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Rape is not just a women’s issue   Recently updated !

About the words that make us uncomfortable   Rape. Sexual violence. Those words that make many of us feel uncomfortable. Words we seem to be hearing a lot about lately. More and more survivors speak out each day, and find the courage to share their stories. Yet, these victims still […]



Fed up with global hunger

3.100.000 children die each year because they didn’t have enough to eat (UNICEF, 2018a). 3.100.000 times mothers went into labor unaware of the fact that they will lose their baby to malnutrition. Think of all the untouched cribs, the blank schoolbooks, the first kisses that never were. The graduation hats […]


What working with children can teach us about leadership

Working with people can be difficult. Those who have ever found themselves in a leadership position know that people can have different types of work ethic, different habits, different preferences or completely different reality perception. They might not respect deadlines, avoid work or start conflicts for reasons that elude your […]


Love

Andrew Solomon on unconditional love and acceptance

And then I thought, all of us who have children love the children we have, with their flaws. If some glorious angel suddenly descended through my living room ceiling and offered to take away the children I have and give me other, better children — more polite, funnier, nicer, smarter — I would cling to […]


Fighting Loneliness:
An Interview with Karen Dolva

  “Solitude is fine but you need someone to tell that solitude is fine.” Honoré de Balzac Karen Dolva, co-founder of the No Isolation company, tackles different kinds of loneliness. So far she has taken it upon herself to help children with longterm illnesses and seniors. But she also challenges […]


TEDxVienna Adventures:
Color with light

It does not take much to expand on everything you know about the power of visuals. Sometimes, all you need is an iPad and a projector. Sometimes, all you need is some darkness, some lights and the right tool to go on an adventure. And this is exactly what TEDxVienna […]


A world of education

In today’s world, is there a mismatch between the institution of education and what society is demanding from graduates? Many businesses are seeking free-thinking entrepreneurs with new out-of-the-box ideas, yet if students all graduate with the same education and very little life experience, how can we expect them to be […]


Do schools kill creativity?

It is probably the most imprinting period in one’s life: School. I am sure that most of you remember the time you had in your good old school days. But whether you consider your school days as good or not, one thing is for sure: They were old. Not just […]


mentoring, mentor, mentorship, school, student, refugee, migrant, culture

Intercultural Mentoring – a missing link in school reform

  „Mentorship: a personal developmental relationship in which a more experienced or more knowledgeable person helps to guide a less experienced or less knowledgeable person.“ Think about your first mentors in life – your mother and your father! They gave you unconditional love and support, provided you with food and […]