Participatory Action Research for Positive Change

Wilma van der Vlegel


Wilma van der Vlegel is a certified action researcher and PAR-trainer at 7Senses. She finished the Training Track of the 7Senses PAR Practitioners Program with success and is by conducting her first action research for her 7Senses internship in Den Haag. Her action research focused on Health and Wellbeing in neighborhoods in Den Haag. She is currently conducting several action researches in The Hague and Rotterdam, all in the field of health and social-services.

Wilma has a background in healthcare as a nurse, in healthcare management, and as a policy advisor on integrated care. She has a especially great interest in integrated care and care for elderly. Besides her work as a researcher Wilma works as a lecturer at the University of applied sciences in Utrecht at the Masters programme of Integrated Care (Master innovatie zorg en welzijn).

Read more about Wilma’s project Gezond & Gelukkig Den Haag