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Jelena Kopanja

Panel discussion on women in leadership positions, diversity and inclusion in society, September 4

By Diversity Speaks
Speaking about “women’s issues” seems to be a crowd gatherer these days, and many think all has been said. But it is obvious that all hasn’t been said and done, because women still lack opportunities when compared to men, they don’t have enough representation and more often than not, are not included in the growth story. ICDO, headed by women, thought it was but natural that a weeklong celebration of interculturality couldn’t go by without discussing diversity and inclusion of women in the society. Held on 4th September 2019 in...
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Azerbaijan Cultural Centre performance and art installation, September 2

By Diversity Speaks
On the second day of “The Long Nights of Interculturality 2019”, guests were able to enjoy art, dance, and a food tasting session at an evening dedicated to the Azerbaijani culture held at the Azerbaijan Cultural Center in Vienna, which was inaugurated by Ms. Leyla Gasimova, the head of the Azerbaijan Cultural Center and Ms. Josipa Palac, President of ICDO, who both emphasized the value of contributing to projects like the Long Nights. The Azerbaijan State Dance Ensemble flew in from Baku to perform national Azerbaijani dances, such as Qarabagh,...
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Opening Ceremony, September 1

By Diversity Speaks
Have you ever seen a dancer execute an elegant turn while balancing a candelabra on her head? Or keep a ceramic plate safe in the palm of his hand while he spins it at a speed of a tornado? Have you ever seen a rainbow move to the sound of trumpets? You haven't? Well, too bad! Had you come to the Opening Ceremony of ICDO's The Long Nights of Interculturality, you would have seen all this – and more! Performers from more than 30 countries came to show off their...
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