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In 2011 Evelien graduated in Dutch Language and Literature/Communication and Information Sciences (cum laude). During her studies she focused on health communication and new media, design and optimization of persuasive and instructional texts, discourse and conversation analysis of journalistic and other institutional interviews, corporate communications, forensic linguistics and plagiarism. In 2011 she wrote a master's thesis in forensic linguistics on the role of (moral) assessments of the judge during trial negotiations with the suspect on a common version of events.

After graduation she worked temporarily as a researcher and teaching assistant in the field of forensic linguistics and conversation analysis at the VU University. At that time she was also self-employed as a communications consultant and web designer in the insurance and health industry. Since February 2013 Evelien works for the EMGO+ Institute, first as communications and policy officer and now as manager.