What we offer

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Keynote presentations

You can book Ardi Bouwers as a keynote speaker or discussion moderator on subjects ranging from China in the 21st century to storytelling, culture, intercultural communication and identity.
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Training

We offer fun training and workshops on intercultural communication, management, leadership and presentation skills across cultures for you or your team.
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Communication advice

We advise commercial and (non)governmental organisations on East-West communication and how to customize your presentations, promotional videos and corporate brochures for your target audience.
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Project management

We love to initate new projects, but also provide fresh enthousiasm and coherence to existing projects on intercultural communication, media and diversity, aiming to bridge gaps between Europe and China.
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Blog

Intern wanted

DEADLINE: Apply before Monday July 15.   Students in the Netherlands: apply now for an exciting internship at China Circle and […]

Has the West lost it? A provocation

Professor Kishore Mahbubani from Singapore likes to cast stones into the pond, albeit gently. On May 23rd, in The Hague, […]

Storytelling in Business – Masterclass

Powerful pitches and striking speeches – Are you great at elaborate explanations, but not so good at quick convincing? – […]

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Meet our team

Ardi Bouwers

Ardi Bouwers

Ardi Bouwers has the unique combination of in-depth knowledge of China and a broad experience in journalism and intercultural management. She teaches at universities in both the Netherlands and China, on China in the 21st century, on intercultural communication and storytelling.
Tao Yue

Tao Yue

Tao Yue is devoted to intercultural understanding and business improvement. She provides customized East-West intercultural training and coaching and develops insightful business case studies and executive training materials.
Kathleen Ferrier

Kathleen Ferrier

Kathleen Ferrier follows the rise of China from a broad political perspective. Kathleen combines her unique experience as a political insider – she was a respected member of the Dutch Parliament for a decade – with a deep knowledge of Hong Kong, where she lived from 2013 until 2018.
Bei Wang

Bei Wang

Bei Wang is a very experienced media consultant and communications strategist with cross-border and cross-industry expertise. Bei is a business consultant and media entrepreneur specialized in the public sector, the private sector, media and the creative industry.

What clients say

"The Masterclass was jam-packed with exceptional experiences and information."   "Compliments to Ardi Bouwers. An inspiring speaker!"
HOVO Leiden

HOVO Leiden

Leiden

“Tao and Ardi, thanks for your great talk! We’ve heard quite a lot of positive feedback about the topic and your workshop!”
UvA Alumni Association

UvA Alumni Association

Amsterdam

"Great and very interactive workshop, gave insight into the way the Dutch communicate and the differences with the Chinese style."   - Doctors of Business Administration group
Jinan University

Jinan University

Guangzhou, China

“Thanks again for the very interesting and highly interactive guest lecture. Students’ feedback about it was extremely positive.”
Zuyd University of Applied Sciences

Zuyd University of Applied Sciences

Maastricht

"Very inspiring talk on Storytelling for Cities, interesting examples and great to use your insights for our city."
Global Mayors Forum

Global Mayors Forum

Delegate from Nanjing

Get in Touch

OUR OFFICE
Surinamestraat 38
2585 GK The Hague
The Netherlands

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Ardi Bouwers
+31 6 2323 4404
ardi@chinacircle.nl

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