Donation of American Friendship Masks

On Monday, May 18, American Ambassador Trevor Traina met with Heinrich Himmer, director of the Vienna School Board, to discuss the American Embassy’s donation of half a million high-quality cloth “Friendship” face masks to Austria, including to Austrian elementary and secondary schools. He then visited Enkplatz Middle School where he presented Principle Martina Vogel with …

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Entrepreneurship Breakfast with Martin Winkler

Last Friday, Ambassador Traina hosted another one of the so-called Entrepreneurship Breakfasts, which are co-sponsored by the Embassy and the Austrian Chamber of Commerce (WKOe) and offer Austrian entrepreneurs the opportunity to network and share experiences. Among the guests were representatives of those startups that will take part in the Chamber’s Go Silicon Valley program this year. Ambassador Traina and WKOe-Vice President Jürgen …

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Zoohackathon – Coding to End Wildlife Trafficking

Teams of energetic programmers gathered in the Elephant House at Zoo Vienna Schönbrunn for a Zoohackathon organized by the U.S. Embassy and the Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs. This event was part of a global initiative by the U.S. Government. Ambassador Trevor Traina opened the event and pointed out the importance of tackling the pressing global …

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