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Illustration is a One Man Show

Coming across the beautiful, carefully crafted drawings beside text always made me wonder, how do they come to be? What does it take to translate text into an illustration?…

The New Generation of Collaborative Leaders

IMPACT HUB LEADERSHIP INTERVIEW with Lena Gansterer, Barbara Inmann and Florian Bauer…

Interview with Jasmin Bauer of Kattunfabrik

We have been focusing on refugees and migrants this month on the blog.  We have a number of ventures who work with refugees. A number of them are part of our accelerator program, found!. The program is a joint initiative…

The Importance of Words: Refugee, Asylum Seeker, or Migrant?

There has been lots of discussion about refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants over the past few years, and the terms are often used interchangeably and incorrectly–even by publications like the BBC. In reality, these terms have significant political implications for…

Social Innovation Generation

Tim Draimin, the executive director of Social Innovation Generation (SiG) in Canada paid a visit to Impact Hub Vienna.…

Upheaval: Reading about Refugees

Reading is important.  Not only does a reader find friends within the pages of a book, new and old, he or she gains a wealth of new information.  Reading also deepens our understanding of ourselves and each other. We gain…

Integration: How these ventures are changing the world

Integration is one of the biggest challenges our world faces today. We all have different languages, different cultures, and different ideas. But at the end of the day, despite all our so-called differences, we’re all just people looking to do…

European Voluntary Service: Martin Pavelka

Let’s start with the basics, what is European Voluntary Service Program (EVS) and how did you decide to embark on this experience? European Voluntary Service is a program which enables young Europeans aged 18 to 30 years to live up…

An Interview with Katha Schinkinger about Habibi & Hawara

  This week I sat down with Katha Schinkinger, director and shareholder of Habibi & Hawara. Habibi & Hawara is a restaurant and catering business in the heart of Vienna that serves Austrian Oriental cuisine. Their mission is to hire…