Emily Luijbregts Celebrating Women in Project Management

Emily Luijbregts Celebrating Women in Project Management

Emily Luijbregts


Location: Breda, The Netherlands

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Emily has been working in project management for over a decade and is passionate about sharing knowledge and supporting other female leaders to succeed. She loves working virtually and with other cultures.

See Emily’s 2019 Celebrating Women In Project Management profile.

More from Emily Luijbregts: Podcast Episode #160 with Elise Stevens – Diversity in project management.

What is your project management super power?

Empathy and being able to build a team. I’m a true people person!

How can gender diversity be improved in the project management profession?

I think we need to look at every industry individually and find ways to improve the representation of women in leadership roles.

As the profession evolves, what skills do you think will be key for future success?

Managing teams remotely/building teams across different cultures.

How do you recover from difficult situations?

Open transparency.

What are your tips and techniques for conflict resolution?

Be the calm in the storm. Be objective and look at the facts, not the emotion behind the conflict.

Which 3 words best describe why you enjoy being a project manager?

People, complexity, challenging.




Hello amazing women of the project management world! My Celebrating Women in Project Management Series highlights your stories to inspire others, raise the profile of women in the project management profession, and to further strengthen our global network.

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