Kitty de Vries

Knowledge Broker
Erasmus University Rotterdam


Kitty is the knowledge broker for the ‘Growing Up Together in Society (GUTS)’ project. Her goal is to bridge the gap between research and society, by facilitating the exchange of knowledge and orchestrating meetings to foster collaboration. She works closely with researchers from seven universities, helping them involve society in their work. Additionally, Kitty is responsible for managing the GUTS project’s visibility. This involves overseeing the social media strategy, maintaining the website, and managing the project’s newsletter. With a background in cognitive neuropsychology and a master’s in Youth Development & Social Change, she brings her experience and passion for youth participation, diversity, and inclusion to the team.

Photo: Alexander Santos Lima