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VOL 9

June 12, 2019
@ Innovation Works

VOL 9 | Wednesday, June 12, 2019 | Innovation Works

HEY, LONDON! Join us as we celebrate PechaKucha Night #ldnont Volume 9! 

PechaKucha 20x20 is a simple presentation format where the presenter shares 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically, and the presenter talks along with their images.

PechaKucha Night #ldnont vol. 9 will be on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Innovation Works at 201 King Street.

With PechaKucha Nights now happening in over 1100 cities around the world, PechaKucha Night #ldnont has placed our city on the international stage through the PechaKucha platform and website. This is yet another way to network and engage our community thirsty to share their ideas, passions and interests. This will be a night of powerful, concise talks. Join us and be inspired.

REGISTRATION - Please register here so we can keep track for capacity.

Admission to PechaKucha Night #ldnont vol. 8 is free, but we ask for a $1 donation to the PechaKucha global fund that goes to such things as maintaining the global website that hosts all of the talks from around the world. 

DEADLINE FOR PRESENTER PROPOSALS - Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Submit a proposal here

 

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High-fives and fist-bumps all around! 

Janic

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Voyage for Mad Men and Women! Sailing Round the World Solo Nonstop!

BY GAURAV SHINDE
@ VOL 9 ON JUN 12, 2019

Gaurav Shinde is an offshore sailor and now is going to be the only participant in the Golden Globe Race 2022- a solo non-stop unassisted round the world voyage without using modern technology.

Gaurav started sailing at the age of 12 and has almost 20,000 Nautical Miles under sail. He is going to talk more about his journey as he endeavors to become the first Canadian to sail round the world solo nonstop.

Gaurav’s PK presentation is entitled: Voyage for Mad Men and Women! Sailing Round the World Solo Nonstop!

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#FunFactsWithFatimah

BY FATIMAH ABBASS
@ VOL 9 ON JUN 12, 2019

A fun fact about Fatimah Abbass (albeit one of many!) #funfacts - is that her first 5 birthdays were in different countries (4 different continents!)

Prior to coming to London for University, she spent the latter of her life in Toronto, and then Lahore, Pakistan. Upon graduating in 2016, she chose to stay on and embrace this city -- one that she is exceptionally enthusiastic about.

An avid volunteer, she volunteers with over 8 organizations across social causes with an interest in fundraising.

Fatimah values doing her part within the humanitarian sector, while recognizing the importance of celebrating creativity, and the vibrancy of spaces we live in.

She loves to support local, help bridge gaps and get people excited about getting involved and attending events in #ldnont.

A part time photographer, she also enjoys making people laugh, building capacity (challenging fears!), pondering the complexities of the human condition, dancing and creating opportunities for joy.

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My Living Kidney Donor Experience

BY JANIC GORAYEB
@ VOL 9 ON JUN 12, 2019

After Janic Gorayeb's mother was hit with a rare virus that attacked her kidneys over 20 years ago, and two years of dialysis, this is the story of Janic's experience. 

Janic Gorayeb
Founder & Creative Curator , Ripple Effect Leadership in London
Gaurav Shinde
Ocean Racer | Adventurer | X Googler | Feminist-Ally in London