Myrthe has obtained a Bachelor of Science in Earth Sciences (2019) and a Master of Science in Hydrology (2022) both at Utrecht University. As of August 2022 she started pursuing her PhD in the National Geographic World Water Map project supervised by prof. dr. ir. Marc Bierkens and dr. ir. Niko Wanders. In this PhD project she identifies causes of the global hotspots in water scarcity and evaluates the impact of actions and policies for sustainable water use.