Join us in exploring the exciting journey of one of our dedicated alumna: an entrepreneur, a business woman, and an accomplished mother. This is Barbara Kargl, who graduated at Webster Vienna Private University (WVPU) in 1996 with a Bachelor in Management and International Relations.
On March 28th Webster Vienna Alumni hosted an event on campus called "Cultural Speed Dating and Mashup" with their newly established NGO called ICDO (International Cultural Diversity Organization). The mission of ICDO is to promote diversity, interculturality and raise awareness of different cultural expressions in order to encourage the development of cultural interaction.
After 12 memorable and accomplished years of being the President of our Vienna Chapter Alumni Association, Mr. Stefano Cantini will be passing on the torch to Mr. Franz Weber. His farewell words you can read in his letter.
More than 200 guests attended the annual Alumni Symposium of Webster Vienna Private University at Palais Eschenbach to listen to a podium discussion full of distinguished speakers discussing the following topic: „ Austria & the EU: 20 Years of Challenges, Opportunities and Lessons Learned”.
On June 8th members of the Webster University board of trustees, the Vienna campus advisory board, and several alumni had the opportunity to exchange insights and reflections from Webster’s past and future during a networking event.
Gender equality and diversity as the secret to economic success
The Alumni Symposium hosted by the Alumni Association at Webster University took place on November 24th in the beautiful Palais Eschenbach in Vienna’s first district. Palais Eschenbach is owned by the Austrian Business Association and offered a historic setting to the pleasant atmosphere. The panel consisted of four women and two men, each from a leading role in the business world. Reflecting on their personal experiences, the group produced a lively debate regarding gender equality to-date and its status of “under construction” within most career fields.
An article co-written by Dr. Bradley E Wiggins, associate professor and department head of media communications, was recently re-published in Hungarian by the peer-reviewed, online journal Apertúra. The article was identified as a definitive piece of scholarship on the topic of internet memes and was included in a special issue of Apertúra along with re-publications of related, definitive scholarship by others.
Article on innovation within Webster Vienna along with a special feature on the Vice President and Provost of Webster University, Dr. Julian Schuster, and the Head of our Business department in Vienna, Dr. Nikolaos Antonakakis.