Every month, we’ll be introducing a member of the TEDxZurich Team through their favourite TED Talk. This month, we’ve caught up with Gintare Simkute, Head of Volunteers. When was the last time you tried something new? Every day, lots of ideas spring to mind, but none of them are realised. The problem is that they … Read moreGintare’s Favourite TED Talk: Try Something New For 30 Days
To me, TED Talks are about sharing a person’s story. They promote understanding. They are a powerful way of dissolving barriers by creating a new understanding on a topic and within yourself, which promotes connection. Certain talks remain in my mind for a long time, and the more I ponder them the more I take … Read moreFrom volunteer to TEDxZurich associate – Willow Rose Gahm
Story: Tanya König Carola Wimmer (27) is a globetrotter sharing her impressions on Instagram and her blog cthesky.com. She started working as a flight attendant in 2010 and has since 2015, been studying Journalism and Media Management in Vienna. In 2016 she further expanded her horizons and spent some time in South Africa, volunteering for the … Read moreWhat does «Opening Doors» mean to Carola Wimmer?
Text and Photo: Tanya König Nick Mazrekaj (30) is originally from Kosovo and grew up in Switzerland. He opened up his living room in Zurich to his friends and extended it for members of the «Kasheme» – what he now calls his living room. He offers an eclectic space where DJ’s can play the music they love – … Read moreWhat does «Opening Doors» mean to Nick Mazrekaj?