Karin Bakker

Karin Bakker
Connector @ The Hunger Project | Leadership coach | boardroom consultant in Retail & Wholesale
The Hunger Project

Energetic and passionate entrepreneur. CEO with 20+ years of experience in (food) retail, wholesale and tourism. With specific expertise in formula and product development, organizational transformation and female leadership. As a Connector for The Hunger Project, Karin supports leaders in rural India – where thousands of illiterate women are pulling their villages out of deep poverty. With Odisha’s 100, a network of hundred extraordinary and driven women, she empowers female leaders in India and together changes the world. “Women can really make a difference worldwide. One woman can make a difference, but together we can rock the world.”
Besides her work for The Hunger Project, Karin helps people and organizations with her company The Freelane to create next level change and meaningful strategic growth. Via interim management, strategic breakthrough sessions and executive coaching. The Freelane mobilizes business creativity (design thinking) and personal leadership in people and teams. “The route to successful next level change is a bumpy road. It’s about shifting the mind, connecting from the heart and acting with purpose…. No easy road, but certainly worth the while!”