Dutchess Capital



immersive investment program and curated opportunity platform for the development of female talent


Saina (24)

Through my participation in the Class of 2020, I have gained a more thorough understanding of financial news. Terms like ‘earnings per share’ or ‘initial offering’ don’t puzzle me anymore.

Heleen (23)

The guidance by Dutchess Work throughout this process has been invaluable - from rigorous interview preparation to getting up to speed for my internship.

Alexandra (26)

My participation in the Dutchess Capital Class of 2020 gave me the confidence and skill set to succeed.



Immersive program to develop top-quality investment decision-making skills and to learn how to express your view on the financial markets

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Dutchess work

Accessible platform where curated opportunities meet ambitious talent

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Women in our Investment Program

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Industry Partners

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Dutchess Community



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Sophie Tiel Groenestege

After traveling around the 🌏 , Sophie is now pursuing a Masters in Accounting & Financial Management at Rotterdam School of Management👩🏻‍💻. She has an innate interest in the financial sector with internship experience at one of the worlds biggest asset managers to back it up 💪🏻. Sophie enjoys learning new skills and making genuine connections. As a board member, she cares mostly about innovation and the advancement of female talent. 

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Claire Post

With her consultancy and YesDelft! experience, while pursuing a MSc in Transport, Infrastructure, and Logistics at TU Delft 👩🏻‍🔧, Claire brings unique areas of expertise and experience to investing. At Dutchess Capital, we are proud to combine knowledge from diverse fields. Claire is passionate about diversity and looks forward to conveying her enthusiasm to this year’s class.

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Mandy Erkelens

As a participants in the Class of 2021, Mandy is our investing expert and knows what the participants of this year’s Class want and need. Mandy is currently pursuing an MSc in Quantitative Finance at the Erasmus School of Economics and runs an active wear side hustle🦸🏼‍♀️. Energetic and knowledgeable as she is, during this year she is most excited about combining quantitative with qualitative skills.


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