Mitte Scheldeman obtained her Bachelor degree in Art and Culture mediation (Social Work) at Karel de Grote Hogeschool in Antwerp. She believes amongst others in art and culture as a leverage for social inclusion in intercultural societies. She obtained her Masters degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology with a specialisation in African studies at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. She did an erasmus exchange programme at the Institut for Antropologi in Københavns Universitet. At the Universiteit Antwerpen she obtained her pedagogic certificate.
Since September 2017, she works (50%) at the University foundation of Development Cooperation - www.USOS.be.
Since June 2018 she works (50%) at the Institute of Development Policy (IOB).
Besides her acamic interests, Mitte is active in Film & Documentary making and as a travel guide with Joker.