Sacha van Tongeren
As a creative connector, Sacha van Tongeren has been one of the initiators of countless successful programs and innovation processes, including Fairphone, Creative Care Lab, The Art & Science of Dementia Care, Maakplaats 021 and OBA NEXT. Sacha is affiliated with Kennisland as a KL Associate and she coordinates the Living a Whole Life program for innovators within healthcare organisations for the elderly.
As an innovator in the public and cultural sector, Sacha builds strategic partnerships and programs that transcend borders, based on concepts that challenge the status quo and support change. Often in an international context, and always based on the connection between creative technology and society.
With a broad and extensive ++THNKShe is also a THNK alumnus. in the creative and cultural sector, Sacha operates as a link between social, economic and artistic convictions. She focuses on the long-term vision of teams, partners and stakeholders: how do we envision the ideal society, and what do we do to ensure that free access to knowledge, care, culture and information is also common for future generations?
The way in which Kennisland turns target groups into people and helps public organisations to develop an innovation culture is exactly what is needed to mobilise the necessary strength for major system issues.