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Janima Nam

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Janima Nam is a freelance journalist, translator, and editor living in Vienna. She has a BFA in film from New York University and a Masters degree (MA) from the London Consortium in Interdisciplinary Studies.
franziska waldmann

Profile | 1000s of Expats Have Said “I do” in Front of Officiant Franziska...

Head of the Standesamt Landstraße, the woman who has overseen countless international weddings never tires of love storiesFranziska Waldmann, Head of the Standesamt Wien Landstraße Couples who get married here have come to celebrate their love  –...
tamara mascara

Profile | Tamara Mascara on Confidence and Being a Wiener

Whether she's playing games with gender and sexuality, or just celebrating love, music, fashion, this drag queen is an expert on being fabulousTamara Mascara, Drag Queen  I’m a Wiener – I love saying that. In Austria we have...
jim libby

Profile | Improv Actor Jim Libby Explains What to do with a Bear

We’ve all had the nightmare: You’re on stage in a dark theater in front of a packed house; the lights go up and suddenly you realize, you have no idea what you’re supposed to...
Alminko Dugic

Profile | How Crane Operator Alminko Dugic Helps Build Vienna’s Breathtaking Skyline

The first time Alminko Dugic got in a 70-meter-high crane, he didn’t even know how to turn it on. Even though he had taken the requisite course for the job, it turned out to...
Gert krones

Profiles | Croupier Gert Krones Won’t be Shocked if you say “hit me” at...

Aside from manual dexterity, facility with numbers and a polished appearance, croupiers need skill with people and a mix of both ease and reserve.On the way to Casino Wien in Vienna’s 1st district, I...
Cornelia Dworak

Profile | How Stuntwoman Cornelia Dworak Combats Fear with Social Intelligence

When someone asks Cornelia Dworak to jump, she answers, “How high?” – literally.StuntwomanWhether it involves bungee jumping, parachuting, scuba diving or sword- play, over the past 10 years, Dworak, 36, has learned that choreographing...
Dr. Klaus Pseiner and Dr. Henrietta Egerth

Profile | How Dr. Klaus Pseiner & Dr. Henrietta Egerth are Promoting Austrian Research

Managing directors, Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)Dr. Klaus Pseiner and Dr. Henrietta Egerth are joint heads of the FFG (Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft), where, since its founding in 2004, they have helped public research and development...
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Markus Müller

Profile | Univ.-Prof. Dr. Markus Müller: Bringing Vienna’s Medical University Into the Future

Rector of the Medical University of Vienna (MedUni Wien)  Prof. Markus Müller’s children often ask him, “Daddy, what exactly does a ‘rector’ do?” For him, running a university whose students are active medical residents at...
helga haselmayer

Assisted-Living Professionals Like Helga Haselmayer Take Special Care

Head of special needs care at the Haus der Barmherzigkeit (HABIT), an assisted-living facility.  It is easy to see why Helga Haselmayer is good at her job. Kind and patient, the 47-year-old has been developing...
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