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Gloria Benedikt joined IIASA as first Associate for Science and Arts in 2015 and became Project Leader Science and Art in 2018. She explores how artistic and scientific processes can be connected to tackle global challenges more effectively and support transformations to sustainability.
Ms. Benedikt trained at the Vienna State Opera Ballet School and English National Ballet School (London), and graduated from Harvard University in 2013. Recent performance and speaking engagements include the Concert for a Sustainable Planet, Carnegie Hall (NY), Kennedy Center, (Washington, DC); the House of the European Union, (Vienna); the European Forum Alpbach; the Bridging Europe Festival (Budapest); the European Commission's Joint Research Center (Ispra); the European Culture Forum (Brussels), the Forum on European Culture (Amsterdam), the Stockholm Act, the EuroScience OpenForum 2018 (Toulouse), the Mellon Summer School for Performance Research at Harvard University, the International Conference for Sustainable Development (NY), the UNESCO Forum 2018 (Moscow), the Sustainable Brands Flagship conference 2019 (Detroit), and the World Science Forum 2019 (Budapest).
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Last update: 23-DEC-2019
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