Surf that change! SozialMarie Workshop in Osijek
“How can I stay the same, how can I keep from changing? Only by changing” – sings a famous Yugoslav/Serbian rock band. Read the advice Jose Antonio Morales gives innovators on how to reinvent themselves through continuous change while staying true to their mission.Read More
Annual Team Meetup
After a few years of online events, we have welcomed our team back to Vienna. Jury members, evaluators, coordinators and patrons participated in a team workshop to discuss the future of SozialMarie and new challenges in the field of social innovation.Read More
Wanda Moser-Heindl receives 'Founder of the Year'
The Austrian association of non-profit foundations named Wanda Moser-Heindl as Founder of the Year. Congratulations to the founder of SozialMarie!Read More
SozialMarie Award Ceremonies across Europe
2022 was the third year in which the Award Ceremony took place online. At the same time, however, we were able to organise gatherings in each country for SozialMarie winners.Read More
Best Practice Stories
Unlikely alliance between SozialMarie winners
What is the connection between social integration, sustainability and healthy meals? How is the aim of desegregation compatible with the idea of zero-waste? Read our report on a joint pioneer project, initiated by two of the SozialMarie winners in Hungary.Read More
CHANGES for women - an initiative for women with an unwanted pregnancy
An unwanted pregnancy can affect any woman - but not all of these women have the opportunity for an abortion. Anna Maria Lampert talks about the hurdles of a woman who wants to end her pregnancy and about the work of the organization CHANGES for Women.Read More
Social Innovation Insights
Social innovation in times of war
What role can social innovation play in times of war and crisis? Is social innovation best suited to solve problems of societies that are not at war or facing deep crises?