Juxhina Malaj


About Juxhina Malaj

A wanderluster and bibliophile passionate about oil painting, photography, and documentary films. She holds a B.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication from the American University in Bulgaria and is currently studying Master's in Communication Science at the University of Vienna.


Technisches Museum Wien – Let the adventures begin! 

Our first in-person TEDxVienna Salon event is approaching and we cannot wait to exchange ideas and explore Adventures Within Work. The event will take place at the Technisches Museum Wien (Vienna Technical Museum), our main sponsor this year.  With over 22,000 m² of exhibition space, the over-a-century-old museum is the […]


The Impact of Reproductive Technology on Identity: An Interview with Albert Frantz 

When I wrote about the controversial topic of surrogacy and the ethical and legal issues it comes with, I never thought that the article would put me in contact with someone who is a “product” of reproductive technology, albeit not surrogacy per se. Shortly before turning 30, Albert Frantz found out […]


How Do We Stop Drowning in Plastic When Our Lives Depend on It?

Whether we realize it or not, we eat and breathe plastic every day. Plastic is present in almost everything we use. The keys I am pressing on my keyboard to write this sentence contain plastic. So does the electronic device you are using to read this. Let’s face it: we […]


The one with the Surrogate

  If you have watched F.R.I.E.N.D.S, you might remember how the show took a modern stance on motherhood.  **spoiler alert**   We saw Phoebe agreeing to be the surrogate mother for her brother and his wife. Then we saw Rachel as a single mother (at first). In the final season, we saw […]


Celebrating Earth Day in the Midst of a Pandemic

2020, or as we know it, “the future”. This was supposed to be the year we would finally get to see Amazon deliver packages via drones. This was supposed to be the year we would finally get to experience hyperloops and even flying cars! Fast forward and here we are, […]