education


Celebrate and empower #WomenInScience 

February 11 marks the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. In 2015, the United Nations Assembly adopted the resolution stating that this day should recognize the role of women and girls in science. Why does it matter? For many reasons. The United Nations’ statement says: “Women and girls […]


Recap: TEDxVienna Inspiring Interviews in 2020

For all of us at TEDxVienna, the year we left behind was an eye-opening and challenging one. Due to the pandemic, our big event was also postponed to 2021, as are many big events around the world. Nevertheless, in the midst of what was a transformative and strange year, we […]


“The most important piece of the puzzle was actually the change of my mindset” – Interview with Stefan Wöhrer

In last month’s article, we saw how to get over mental obstacles for creative-minded people. This month and for the further articles, I want to share real stories from people who made it and took the leap, from quitting their job, to creating their own. Stefan Wöhrer is the founder […]


Generation equality: female representation in academia

March heralds the beginning of a new semester for students in Austria, where we trade leisure activities for lecture halls and library desks. For me and others, this will be the last six months of our degrees, when we will scramble to complete theses, papers, presentations, while at the same […]


Joe Hanson on Science Communication, Education, and Climate Change

Joe Hanson, the creator, and host of It’s Okay To Be Smart, an award-winning science education YouTube show from PBS Digital Studios that celebrates curiosity and the pleasure of finding things out. We had a chance to speak with him after his talk at our tenth-anniversary conference, About Time. In […]


Conversation #7
Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder is a tricky illness. Often, it takes years before sufferers are diagnosed with this particular personality disorder. Until then, they are often described as attention-seeking drama queens, who are needy and selfish. A lot of people don’t even know that BPD exists, although awareness is on the rise thanks […]