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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 […]


Hedy-Lamarr-Prize Laureate Laura Nenzi on the Human Side of Technology

  Laura Nenzi, PhD, is a project assistant and Postdoc researcher at the institute for computer engineering of the Technical University of Vienna. In late October this year, she earned the Hedy Lamarr Prize for her research project in the field of formal methods. I had the chance to dig […]


Interview with Florian Schönwiese: Joining Art and Business

Music and leadership are two things which, at first sight, have little to do with each other. However, upon closer inspection, we may find that they are not so different after all – at least that is what Florian Schönwiese, creator of “The Sound of Leadership” and a speaker at […]


Visualize, feel, act – Interview with Annemarie Lombard-Puntschart at TEDXVienna 2020

Annemarie Lombard-Puntschart is an Austro-American global citizen, a fast paced 6-figure income, New York City corporate career girl turned Yogi, human energy-body worker, photographic storyteller and host & producer of VENUSfrequency, a yogic radio show, currently living in Vienna, Austria. Following the impact of a skydiving accident in 2003, she promised the […]


Recap:TEDxVienna Adventures Within Work- unusual times call for inspiring events

The day started out with an “exhibition on work” tour given by the Technical Museum’s tour guides. They walked us through a timeline of industrial revolutions and the evolution of different jobs and tools over time. It was interesting to see machines that belong to vanished jobs of the past, […]


Technisches Museum Wien – Let the adventures begin! 

Our first in-person TEDxVienna Salon event is approaching and we cannot wait to exchange ideas and explore Adventures Within Work. The event will take place at the Technisches Museum Wien (Vienna Technical Museum), our main sponsor this year.  With over 22,000 m² of exhibition space, the over-a-century-old museum is the […]


“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 […]


What did you do not to be judgmental?

Trigger warning: This article raises awareness about current issues around domestic violence.   The recent scandal with the Ukrainian-born celebrity, Regina Todorenko, made a lot of people talk about domestic violence. During an Instagram-live with a journalist, Todorenko was discussing another celebrity who talked about being beaten up by his […]


Happiness within – TEDxVienna’s first online event

TEDxVienna launched its first online event on May 22nd. It was the first of six events as part of the TEDxViennaSalon series “Adventures Within”. Each of the events has its own theme: work, intimacy, calmness, family, and authenticity. The first event was dedicated to happiness.  The Happiness event lasted two […]