Past Kathmandu Event: VOL 13

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Himalayan DIY'n

@ VOL 13 ON JUL 03, 2015

"It's an important and powerful time.  It's also an opportunity for us to re-write the book on how earthquakes go in developing nations."

In Himalayan DIY'n from PechaKucha Katmandu Vol. 13, and as part of our Inspire Nepal Initiative, Ben Ayers, a long term expatriate resident of Nepal tells a few stories about how locals organized themselves after the earthquake, and how the inherent resiliency of Nepalis will be the key to the reconstruction.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Monday, Aug 24th, 2015.

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Civic Hacking in Nepal

@ VOL 13 ON JUL 03, 2015

Mike Zuckerman offers up some personal insights and some inspirational ideas for the what could possibly be the silver lining in Nepal's rebuilding post-earthquake. Moved by a friend who tragically perished on Mt. Everest, he suggests the time is now or never, proposing a bold vision of making creative new cities in the aftermath of disaster that can be a better reflections of the wishes and dreams of its inhabitants.

Sujan Chitrakar
Artist and Educator, Kathmandu University, School of Arts, Centre for Art and Design in Kathmandu
Sanam Chitrakar
Entrepreneur, Trainer and Business Consultant in Kathmandu
Kishor Sharma
Photographer in Kathmandu
Ben Ayers
Philanthropy, dZi Foundation in Kathmandu
Luna poets
Artist in Kathmandu
Salil Subedi
Writer, Musician, Performing Artist, Earthbeat Live! in Kathmandu
Nripal Adhikary
Designer, ABARI
NayanTara Gurung Kakshapati
Photographer, in Kathmandu
Max Dipesh Khatri
Entrepreneur, Vajra Trading in Kathmandu
Kanak Mani Dixit
publisher, editor and writer in Kathmandu
Mike Zuckerman
Culture Hacker, Institute for the Future in San Francisco
Richard Bull
Multi tasking, Self-employed in Kathmandu
Abhishek Shah
Social Worker, photographer in Kathmandu
Austin Lord
Graduate Student, Anthropology, Cornell University
Bodhi Mudita
Freelance Writer in kathmandu
sheelasha Rajbhandari
Visual Artist , Artree Nepal in kathmandu