Impact

The NGO Academy network is working to achieve a positive impact on society day by day. Its members give impulses for progressive change. Here we want to share insights from the field as well as updates and inspiring stories.

TEDx Salon Donauinsel: Impact

On September 29, 2023, we were proud partners of the TEDx Donauinsel Salon Impact, an event featuring 10 TED Talks and 4 artistic performances. In this blog post, you can find the links to all videos!

Keynote: Boris Marte – Celebrating 10 Years of Impact

On the occasion of celebrating 10-years of NGO Academy, Boris Marte, CEO of ERSTE Foundation, delivered a keynote speech. He shared his personal story, reflecting on the importance of failure, creativity, and embracing vulnerability in his work. Watch the full video here.

NGO Academy Member Story #11: Mindful in 2024

For this eleventh Member Story, our first one in 2024, we put the spotlight on mindfulness and resilience. We asked two of our Members to share how they address mental well-being in their NGOs. Read all about it here!

NGO Academy got featured in the Climate Journal!

We are very happy that the Climate Journal featured NGO Academy! In October, editor Szilvia Szabó published an article on our work in the civil society sector of Central and Eastern Europe. Read more here.

Participants of the Community-Led Event working together

Our Climate. Our Future. – A Community-Led Event by Viitor Plus

Being active in sustainable development for 17 years, Future Plus (Viitor Plus) highlights the vital role of education in the field. Addressing Romania’s limited strides in environmental education, the organisation invited peers to participate in this event dedicated to fostering collaboration and knowledge-sharing.

Watch now: From Fleeting Success to Lasting Legends? Markus Baer

Why do so many novelists, film directors, and first-time inventors often have a hard time replicating their early success? In his NGO Academy Online Keynote, Markus Baer presented new findings that shed light on the conditions that give rise to the phenomenon we call “one-hit wonder” and the psychology behind it.

Celebrating 10 Years of NGO Academy

NGO Academy turned 10 this year – and we decided to celebrate that! On September 29, we invited to an afternoon and evening filled with impact, insights and joy. Read all about it here!

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