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Career highlights / Resume

Education

2015-present: (University of London, SOAS, UK)

  • Masters Degree in Global Diplomacy, with a focus on the United Nations & the United States in the world

2011-2013: (Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, USA)

  • Bachelors Degree in International Business with a focus in Marketing & Economics

2008-2011: (Colorado State University, USA)

  • Studied Speech and Communication at Colorado State University

2003-2008: (Knippenberg College, Netherlands)

  • Highschool degree in Economy and Social Science

Non-Profit-Organization

2014-present:

  • Chairwoman of the Rahal Frikh Foundation that is a non-profit organization seeking to bring self-reliance and independence to women and children in Morocco, Africa.
  • Integrated current foundation values and strategies that supports child-development through long term education and sport programs as well advocates for women economic independence in man-dominated societies.

Professional Basketball Career

2016-2017: (Osmaniye, Turkey)

  • Signed with Premiere Turkish Professional Basketball club Osmaniye

2015-2016: (Arras, France)

  • Signed professional contract with Arras Pays D’artois in the French top league, while establishing herself to be among the top players in scoring and best defending rebounder in the French Pro League.

2014-2015: (Ankara, Turkey)

  • Premiere Turkish Professional Basketball League player

2013-2014: (Bourges Basket, France)

  • Signed her professional contract with the French Euro league team Bourges Basket
  • Final Four Europa-league Women Finalist
  • French Champion 2014

Summer 2013:

  • Signed WNBA training camp contract with the Connecticut Sun

2012-2013: (Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia USA)

  • Led the Saint Joseph’s women’s basketball team to the 2013 Atlantic 10 Championship title and NCAA Tournament appearance
  • Atlantic 10 First Team All-Conference
  • Atlantic 10 All-Championship Team
  • Big 5 Player of the Year
  • All-Big 5 First Team
  • Hawk Classic All-Tournament Team honoree
  • 2012 Gator Holiday Classic All-Tournament Team selection
  • Five time Big 5 Player of the Week (11/19, 12/10, 1/7, 1/14, 2/18, 2/25)
  • Three time Atlantic 10 Co-Player of the Week (11/19, 1/14, 2/18)
  • com Player of the Week (12/10, 2/25)
  • Hawk Classic All-Tournament Team honoree
  • Scored 1,000th career point on February 24, 2013 at Fordham
  • Led SJU in scoring 19 times and scored in double figures 22 times
  • Led SJU in rebounding 26 times
  • Posted 16 double doubles, the most by a Hawk since 1992-93
  • Just the fifth SJU player to average a double-double for the season with 14.9 points and 10.4 rebounds per game
  • Her scoring average is the fifth highest in a career at SJU and her rebounding average is third
  • Her 333 rebounds are the third most in a single season at Saint Joseph’s, while her 10.4 rpg average is fifth
  • Finished the season with 476 points, good for 16th most in a single season at Hawk Hill
  • Her 47 blocked shots tied for fourth most in a single season
  • Matched the SJU record with 21 rebounds at Saint Francis and added 18 points and four blocked shots
  • Posted a then career-high 24 points and added 11 rebounds versus Villanova
  • Scored 24 points and had 18 rebounds in win over Richmond
  • Tallied 18 points and added eight rebounds, three blocks, three assists and three steals in win over #5 Maryland
  • Had a career-high 27 points and added 15 rebounds at Penn
  • Averaged 19.0 ppg and 7.5 rpg at the Gator Holiday Classic
  • Scored a team-high 26 points and had 13 rebounds at Fordham
  • Tallied 21 points and 10 rebounds in Atlantic 10 semifinal victory over #11 Dayton
  • Led SJU with 14 points and nine rebounds in NCAA Tournament game against Vanderbilt

2011-12: (Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia USA)

  • Signed Letter of Intent with Saint Joseph’s University
  • Sat out the 2011-12 season per NCAA rules after transferring from Colorado State
  • Named team’s Roosevelt hunter Community Service Award recipient

2010-11: (Colorado State University, USA)

  • Started eight games and played in 15 total contests
  • Posted a career-high 6.4 rebounds per game
  • Led the Rams in rebounding four times and scoring twice
  • Matched career-high with 22 points and added 10 rebounds against Denver
  • Earned a double-double of 18 points and 12 rebounds in victory over Texas A&M Corpus Christi
  • Tallied a team-high 16 points against Colorado
  • Added 16 points in win over Western Carolina

2009-10: (Colorado State University, USA)

  • Selected to the CSU Classic Tournament All-Star Team
  • Appeared in 30 games with 13 starts
  • Averaged a career-best 12.6 points per game during the season
  • Finished seventh in the Mountain West in blocks per game (1.1), ninth in free-throw percentage (.742), and 10th in scoring (13.1)
  • Scored a career-high 22 points at Northern Colorado
  • Posted first career double-double (15 points, 13 rebounds) against Wyoming
  • Added a 16-point, 10-rebound double-double at New Mexico
  • Tallied 17 points against Air Force

2008-09: (Colorado State University, USA)

  • Signed letter of Intent with Colorado State University
  • Played in 24 contests with three starts
  • Scored a season-high 18 points against Northern Colorado
  • Added seven points and five rebounds against New Mexico

National Team Netherlands

2014 – present:

  • Dutch Senior National Basketball Team established player.

2013:

  • Led the Senior Dutch National Team at the 2013 Euro Basket Olympic qualification tournament in scoring (14.7) and rebounding (9.7)

2011:

  • Played for the Netherlands at the 2011 FIBA U-20 European Championships where she led all players with five double-doubles and ranked second in field goals attempted per game (12.5), third in rebounding (11.6), and fifth in blocked shots (1.4)

2010:

  • Played for the Netherlands at the 2010 FIBA U-20 European Championships where she helped her team in scoring (9.4), rebounding (7.5) and assists (1.6)
  • Selected to the Senior Dutch National Team in 2010

2008:

  • Played for the Netherlands at the 2008 FIBA U-18 European Championships where she helped her team in scoring (8.1), rebounding (6.5) and assist (1.6)

2006:

  • Participated in the 2006 FIBA U-18 European Championships

Community Service

2014 – present:

  • Advocate for human rights

2013:

  • Selected as the NCAA Woman of the Year Nominee winner of Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia for her leadership on and off the basketball court
  • Selected as the A-10 Conference nominee winner for the NCAA Woman of the Year award
  • Selected as the Woman of the Year award nominee (National USA) for her leadership on and off the basketball court
  • Active member of the “Heart of a Hawk” service program in Philadelphia
  • President of the Children’s Hope United Foundation
  • Roosevelt Hunter Community Service Award recipient 2013
  • Volunteer at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Volunteer at Chosen 300 serving food to homeless people in Philadelphia

2012:

  • Active member of the “Heart of a Hawk” service program in Philadelphia
  • Roosevelt Hunter Community Service Award recipient 2012
  • Founded non-profit organization Children’s Hope United
  • Volunteer at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Volunteer at Chosen 300 serving food to homeless people in Philadelphia

2011:

  • Member of the Habitat for Humanity program 2011 helping homeless rebuilding their house

2010:

  • CSU Women’s Basketball Community Service Award winner 2010
  • Member of the Habitat for Humanity program 2010 helping homeless rebuilding their house

2009:

  • Member of the Habitat for Humanity program 2009 helping homeless rebuilding their house
  • Volunteer at the homeless shelter serving food in Colorado, Fort Collins

2008:

  • Member of the Habitat for Humanity program 2008 helping homeless rebuilding their house