In March 2011 Jacqueline joined the secretariat of Leyden Academy. Here she provides support to the scientific staff as well as to educational activities.
Jacqueline started her career in the food and beverage sector. She worked as a manager, receptionist and front desk officer. After which she became a secretary and fundraiser for the Pieterskerk, were she managed several projects like Ramen met Namen and was an active member of Vrienden van de Pieterskerk.