As of today, I am officially a member of the Young Academy. The Young Academy (de Jonge Akademiy in Dutch or DJA) is a dynamic group of active scientists and scholars in the Netherlands with outspoken views about science and scholarship and the related policy. They organises inspiring activities for various target groups focusing on interdisciplinarity, science policy, and the interface between science and society. One of the projects I have been involved in and is supported by DJA is the Climate Helpdesk.
Here is how I introduced myself and talked about my concerns and ambitions for the following five years as a member: