Veronique De Leener
Veronique De Leener, Director of Maks vzw, based in Brussels Region Capital since the beginning (1999)
Head secondary school Brussels (1987-1999)
Master in Linguistics: French Spanish
I presented digital storytelling in international conferences such as Athens or Northampton as a practitioner, talking by digital storytelling with women victims of violence or prevention hate crimes.
Maks is situated in one of the most deprived neighbourhoods of Brussels, namely Kuregem. Our aim is to facilitate social mobility by fighting digital illiteracy . Digital storytelling is a part of our work . Since our start we have realised about 800 digital stories working on a varieton of different themes: diversity, burn out, womens vuctims of violence, hate crimes and “radicalisation”