empowering women


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 […]


We should all be feminists! Or how to ride the fourth wave… 1

With the International Women’s Day on March 8 just around the corner I would like to encourage you all to think about what feminism actually means to you. To you personally, to you within your social and cultural sphere as well as to you as far as you daily communication and […]


Interview with Kaitlyn Chang on entrepreneurship

This year the Women Techmakers Vienna event took place at the Vienna University of Technology on 10th March and I had the chance to listen the Keynote Kaitlyn Chang gave. Kaitlyn has spent 10 years in the Samsung Group, most recently as Managing Director of its in-house creative agency, Cheil […]


Incognito for Literary Success

“You may impose silence upon me, but you cannot prevent me from thinking.” (George Sand) The quote above originates from one of the most prolific writers of the 19th-century France. Someone who reads this sentence and does not know the story behind the pen name George Sand would immediately assume that the […]


An irrepressible lust for life. Sue Austin’s wheelchair-dive.

Accessing the world in a wheelchair results in freedom. This is the simple equation that Sue Austin teaches in her 2012 TEDxWomen Talk. Maybe she also read this inspiring essay by columnist Mary Schmich, where she wisely advises: „Know that worrying is as effective as trying to solve an algebra equation […]