Enrico Di Minin on Using Social Media for Wildlife Conservation

The collated social media data form current information around wildlife, poaching (illegal hunting and capturing of animals), trading wildlife products, serves to better protect animals and nature and thus in the end us, humans. 

Massimo Rossetto on 20 Years of Connecting Communities in Italy and Nepal

Twenty years ago, Massimo Rossetto, on a mountaineering adventure stumbled on a small school in Kathmandu, Nepal. Making good on a promise to help, today, he has supported hundreds of young people and their families. 

Architect Saba Nabavi Tafreshi on Social Sustainability

Saba Nabavi Tafreshi is originally from Iran, today lives and works as an architect in the Netherlands. Saba spoke with Paksy, founder of impactmania, about the famous Erasmus bridge in Rotterdam (which happens to be Paksy's birthplace), the future of living, and social sustainability. 

Architect Luca Beltrame on Building More Sustainably

Summer is over! We worked in the Julian Alps, Italy for a second time with the students of Messaggero Veneto Scuola and NanoValbruna on a series about the delicate balance between human and nature. Architect Luca Beltrame shares how he moved from building with steel and concrete to natural resources.

impactmania featured on radio show: RAI GIOVANI E COMUNICAZIONE

This collaboration between NanoValbruna and impactmania, which was born during the inaugural edition of the Festival, clearly demonstrates some of the silver linings of the event, which "allowed to establish not only working relationships, but also bonds of friendship" according to Martina Chirico. 

impactmania Mentorship Program at University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)

From awards and grants, to lifelong relationships, and landing dream jobs, the following report encapsulates the meaningful impact impactmania internships have had on University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) students, faculty, staff, and collaborators.

Italian Newspaper Features impactmania’s Student Internship Program

As a matter of fact, we developed a relevant awareness of the world, which is now — more than ever — required to understand contemporary issues and their dynamics. And it was precisely this aspect which thrilled our editorial staff of teenagers from Friuli Venezia Giulia, forced to stay at home due to the pandemic, but focused on diverse nations, using technology to interview the ones we would had never imagined reaching.

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