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Femonationalism: Women’s rights for whom?

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. Our world’s most respected institutions, such as the United Nations (UN), have put women empowerment up on their agenda. In fact, one […]


Three ideas to make 2020 a great year

Many amongst us may be finding it hard to get excited as the new year rolls in. Climate crisis is escalating, Australia burns, a new virus is claiming lives in China, planes are being downed and tensions in the Middle East rise. Again. Welcome to 2020.  The first month of […]


All I want for Christmas is…

Our city has magically transformed into a twinkling dazzle of Christmas lights reminding us all that It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year. Colors of rich forest green, deep ruby red and sparkling gold or silver create a festive atmosphere that many of us remember from our childhoods. Yes, […]


The lingua franca of our time: English

Roughly a billion people speak English. International diplomacy is conducted in English, stocks are traded in English, almost all scientific journals are written in English and the majority of the internet is in English. When a Russian woman travelling in Brazil wants to know the cost of her bus ticket […]


Why you haven’t achieved your goals this year – and how you will in 2019 1

The year 2018 has come to an end. Looking back, how do you feel? Have you achieved your goals? What goals? Let me help you remember. Have you lost those 5 kilograms you promised yourself you would? Have you quit smoking? Have you gone out more often and made new friends? […]


What does AI have to do with creativity and compassion?

The TED2018 conference “The Age of Amazement” in Vancouver left me amazed indeed. I was sitting with my jaw dropped in Gartenbaukino on the broadcast event organized by TEDxVienna. But there was one particular talk that kept my brain busy for months after the live stream in April. It was […]