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About the Author

Author Info

Sophie Poldermans is the founder of "Sophie's Women of War." She personally knew Truus and Freddie Oversteegen for 20 years and worked closely with them for over a decade as a board member of the National Hannie Schaft Foundation. She is a Dutch women's rights advocate who works as a self-employed author, public speaker, lecturer and consultant on women and war and human rights-related issues from a legal, historical and sociological perspective.

She has degrees in Dutch and International Human Rights and International Criminal Law (University of Amsterdam); Peace and Conflict Studies (UC Berkeley, USA); and Human Rights and Democratization (EIUC, Venice, Italy; Vienna, Austria). She has work experience as a lecturer in Conflict Resolution and International Human Rights and Criminal Law and as an International Coordinator in Amsterdam, and as a guest lecturer in Madrid, Oslo, and Fukuoka.

She is the author of Hannie Schaft. Haar rol in het Nederlandse verzet tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog, published in the Netherlands in 2003; and Seducing and Killing Nazis. Hannie, Truus and Freddie: Dutch Resistance Heroines of WWII, published in the USA in 2019. Find out more about her and her work at: https://sophieswomenofwar.com/  and https://seducingandkillingnazis.com/

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