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Ana Beatriz Ribeiro

Ana Beatriz Ribeiro has 454 articles published.

Ana Beatriz Ribeiro
A Global Studies doctoral degree holder and former newspaper reporter, avid eater, pseudo-philosopher and poet, occasion-propelled singer, semi-professional socializer, movie addict, Brazilian-American nomad. In this space, she will share some of her experiences and (mis)adventures regarding various topics, with special attention to social issues.

Wave-Gotik-Treffen 2019: Sunday in 60 photos

in My Leipzig/What's on

We hope you like the fruits of our three-hour photo expedition chasing darkness in the sun!

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Rising star aims to transform plastic disposal in Ghana

in Business/Glocal

LeipGlo has interviewed Alhassan Muniru, a bright young entrepreneur from Ghana who has studied at Leipzig University. As head of the organization Recycle Up! Ghana, he has grabbed the attention of the World Bank and hobnobbed with the likes of former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. 

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Open mic meets goth, burlesque, trivia

in My Leipzig/What's on

In celebrating the advent of this year’s Wave-Gotik-Treffen, we got a little creative. Hope you join us next Friday for a fun evening of open-minded expression, games, drinking… and flirting with the dark side!

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Leipzig elections: Die Linke and Grüne win; AfD grows

in Politics
meet the candidates
European Parliament in Brussels. Public domain photo

In Leipzig, Die Linke won in percentage of votes for city council, and Die Grünen for the European Parliament. Still, the far-right AfD had the most impressive gains, now having more city council seats than the SPD, besides a lawmaker in Brussels.

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Teenagers chain themselves to Leipzig City Hall

in Action/Community/Politics
Teenagers with Extinction Rebellion Youth chain themselves to Leipzig City Hall
Teenagers from Extinction Rebellion Youth locked themselves to Leipzig City Hall gate demanding a response from politicians. (Photo: Ana Ribeiro / LeipGlo)

LeipGlo went to the scene and got the scoop on the first demonstration by Extinction Rebellion Youth in Leipzig and Germany.

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Helping you conquer job-related anxiety

in Business/Jobs/LEIPGLO/Leipzig

For the next LeipGlo Job Fair, we’ve got tech, a restaurant, a walking tour, a jewelry (accessories) maker, teaching institutions, a startup accelerator, entrepreneurs looking for their business soulmates, and more. They will be there aiming to turn your frown upside down and find their dream employees, too. Friday, 24 May, in the LVZ dome.

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