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Open Positions – Join the AAI Team!

We have some volunteer positions on our team, and we would love it if you would take the time to think about contributing to AAI for one of these roles. The first argument that often comes to mind is: “I don’t have the time for an AIESEC role,” and we understand that. The fact is that these roles are meant for adults who have busy lives and successful businesses. We …Read More

European Startup Scene

After 12 years building startups in Montreal, Los Angeles, and Palo Alto, I decided to reconnect with my Hungarian roots and learn about the startup scene in Budapest. Last year, I attended the Budapest edition of Startup Safary. It was a two-day event with concurrent sessions happening all over the city; in total, there were 147 events in 50 venues. It was like an AIESEC conference on steroids,  minus the roll-calls. In …Read More

AIESEC at the Viennese Ball

Recently, a group of cheerful student and alumni AIESEC members celebrated an exciting night in one of Vienna’s most beautiful locations, the “Hofburg Wien,” which was the residence of the former emperor of the Austrian Monarchy. Every year, the business faculty of the University of Economics of Vienna, which is Europe’s largest business faculty with 35,000+ students, celebrates a stylish ball night at this venue; this time there were some 4,000+ participants.   AIESEC in Austria, …Read More

AIESEC Alumni International – Vision 2020

AIESEC Alumni International is excited to share with the global alumni community that we are developing a framework that will allow us to define the new Vision 2020 for AAI. For almost five years, we have been striving to achieve the goals of the Transformation Project that was set in 2013. From 2014 onwards, certain strategic goals and objectives were set, and we’re satisfied to say that we’ve come a …Read More

50th Anniversary of AIESEC in Czechoslovakia – Slovak Edition

During the first weekend of last December, Slovak students, AIESEC, and alumni were celebrating AIESEC’s 50th anniversary with a glamorous gala night in the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Bratislava. Local committees and various generations of AIESECers were welcomed as well as some international guests. The following also made an appearance: Jean Choplin (co-founder of AIESEC) with his wife Catherine, Miloš Motoška (founder of AIESEC Czech Republic), Peter Mandl (President AIESEC Alumni Europe), …Read More

AIESEC Greece 60th Anniversary and AAE StepUp Conference

The AIESEC Greece 60th Anniversary and StepUp Conference AIESEC Alumni Europe was a great opportunity for European AIESEC Alumni leadership to discuss current initiatives, deliver updates on international activities, and provide an outlook on future conferences. With great pleasure, AAI EB accepted the invitation of AIESEC Alumni Greece to join their 60th Anniversary last November, in Athens. Concurrently, AIESEC Alumni Europe took the opportunity to run their StepUp conference with the …Read More

Best Practice: “More than Breakfast” organized by AIESEC Alumni CZ

At the beginning of December, about 100+ alumni from AIESEC in CZ met in Praha for a day of thought-provoking keynote speeches and engaging networking opportunities. International guests such as Oyvind Sorbroden and current PAAI Alexander Tichy were invited as keynote speakers. Alexander shared his personal approach towards Change Management and its impact on organizations and society. Compliments and a big thank you to the organizers for establishing this best …Read More

President’s Letter

I am hoping that you are well rested, spent some quality time with your loved ones, and got an excellent start into a hopefully peaceful and prosperous 2017. As we reflect a bit on the last few months and the various local, national, regional and international activities (also covered in this newsletter), we can be proud of being part of an active and prospering organization such as ours. It is now our joint …Read More

AIESEC ALUMNI Germany General Assembly in Bonn/Cologne

At the beginning of last November, current PAAI Alexander Tichy was invited by AIESEC ALUMNI Germany (AAG) to chair their annual general assembly held in Bonn, Germany. After an exciting cultural pre-programme that included a visit to the famous former “Kanzler Bungalow,” the bungalow where the former chancellors of Germany were mostly living and welcoming their guests, the official meeting started. The agenda had items of national and international scope: …Read More