Vien has a masters in linguistics (Utrecht University). She worked most of her professional life as a project manager and bid manager in HR and secondment business for both small companies and multi-nationals.
She now works as a proposal writer and fundraiser for Mensen met een Missie. As a proposal writer at Mensen met een Missie, she is able to combine her writing skills with her commercial drive to win bids. She is also keen on making the perfect match between Mensen met een Missie’s peace projects and any fundraising opportunities for marginalized communities.