Verband der Akademikerinnen Österreichs
Headquarters: Reitschulgasse 2, A-1010 Vienna, Austria
Telephone: (+43) 1 533 90 80
President: Mag. Elisabeth Györfy
CIR: Prof. Mag. Ulrike Sachse
Deputy CIR: Dr. Doris Griessler
Secretary: Mag. Sigrid Knall and Dr. Angelika Ritter
The VAÖ encourages women of all ages to quality, responsibility, respect and tolerance. They provide qualified and motivated women with multinational contacts and mentoring programmes, support social programmes and institutions, and operate a students’ home for university students.
‘Changing Cultures’: What does this process of migration mean for women fleeing their home countries, but also, what does it mean for the women in the countries accepting refugees? How does the social climate change? How do the traditional and arriving cultures interact with each other? What impact does all this have on women?