Doris Rothauer, Buero for Transfer

Doris Rothauer is a consultant, coach, expert and author connecting the creative and social worlds and supporting and promoting impact through creativity. She believes in the change making power of art, design and creativity and aims at designing and fostering cultural impact with her work.

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Doris Rothauer
Vision & Strategy. Strategic Thinking for Creative and Social Entrepreneurs
Birkhäuser Verlag, 2018
ISBN: 978-3-0356-1496-1
152 pages, Ill. b/w
print und ebook

As a strategy consultant and coach, she helps creative entrepreneurs as well as artists and art institutions to turn their visions into impactful strategies, strengthen their change making power and thus contribute to a better future for society with their work.


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Doris Rothauer
Kreativität. Der Schlüssel für eine neue Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft
(in German)
Facultas 2016
168 pages
ISBN 978-3-7089-1339-1

Facultas Verlag

As an author and lecturer she discusses the social impact of artistic creativity and how, through a creative mindset, we can develop new ways of acting, learning, co-creating and empowering in order to change our massively disrupted society for the better.


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Workshop “Social Repair: Art, Design & Impact”
The 8th Floor, New York, July 2018
Photo: William Furio/The 8th Floor

By developing and moderating new formats of interdisciplinary learning and connecting, Doris promotes the values and benefits of artistic and creative work for human and social development and helps building eco-systems of mutual support and co-creation.


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Doris Rothauer holds a PhD in Economics, a Masters Degree in art management and a professional training certificate as a systemic coach and consultant. She is also an Alumni of the Ashoka Visionary Program by Ashoka Austria.

After 15 years of working as an art manager in the art world, including leading positions in major art institutions, such as Director of the Vienna Secession and the Künstlerhaus Wien, she founded her own company, Büro für Transfer, in 2006. Since then she has been working with more than 80 artists, entrepreneurs, companies and institutions building up an impressive network of clients and partners.

She is a Board Member of the VIENNA DESIGN WEEK Festival, the CLB Collaboratorium in Berlin, the Technische Museum Vienna, and FuturAbility Experts Network.

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