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People of Initiative: Matteo

People of Initiative: Matteo

“Once you’re fortunate, you probably tend to come to neglect the fact that you can actually continue to improve and continue to improve your surroundings. So, I think the challenge is for them, for young people in Austria, is to realise how fortunate they are, and that even though they are fortunate, they should continue...
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People of Initiative Goran

People of Initiative: Goran

1/3 “I was pretty lucky to pass from Volksschule to Gymnasium. My head mistress didn’t want me to pass, because I had a B in German. I had to intervene and negotiate all the time to go to Gymnasium. In the Gymnasium it was also pretty hard, because my parents didn’t know any English, they...
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People of Initiative: Bistra

1/3 “I was born into a family where my father is a poet and my mother is an economist. So my father would always talk about all these ideal societies where artists are the leaders and decisions are made my philosophers. So, I was really surrounded by a lot of these esoterics and mythology. […]...
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People of Initiative: Tarik

“To me, impact is something that you’ve done, like an idea that keeps on living even after your time […] and social good is about doing something useful not only for yourself but for your surroundings and the future generations to come.” More on Facebook and Instagram.
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What is People of Initiative?

One of our core missions as an organization is to enlarge the bubble of the social change making mechanism in Austria. Providing a platform for people to contribute to change is of great importance. However, what’s maybe even more important right now is to engage the people outside of this circle. We believe that one...
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TRASH TALK: Event Summary

Trash-Talk Event Report On the evening of 13th June 2017, Students’ Impact Initiative hosted the first Trash Talk at premises of Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) Campus, at Executive Academy Foyer. We gathered experts on food waste and waste in general with students willing to learn, ask questions and hear the solutions. Aligned...
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TRASH TALK: The Photos

Here are some of the photos of our event TRASH TALK: Would you stop wasting if you could? Find out more on the next blog article, or on our Facebook page.
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TRASH TALK

TRASH TALK: Would you stop wasting if you could? Global food waste is one of the most pressing issues nowadays. Either through misconceptions, prejudice or lack of awareness, bad practice has been established in individual behavior, as well as on organizational level. “An average Austrian household spends around EUR 300 per year, on food that...
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