.

Why did U choose U.NXT?

I chose U.NXT because I believe that education can be done differently, and most importantly, can be much more fun. Coming from an interdisciplinary background, I believe that this approach is the way forward and U.NXT fits this perfectly.

What do U do for U.NXT?

I currently focus on everything and anything related to communication and office. At the moment, we are increasing our social media presence and the general interest in U.NXT.

What does creativity mean to U?

To me, creativity means doing whatever you want, the way you want. It means not conforming to rules set by society. It means doing your own thing, regardless of what anyone else thinks.

What does business mean to U?

Business is what drives the world. Business often has a negative connotation, but I believe business should be used to do something good in the world, to create a sustainable environment for the future generations to live in. Business has a big responsibility that should not be ignored in that sense.

What does education mean to you?

Education should be something that is enjoyed. It should give you the basis to develop as a young professional. Education should be adaptable and it should be personalized to give everyone the best opportunity.

How do U see the future?

Even though the future may seem bleak, I hope that our current and future generations can do some good and create meaningful and sustainable environments. We should look ahead and apply creativity to any industry to innovate and ensure a positive future.

Why should U join U.NXT?

You should join U.NXT if you want to make a difference in the world. If you believe things can be done differently in the future. U.NXT will give you all the tools you will need to set yourself ahead and give you the opportunity to explore yourself as a professional in the world.

What motto do U have for me?

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”
– Theodore Roosevelt