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Recap:TEDxVienna Adventures Within Work- unusual times call for inspiring events

The day started out with an “exhibition on work” tour given by the Technical Museum’s tour guides. They walked us through a timeline of industrial revolutions and the evolution of different jobs and tools over time. It was interesting to see machines that belong to vanished jobs of the past, […]


Food for Thought: Science Distrust Debunked – Martin Kusch

Food for Thought was brought to the TEDx audience by the TEDx Vienna teams as a ‘digital dinner table.’ It is a space where professionals tackle topics such as politics, economy and how the professionals make sense of the current pandemic. On the 15th episode of Martin Kusch, a TEDx […]


World Environment Day: Must-read Environmental Articles

World Environment Day, June 5, is a United Nations’ day to raise global awareness and call for action to protection and better treatment of our environment.  The day itself has been celebrated over a few decades, since 1974, each year with a different theme on a pressing environmental issue as […]


Femonationalism: Women’s rights for whom?   Recently updated !

Although our societies are ever-changing with an increasing number of women in positions of power and leadership, women are still underrepresented and more work needs to be done. The world’s most respected institutions, such as the United Nations (UN), have put women empowerment up on their agenda. In fact, one of […]


Modern dating, a blessing or a curse?   Recently updated !

Modern dating has not only changed our rules but it is an entirely new game.  If you are dating in the modern-day, it is complicated. In a time of endless options, it is likely that you’ve found love, sex or intimacy online. In fact, regardless of whether we are in […]


Loneliness: A Myth of  Solo Travel   Recently updated !

“Is this some kind of Eat, Pray, Love?”, was the reaction I got from my partly excited and mostly worried friends when they found out I was going to travel alone to a different country every month. “Is everything alright with you?”… After all, even in modern travel books, there […]


Wildlife Conservation: An Interview with Wes Larson

As a wildlife biologist, Wesley Larson’s focus for the past 8 years has  specifically been on polar and black bears. During that time, Wes’ work took him from the United States to Africa, and even all the way to the Arctic.. He also assisted on a number of other wildlife […]


TEDxVienna turns green: How to make a large-scale event eco-friendly?

“TEDx is a bit of a role model and guides people towards innovation and how they can live their lives. We will ask attendees for their feedback because we want to give them the opportunity to tell us what they think we can do on sustainability. There are 1,000 attendees, […]


Event Recap: YouthSpeak Forum Austria 1

  “Will you speak up, act, and be a part of this movement.” YouthSpeak Forum 2019   More than half of our young population are not aware of the change they are capable of making for a better future. According to YouthSpeak Survey, 55% of youth are not familiar with […]