“Young people need to stand up and make a difference as we are the next generation of leaders” – thinks Shalise Leesfield, an 11-year-old girl, who has already started to change the world by making a difference to the environment. Shalise has always been passionate about marine life and environment so there is no wonder why she decided to make a change immediately when she found out about the horrific impacts of fishing line on sea life. So while a lot of people were talking about how plastics and other waste are bad for the environment, Shalise understood that spreading a message is not enough to solve this problem – that’s why this girl started to make a change just by herself.
When we talk about fashion, the first thing that comes to mind is a stylish outfit, appealing accessories and beauty cult. Nowadays fashion is everywhere, but if anyone can think about fashion as an innovative concept? Now you might have a question what’s in common between fashion and innovations? “3D MAKERS” team can answer this by showing bow ties made with a 3D printer – and these have a big potential to become a new fashion tendency in this age of technology.
The key to great success is to do what are you passionate about. It is an old true but how many of us have enough courage to follow it? Yes, it definitely requires a lot of courage and effort to strive for your dreams. Especially if you are a young boy who dreams about becoming a professional cook and open your own restaurant. Sound like any other childish dream? What makes it different from others is that Rokas Galvonas, who has been this little dreaming boy many years ago, has already achieved his goal and became a chief in his own restaurant “Roko virtuvė”.
On 4-5th of October, one of our partners European Social Entrepreneurship and Innovative Studies Institute together with Simona Simulyte attended CEE Impact Day 2018 where social innovators and other influential and experienced people brainstormed revolutionary ideas for children education.
We are more than happy to have an opportunity to share our vision and DOIT’s achievements and also contribute to positive changes!
Diana Wieden-Bischof (Salzburg Research) presented DOIT at the European conference Crowdialog 2018 in Vienna.
DOIT will be at the Social Innovation Village at the Web Summit 2018, which is known as the largest tech conference in the world. DOIT’s exhibition (on Wednesday, November 7th 2018) within the Social Innovation Village is a great opportunity to present our ideas, vision and first results to a very interesting community and stakeholders. Continue reading “DOIT @ Social Innovation Village”
During the Austrian EU Council Presidency Conference in Vienna from 28-29 November 2018, DOIT partner ZSI (Centre for Social Innovation) will represent the project with a “Making and Social Innovation” booth. Continue reading “DOIT @ SSH Impact Conference”
Or first DOIT action “‘Tüftlerwerkstatt’ – fostering innovation and entrepreneurial skills” as part of the pilot testing of the DOIT approaches was succesfully conducted by our partner Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI, Vienna).