Marit van Gils is on the VIVA400 list of inspiring women and she is selected for Amsterdam Young Academy

Until November 6 you can vote for Marit to receive the VIVA400-award via


The Amsterdam Young Academy (AYA)

is an independent platform that brings together 30 talented and enthusiastic early career researchers from all faculties of the University of Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. The Amsterdam Young Academy aims:

1. To provide an independent platform to exchange critical perspectives and provide advice on academic policy from the perspective of early career researchers and lecturers;

2. To promote cross-disciplinary exchange of ideas and collaboration on complex contemporary problems;

3. To strengthen the university’s engagement with the city of Amsterdam and society.