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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 […]


Domestic violence- What’s love got to do with it?

What’s love got to do with it? (Tina Turner, world famous singer and victim of domestic abuse) With the #metoo movement in full swing, women, supported by their sisters around the world and – sometimes for the first time – heard by the men in their lives, are using the […]


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Brexit: How our societies arrived at 50-50

When Alexander Betts talked about how Europeans could help refugees help themselves at TEDxVienna’s What if – conference last year, he did not know yet that his home country would vote to leave the European Union a few months later. And he certainly didn’t know he would hold another talk, this time […]


What if you were forced to flee?

For all of us having spent summer 2015 in Athens, Italy or Spain, the refugee crisis was never only a rigid statistical graph or some abstract numbers flickering on a television screen. Since the probability of us being born in a country falling apart is only a bat of an […]


Bringing people together – “Citizens for Europe”

Everything starts with a simple “Hello!” – so it says. A while ago, we were introduced to Hello Europe!, a Belgian initiative to bring Europeans together to get to know each other. Also not too long ago, we learned about the surprising need for strangeness and how to make friends on the […]


Corinna Milborn – Europe’s Borderline Syndrome

About the talk Europe is all about freedom, equality, solidarity or, to put it in other words, that all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights! Well, for a European citizen it is like that, but coming from underdeveloped countries, Europe seals itself like a fortress, […]


Alexander Oswald – Why Kenyans do it better 1

About the talk Western society is provided with the latest mobile devices, apps etc. Social Media, Cloud Computing, Web 3.0 and many more: we are convinced to have the best means to produce and create output. But wait a minute… looking at the telecommunication market what about these fancy app-social-media-marketing campaigns? […]


European Startup Festival: 50 Startups reaching for the top

  Besides the fact that our TEDxVienna Event will launch pretty soon, there is additional  excitement going on this month: Startup Week. Right now it’s all about a five-day conference with focus on Startups from Central and Eastern Europe that takes place in Vienna. Topics besides others: Design, Digital Media, […]