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Gloria Benedikt joined IIASA as Associate for Science and Arts in 2015 and became Project Leader Science and Art in 2018. A graduate of Harvard University, Class of 2013, she is particularly interested in exploring 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. Since 2002 she has worked as a dancer and choreographer across Europe and the US. Recent performance and speaking engagements include the 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 (ESOF) 2018 and the Mellon Summer School for Performance Research at Harvard University. She co- curated the UN SDSN Concert for a Sustainable Planet 2017.
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