Dafne van Baarle

Intercultural Trainer and Facilitator

Dafne shares with empathy and perspective her knowledge on Dutch and Arab cultures.


As a graduate of Arabic Language and Culture at Leiden University and 25+ years of experience in the Arab World, Dafne understands the issues and misunderstandings participants may experience when working across cultures. She brings in an acute understanding of her own Dutch background, extensive experience abroad and an open and curious mind

Intercultural Trainer

Dafne is an experienced intercultural trainer. She has worked with Dutch embassies and consulates, municipalities and ministries, and a range of corporate clients. Her focus is on supporting her clients in navigating the challenges of intercultural interaction, and appreciating its beauty and benefits. She enjoys translating her knowledge of other cultures into informative and interactive learning interventions.

And more

Dafne is on the board of two NGOs active in the Arab World, www.majal.org and www.roia.org. She loves reading, visiting museums, spending time in nature, and traveling to the Arab World and beyond.