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Dialogue Social Enterprise

Empathy is not a nice to have. It’s a must to have. When the frame changes, roles and routines become quickly obsolete. How to keep theoverview without eyesight or to communicate without verbal expression? In an unknownenvironment we must move out of the comfort zone, have to develop new abilities and skillsand must team up with people, we usually don’t talk to.Dialogue Social Enterprise creates immersive exhibitions and workshop to foster empathyand openness towards other ways of living, cultures, and values. In our famous Dialogueinthe Dark, blind tour guides will invite you on an adventure in total darkness, helping you tounlock your non-visual perception and to overcome both your stereotypes and your ownlimitations in new surroundings. In Dialogue in Silence, deaf hosts will widen yourcapacity to communicate while you discover the power of nonverbal communication. The roleswap works for the duration of the experiences. The impact lasts for ever, as yourperspectives are changing towards disability and ability.

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We offer both custom made concepts or our standard bestsellers in a franchise model. Our most well-known programs are:

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Dialogue in the Dark

Since 1988

Dialogue in the Dark is one of the world’s most exciting life-changing experiences where visitors are guided by blind guides in absolute darkness. You get a chance to experience daily environments of life like enjoying a walk in the park, taking a boat cruise or visiting a café in specially designed darkened rooms.

Unveil the darkness

Dialogue in Silence

Since 2005

Dialogue in Silence is an interactive playful experience in total silence where participants discover a repertoire of nonverbal expression with the help of deaf and hearing-impaired guides & trainers. Participants enter an area of complete silence wearing noise-cancelling headsets, and experience an environment that helps them discover openness, empathy and an enhanced power of concentration.

Explore the silence

Dialogue with Time

Since 2012

Dialogue with Time is an interactive exhibition, the first of its kind in the world that deals with aging from an original perspective. The groundbreaking exhibition allows visitors a glimpse into the world of the elderly.Through experiential play, using latest technology, a creative intergenerational dialogue is produced, dispelling stereotypes and clichés of old age.

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Dialogue Online

Since 2022

Dialogue Online for Inclusion's overarching goal is to foster the complex process of inclusion of people with disabilities in the working force.
The workshop series closely examines the five dimensions of organizational culture using an approach that is dynamic, interactive, and highly experiential.

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Finding inclusion in daily workflow

We have not managed to internalize job inclusion of people with disabilities. Try as we might, the topic doesn't take root in our day-to-day lives and is something we hardly think about.

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After-Covid - Dialogue in the Dark in Mexico

Covid-19 remains active around the world. Waves of the pandemic continue to hit some countries. However, vaccination and other health measures have reduced the number of serious cases among the population.

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Dialogue in the Dark India 2.0

DiD Hyderabad in India was among the first venues which was heavily affected by the pandemic and had to close after a decade of operation.

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Ashoka and the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship support us and give us access to a global Social Entrepreneurship network. Bain & Company offer us strategical advice and Hogan Lovells support Dialogue Social Enterprise with legal advice.