The business event for women professionals.

KAAI at The Self-made Summit

The Self-Made Summit

On 14 March, The Self-made Summit took place. The business event for women professionals. This is for women who want to develop in their career, expand their network or grow their business.

The Talk

Co-founder, Ine Verhaart sat at the table with inspiring women who shared their stories and experiences as true changemakers. The evening continued to a vibrant networking event.

Would you like to watch the livestream of the talk show? You can! Watch the talk here.


Organized, timeless, scratch proof, water resisted and made from the finest Italian leather. KAAI was founded in 2017 in Antwerp, Belgium, by Ine Verhaert and Helga Meersmans, who set out to reimagine the perfect work-life bag for the eclectic woman with exquisite style standards.

Make change with KAAI

For a KAAIwomen that spends a lot of time travelling around the world. Rushing from one meeting to the next during their corporate careers. Their main companions: a laptop, a mobile phone, lots of paperwork, and women’s essentials, all stuffed into their handbags. Your KAAI bag will help you to create your Self-Made dreams.

Did we miss you?

No problem! The fifth edition is already planned: The Self-Made Summit will return on the 23rd May 2024 at Circa in Amsterdam. This edition will be with Ineke Tolud (Head of Design & Development at Rituals Cosmetics), Gloria Wekker (Social and cultural anthropologist & author White Innocence) and many more.