Clarice Gargard Board Member

Clarice M.D. Gargard is a journalist, columnist, filmmaker and professional moderator. She has worked for Dutch media organisations BNN, VARA, AT5, NRC, Vogue and the Correspondent, among others. She represented the Netherlands in the United Nations organisation UN-Women in 2019. She is an advocate of political and social themes, such as emancipation and equality. Gargard sits on the Supervisory Board of the Holland Festival. She is also a Board member of Gargard Inc., an agrarian enterprise in Liberia run by her brother. 

Gargard’s parents are originally from Liberia. She was born in the United States and has lived in the Netherlands since age four. In March 2019, she released a documentary about her family and the Liberian civil wars. She then published a book that elaborates on the films subject matter.