Babs Ates works as a Learning and Development Coordinator SOYEE at Plan International. She is a former Junior Knowledge Broker at the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP), one of the five Knowledge Platforms initiated by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign affairs. She is a former content manager of the F&BKP Knowledge Portal and worked on general knowledge communication activities. She completed a Master in Development and Rural Innovation and a Bachelor in Nutrition and Health at Wageningen University. For her master thesis she gained field experience in the field of food and nutrition security in Benin.
On Wednesday June 10, 2015 a presentation was given at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the World Development report 2015 “Mind, Society and Behavior” (WDR2015).