Karin Enfield de Vries is is Gateway Women’s part-time Operations Director as well as being a licensed Gateway Women workshop facilitator (GWS) and Gateway Women’s European Lead. Bilingual in English/Dutch (and quite handy in a few other languages too!) she lives on the Dutch/Belgian border with her British husband and cats and is childless due to a hysterectomy at 33 as part of her treatment for cervical cancer. She works in Business Transformation and Change Management, guiding people and corporate teams through transformations, as well as being a yoga teacher and singer. A graduate of Gateway Women’s 2017 Online Bee Plan B Mentorship Programme, Karin is a World Childless Week Champion and is particularly interested in creating resources for women childless due to cancer. As well as co-facilitating Reignite Weekends in the UK and Holland, she is also the facilitator for the UK/EU Hive for Gateway Women’s year-long mentorship program, the Online Bee (next intake April 2021). She is growing awareness and support for Gateway Women in the Benelux region, which has its own Dutch/English website at Gateway Women Benelux. email: You can watch a short video chat between her and Jody here.

You can go to the Dutch/English language Gateway Women Benelux website at or contact Karin directly (in either English or Dutch) at

To find out more or attend one of Karin’s free monthly Gateway Gatherings online, you’ll need first be a member of the free, private Gateway Women Europe Meetup Group which you can access/join here.

Karin also hosts a Dutch-language sub-group within Gateway Women’s Private Online Community which you can access here. (If you are not yet a member of the private online community, this link will take you to sign up page and if you’re not sure what you are joining, the first month is free and you can find out more here.)

The conversation below (in English) has subtitles in Dutch - click on the 'CC' box at the bottom right of the video to turn them on.