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Beck Parnham

in Christchurch

Weaving in the Goodness

PRESENTED ON SEP 26, 2017
IN CHRISTCHURCH @ VOL 32

Rebecca Parnham is one of the co-founders of Krama and Co. a company that supports the production of krama (traditional Cambodian scarves). She loves krama and everything they represent. Rebecca’s goal has always been to weave the goodness into every step of what she does. Her PechaKucha talk “Weaving in the Goodness” discusses how social work and the strengths perspective informs her.

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Ethical Design

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Why mediocrity is the killer of greatness

BY SAMANTHA JONES
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Samantha Jones is the founder and CEO of ethical fashion brand Little Yellow Bird. Now a leading supplier for ethically made corporate workwear Little Yellow Bird is on a mission to prove that you can do good while doing good business. A supply chain specialist with a background in military logistics, Samantha is passionate about improving supply chain efficiency and ensuring people, particularly garment workers, are treated and paid fairly for the work that they do.


Samantha is a fellow in the inaugural cohort of the Edmund Hillary Fellowship and is a PechaKucha returnee.

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What Is Purpose?

BY DANIEL PRICE
@ VOL 32 ON SEP 26, 2017

Daniel Price has been an environmental scientist for more than a decade. He completed his PhD researching the Antarctic using NASA and European Space Agency satellites in 2014 and has undertaken three Antarctic scientific field campaigns throughout his career. Dan has been selected as a fellow in the inaugural cohort of the Edmund Hillary Fellowship; a three year business programme designed to incubate high impact ideas in New Zealand and deliver them to the world. 

In his spare time, Dan is a keen mountaineer and skier. If you can’t get hold of him, he’s likely above the snow line, somewhere in the Southern Alps. 

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Building Communities by Building Buildings

BY CAMIA YOUNG
@ VOL 32 ON SEP 26, 2017

Camia Young has three jobs and one purpose, to draw out the creative potential in people and places. She does this through the project and people she works with at Ohu, DCL and XCHC.

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Common Sense Innovation

BY TYLER BRUMMER
@ VOL 32 ON SEP 26, 2017

Tyler Brummer spent 10 years as an academic ecologist but was itching to have more impact. He co-founded WeVisit, a company that is designed to create meaningful jobs for young people, give older people a greater sense of purpose and help families stay connected. At WeVisit, they use technology to create human connections to improve community health, education and well-being.

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Aggieland Pets with a Purpose

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