Linda Mans is a researcher and educator. She studied health sciences / gender studies (MSc) at Maastricht University. Linda’s professional focus has been to integrate the theories that arise from gender and cultural diversity research with hands-on training and experiential learning. Through Manskracht she initiates, develops and executes projects as a freelancer within the field of health (care), gender, women's/human rights, sexual and cultural diversity - in the Netherlands and internationally.
Louise Verbree is a photographer, camera-woman and video-editor. She studied photographic design at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague. As a freelancer she worked for a wide range of clients: publishers, government ministries (Netherlands), specialist journals and public broadcasting companies. She has been involved in a number of different European art projects and exhibitions, both as an artist and organiser.