Our services include:

    Cross-Cultural Training: Cultural Intelligence & Intercultural Communication Skills


Re-Starter provides tailor-made courses in cross-cultural communication for both companies and refugees

We think it’s very important to provide mentoring services to help facilitate the process of newcomer integration in both society and the job market. Maybe you want to help, but you feel unequipped. That’s why we’ve developed an intercultural communication training program for newcomers, coaches and companies.

Why is this important?

In the context of globalization, many people have to work in different cultural contexts and companies. Therefore, having intercultural communication skills and cultural intelligence is going to play a key role in the job market.

  • Cultural intelligence: the ability to function effectively in different cultural contexts.

  • Intercultural communication: the ability to communicate effectively with people from different cultural backgrounds.

Cultural intelligence and intercultural communication training transfers the foundational knowledge, skills, and mindsets required to work effectively with culturally diverse stakeholders and foster culturally inclusive work settings.

The goal?

  • Refugee training: To teach newcomers intercultural communication skills that will help them integrate in the job market, promoting self-sufficiency and social integration.

  • Professional mentor and company training: to help professional mentors, managers and employees most effectively support the process of refugee integration in the job market

Business Meet-Ups (BMUs)


The Business Meet-Up (BMU) is a regular event organized in different locations throughout the Netherlands in which entrepreneurs from the Middle East region meet with local business people. The events are hosted by different companies and provide a space to meet informally and discuss possible business opportunities. BMUs create networks, which promote innovation and integration in society. Check our event calendar for an upcoming BMU in your area. We look forward to welcoming you to the next meeting.

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Re-Starter Dinner Experience

One of the best ways to learn about cultures is food. Re-Starter Dinner Experiences provides an opportunity for individuals to learn about each other’s culture while enjoying a wonderful Middle Eastern dinner prepared by chefs from the region. Companies and/or individuals can buy a table with their friends or colleagues and meet with refugees from the MENA region while enjoying Middle Eastern hospitality.  Are you a refugee and would like to participate in hosting a table? Please let us know! Connect with us to book your table at the next dinner event!


Corporate Team Building Event:
Middle Eastern Cooking Class

Looking for an original team building event for your company or team? Connect with us and we can discuss how we organize a Middle Eastern Cooking Class.  

Are you a refugee who loves to cook and participate in a cross cultural experience? Connect with us and you can join the next team building event. Contact us!