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Ana Beatriz Ribeiro

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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.

Christmas markets in Leipzig in 2019

in Fairs/Leipzig/Outdoors/What's on
Christmas markets
Leipziger Weihnachtsmarkt. Public domain photo

Can’t get enough of the joyful season we’ve just entered? Get ready to merrily go ’round Leipzig’s various Christmas markets with this handy list of offers and locations.

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eCommeleon: on hopping continents to land in Leipzig

in Jobs/Start up
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eCommeleon offers adaptable modes to fit the needs of e-retailers. (Photo: Ante Hamersmit / Unsplash)

eCommeleon is a highly adaptable e-commerce startup founded by foreigners in Leipzig, seeking international-minded staff in the areas of IT, sales and marketing. Check out some insights from co-founder Jesse Wragg – a Brit with Australian and German paths.

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Code Camp Leipzig seeks students for second run

in #TechTavern/Community/Start up
Code Camp Leipzig students
Photo courtesy of Code Camp Leipzig (CCL)

In this LeipGlo interview, Code Camp Leipzig co-founder Taylor Harvey looks back on the program’s first run and forward into the next events, and gives you an idea what to expect. You can apply to join the second class until January 6th, 2020. #codinglife

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Ride the wave: random poem Tuesdays

in Poetry
Ripple. Poetry wave
Ripple. Poetry wave. Public domain photo

“So maybe this random poem found on a Tuesday still means something to me. And maybe it will speak to you, too.”

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DCI: a new start after oppression or lack of prospects

in #TechTavern/Jobs/Refugees
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    An earlier group of students from DCI. Photo courtesy of Digital Career Institute (DCI)
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    An earlier group of students from DCI. Photo courtesy of Digital Career Institute (DCI)

They escaped from persecution and violence in Turkey and Syria, and from a career dead-end in Central Europe, into eventually finding a brighter, more promising path in programming via Digital Career Institute (@DevugeesOrg) in Leipzig.

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Spreadshirt: global mind, local heart

in Business/Jobs/Leipzig
Spreadshirt employees
Employees in Spreadshirt's Leipzig office. Photo © Spreadshirt

Head of recruiting attributes job fair exhibitor Spreadshirt’s success especially to its diversity – 33 nationalities at its Leipzig headquarters, with English (rather than German) as the working language.

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