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Una Collective is a human-centric, data-driven consultancy that enables companies to build more diverse & inclusive teams.
As employees, we encourage each other to grow and innovate. As a company, we roll up our sleeves to challenge the status quo.

Our solution is bespoke and flexible, and scales to meet the needs of any business. Even yours.

It’s about our people knowing that they’re 
valued where they work.

Meet our leadership team


Founder & CEO

Sofia is a strategic business leader with a great dedication to international entrepreneurship and gender equality in business and culture. With a self-made career in ethical hacking, reverse malware analysis, cybersecurity audits and governance, Sofia is an internationally revered and recognised cybersecurity expert and CEO & founder of Athenorm intelligence. In 2020, based on her dedication to SDG5 and SDG10, Sofia founded Una Collective and Gender Equality Impact.


“Una Collective provides innovative and expert consultancy that drives success in business and culture. We do this by advancing gender equality, diversity and inclusion. We support leaders and changemakers through resources and expertise.”

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Sofia Nabila Echadli

Rixt Herklots

Managing Director

Working as a recruitment consultant, Rixt Herklots ran into gender prejudices and biases on a regular basis. Refocusing her career, she became an advocate for women in business through her engagement with The Next Women. Connecting female entrepreneurs with investors, she built the company into a noteworthy contender in the women empowerment space of the Netherlands and beyond. Rixt brought her skills and expertise to Una Collective to expand her level of impact by working directly with ambitious leaders and employers.

“I believe that when we as a society embrace diversity and thereby become truly inclusive, we can make a huge positive impact on our world.”

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Join our team

We are always looking for new team members in research, D&I as well as offering various internship opportunities.

Meet our Advisory Board

Jennifer Wirjosemito

Business Transformation Manager Philips

With a proven track-record of leading change programs, large-scale transformations, and improving business results in multinational organisations, she feels at home navigating environments where innovation and execution go hand in hand.  Guiding and equipping businesses - their managers and employees - in effectively dealing with change.


“Change can be an intense process. If done carefully, without losing sight of the human aspect, it creates room for beautiful opportunities that can take organisations to even higher levels.”


Where we stand

Let’s clear the air. When a business talks about diversity, it can feel forced. At Una Collective, we try to keep it simple. Diversity and inclusion are more than buzzwords, and bigger than the bottom line. It's strategically smart and it makes your company future-proof.

It’s about our people 
knowing that they’re 

valued where 
they work.

 "If you hire only those people you understand, the company will never get people better than you are. Always remember that you often find outstanding people among those you don't particularly like." - Soichiro Honda, founder of Honda

The rest of our awesome team


Nicole Willner-Brodsky
Business & Learning Development

Godaert van der Poel
Team Assistant

Nadiia Kotynkevych
Social Media Intern

Sneak peek in our pool of Consultants

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Samir Saberi

Anouk Schaap

Annelie Wambeek

Marion Mulder

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