US & partners

Monika was born in the Netherlands, continued (part of) her youth in Pakistan and developed an interest in cultures and diversity. Married to Everard Warffemius and mother of Sander.

Professional Background
Monika holds a Masters Degree of Science in Organisational Development and a Masters Degree of Science in Education, and an MBA from Henley Management College.

Furthermore she is a Certified Management Consultant and holds licenses for several methods, like the Intercultural Readiness Checklist, Management Drives and Multiple Intelligences Development Assesment Scales, MIDAS. She is qualified to work with the Diversity Icebreaker, DISC Genuine as well as Cultural Transformation Tool of Barrett. She has been active as a Board Member of the Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research and was chair of the female entrepreneurs in her region, Dea Dia. Of course she is a long time member of the Order of Management Consultants in the Netherlands. For years she was a Member of PWN (Professional Women Network) and the EWMD.

She is a specialist in organizational development, change and strategic management with a long term commitment to the effective intercultural interaction. Focus is on creating opportunities for dialogue in complex organizations undergoing change with a core interest in organizational development and process consulting. She has seen the impact of combining Organizational Development with Personal Professional Development.

She works both in the corporate sector as well as with local and national governments where programmes have included leadership, business ethics, teambuilding, intercultural negotiation and conflict management. Tracking and changing mind bugs in mental models from which leaders promote their vision and implementation is always part of her approach.

She has been a lecturer at the NATO pre Partnerships for Peace Programme for Eastern and Central European Officers from the start in 1991. She has developed a new organizational due diligence project which was launched in 2002. Management Development has her full attention and spirit. She has been responsible for several years at the TiasNimbas Business School for the Professional Development Part.

Monika is an experienced executive (e-) coach and mentor, working with clients at senior levels with a focus on empowering individuals and their groups to enhance their performance. Her work has included both one-to-one executive coaching and team coaching assignments.

Clients

Monika’s recent work includes projects for clients such as MAN, NATO, Geodis Wilson, VOITH, Philips, Lufthansa, Oxfam, BOSCH, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, Henley Management College, Tias Nimbas Business School, University of Groningen, Telfort, Avebe, Shell, Chamber of Commerce NL, Antwerp Management School, Jessa Hospital.

Certified to work with, for example:
– MIDAS: Multiple Intelligences
– Diversity Icebreaker
– Management Drives
– IRC Intercultural Readiness Check
– DISC genuine
– CTT: Cultural Transformation Tool
– Diversophy

Monika is a member of SIETAR and several Women’s and Entrepreneurs networks. Associate partner of several international management consultancies.

Strategic partners

We at Unique Sources develop through cooperation with a number of strategic partners. The following people with their skills, talents and passion have contributed throughout the years in projects, trainings, product development and existence of Unique Sources. New connections make this list with names grow. To be as effective as possible we construct the most effective and attractive diverse team of trainers, coaches and consultants. Many interns like Hibo Mohammed, Najat Agzanay, Hicham Chamekh, Paulina Quivuoazoa and a diverse team of 50 Youth Ambassadors have learned at Unique Sources and increased the organizational strengths and dynamics.

Elisa Alberto Marja Langenberg Michael Hardtmann
Eveline o’Brien Aleksandra Luboinska Harry van Heugten
Ilja van den Bos Saskia Maas Marcus Hildebrandt
Duschka de Brouwer Bianca Maasdamme Freddy Pope
Klaartje Gimbrère Josti Meijers Fabio dos Reis Brito
Mary Farmer Frida Pathuis Peter Schravendeel
Kees Hazelhoff Paula Steenwinkel Jeremy Solomons
Liesbeth Hillers Rita Wuebeller Jeremy Smith
Bernadette van Houten Margareth Yorks-Sedney Stephen Smith
Helga Hohn Wietske Zeper Romeo Yorks
Nel Jessurun Sjef van Bommel Henning Zorn
Mike Euphrosina

"Het was een verfrissende en beeldende wijze die mij heeft geholpen om oude zaken af te sluiten en nieuwe te ontwikkelen."

De Witte Kookster

"Monika is a hands-on expert with regard to cognitive / intuitive processes which are needed for human capital work."

Return on People

"Open, integraal, direct, concreet, praktisch en last but not least: vrolijk en optimistisch."

vsnu

VSNU

"Working with Monika is always great fun."

Hildebrandt and Associates, Berlin

"Ik werk graag met Monika omdat ook openheid en eerlijkheid een bijzonder goede basis vormen voor zaken doen.”

De duizendpoot.

"Ik heb mijn uren bij US ervaren als zeer bijzonder, uitstijgend boven het 'uurtje factuurtje' niveau en hoop er vaak over de vloer te komen."

TPYC

Monika ontmoeten is altijd feest. 'Alles is energie' is een toepasselijke zin. Zij hééft energie en gééft energie. Als coach heb ik haar ervaren, maar ook als begeleider van 'mijn' directie op onze he

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Karin Kooij

"Zet aan tot nadenken, experimenteren en blijft ook hangen. Respectvol, doorpakken, direct, innovatief gebruik van methoden."

vsnu

VSNU

"Monika as a business partner: an energetic and pro-active professional with hunger for knowledge."

PC&O

"Radiant and energetic, I think that is a good description for Monika."

Adviseur voor de Rechtsspraak

"De oprechte en positieve betrokkenheid in hun trajecten, heeft ervoor gezorgd dat ik meer zelfvertrouwen heb gekregen."

TPYC

"Bij Monika moet je nu eenmaal transparant zijn en word je gedwongen over jezelf na te denken. Voor iemand als ik mag dat vaker gebeuren."

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