People

Member of the Month, May 2021, Melissa Boom “What I value most in life are the experiences I have and the people with whom I share those experiences”

Coming from AEGEE-Tilburg, we are pleased to present to you this new Member of the Month: Melissa Boom. Part of AEGEE since 2018, she knows very well what this association is — a huge family of course! — and its many possibilities. If you want to know more about Melissa’s journey (and her words of wisdom), this article awaits you! … Read more →

Member of the Month, April 2021. Iulia Simion: “Dare to try everything that AEGEE can offer”

And this member sure stuck to her word. An Aegeean for 6 years, she really has had the time to try everything: from Summer University and Agora organising to being president of her Local, and still with time for a bachelor thesis in the middle! Without further ado, let’s meet April’s Member of the Month Iulia Simion from AEGEE-Buçaresti!  Question:… Read more →

Member of the Month, March 2021, Anastasia Sidiropoulou: “AEGEE was the perfect place for me to grow as a volunteer, develop myself and find the Trainer that exists within myself.”

This election of the member of this month was quite a roller-coaster – we had so many incredible candidates. But we unfortunately could choose one just and that one is Anastasia Sidiropoulou from AEGEE-Academy! Member for two years, her AEGGE story is as amazing as she is. Because what can be better than it being about her developing and discovering… Read more →

Member of the Month – Julian van Loo: “AEGEE is the place where you can shape yourself, your values and your world view.”

Do you AEGEEans know of those rare occasions when you encounter a piece of writing that is so raw in emotion that you can feel the enthusiasm in every letter? Well, this interview is one of those! And to make things even better, it is about AEGEE and the incredible ways in which it can shape someone’s life! Of course,… Read more →

“AEGEE has absorbed me fully” ~ Member of the Month, January 2021, Ruslan Kvitnevyi.

“Excuse me, is this a joke? I can’t be a member of the month, I’m not THAT active.” (Ruslan Kvitnevyi, 2021) I honestly believed that I had found myself with no person to interview and that this January would be member-of-the-month-less. But it turns out our interviewee is just like that, such a modest person – and admittedly, has a… Read more →

“Within AEGEE, there are so many opportunities for you, don’t be afraid to take up some challenges, as the possibilities for you to learn, grow and meet new people are endless! “ ~ Teddy van Amelsvoort

November brings AEGEE a new member of the month, and this time it’s yet another familiar face. Her enthusiasm and help at the local and European help deserves recognition. We are happy to introduce the Member of the Month, November 2020, Teddy van Amelsvoort! Congratulations, Teddy, on being awarded the Member of the Month! We are all eager to hear… Read more →

“Talking is easy, but coming up with a common plan that is then followed through with – that’s hard” – October 2020 Member of the Month, Heiko Kirchner!

October has been a busy month for AEGEE, a month where AEGEEans from all over Europe gathered online for the Autumn Agora. And like every Agora, there was a lot to discuss and cross-check. The short time and need for quick answers is no easy task, but he managed to stay calm and explain difficult legal aspects in simple clear… Read more →

“Safe Person Committee has just started, so there is still a lot we can do” ~ Marlijn Mulder

New candidates arrive to present their candidatures during the second AEGEE Online Agora of this year of 2020, which takes place from the 15th to the 18th of October and marked for the SARS-COv-2 pandemic. This time, The AEGEEAN Magazine interviews one of the candidates to be a member of the Mediation Commission of AEGEE-Europe: Marlijn Mulder from AEGEE-Delft! Hello… Read more →

“Once you fail in something, you should never give up from that bad experience. Sometimes this is like football and football is a game of mistakes” ~ Iñigo Bolao

Active at the European level, contributor to many European bodies – Culture Interest Group, Language Interest Group, and The AEGEEan -, representative of the last in the improvement of External Communications of AEGEE into the Strategic Plan of 2020-2023 and aspiring Network Commission member. Let us see what Iñigo Bolao has to say! Hi Inigo and thank you for your… Read more →

“Being part of both NetCom and EaP+ has taught me the international working framework, in which I’m interested in continuing to work” ~ Ruslan Kvitnevyi

Member of AEGEE-Lviv, freelance translator, and AEGEE enthusiast. But that would be failing short to present Ruslan Kvitnevyi, a two-year-old AEGEEan who has already done more than most in that span of time! You will get to know more about all the posts he is in, but as a little preview, let me tell you the number *leans to whisper… Read more →