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Health Talks 2013
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Feb 27, 2013
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SUB Ballroom D
Apr 16, 2014
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Montana State University Strand Union Building (SUB) Ballroom
Apr 17, 2015
Grand Stafford Theater
Jun 07, 2016
Jul 27, 2017
The Underground Cafe
Jul 10, 2018
Bexar County Behavioral Health and Wellness Conference, Powered by PechaKucha
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Norris Conference Centers
Oct 19, 2018
Health Talks, Powered by PechaKucha
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IPS Learning Collaborative, Powered by PechaKucha
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Oct 16, 2018
Health xChange, Powered by PechaKucha
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Caged Humans in Bali
BY INGETJE TADROS
@ VOL 1
ON OCT 28, 2014
Listen to Ingetje Tadros's stories - what she sees and feels is expressed fully through the words and her photographs. Through her photographs, Ingejte speaks about the families and people whom she met in Bali. Their stories of dealing with mental illness and forced to live in locked rooms. The experience has left her realizing that she takes her own freedom for granted.
Credit to Ingetje Tadros/Diimex
BY ANN HAWKINS
@ VOL 3
ON SEP 22, 2015
"By and large, most people thought it was time for change. And I was going to be part of that change."
In "Disabling Labelling" from PechaKucha Night St. Neots Vol. 3, writer, mentor, and idealist Ann Hawkins passionately talks about equal opportunity and the modern world lessons that she insists we must learn that race, gender, physical ability, sexual orientation, and all the various labels that we are so accustomed to assigning each other, have very little to do with the kind of people we actually are or how effective we can be in the world. "It's time to tidy up our language" she adds referring to limitations labels give us, concluding "we owe it to the next generation."
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, October 15th, 2015.
BY RYLEE MCKINLAY
@ VOL 5
ON SEP 08, 2016
Rylee McKinlay boldly steps out of the shadows to take the audience on a vivid and raw journey through her ongoing battle with mental health. Initially struggling to access support in the Kootenays, Rylee and her family relocated to find the help they needed for anorexia in the Okanagan. Since recovering Rylee shares her ongoing work to battle anorexia, as well as dismantle stigma and empower others to do the same.
BY PETRA HOLLER
@ VOL 6
ON DEC 08, 2016
Petra Holler brought brutal honesty, beauty and humour in her poignant Pecha Kucha presentation surrounding her journey from art school drop out in Montreal to art activist in Penticton. Her raw and innovative performance used face paint, and images of her art and poetry to explain her manifesto and our shared struggle surrounding community building, health and creativity in modern society.
Re-Positioning Mental Health
BY MARK KORTHUIS
@ VOL 28
ON JUN 01, 2017
“It might surprise you that Abraham Lincoln, when he was the President of the United States, suffered from clinical depression. He suffered for the duration of his life, and at the time they considered that a character flaw.”
Mark Korthuis examines the history of mental health—where we've been, where we are now, and why the mental health landscape will look drastically different over the next 150 years.
BY BRIT CHAREK
@ VOL 10
ON FEB 09, 2018
Brittany Noble Charek discusses her experience with postpartum anxiety and the need for earnest and transparent conversations around mental health in society. She discusses balancing work, life, and all of her feelings. Brittany also shares about the amazing tribe of women who dealt with similar issues that came out of the woodwork when she begin talking openly, and how that led to a new project, Bechdel Fest, to celebrate and promote representation in film to influence a new generation to be tolerant and kind by celebrating stories of diversity.
Eggtooth - Hatching Potential
BY SALLY GREIG
@ VOL 11
ON SEP 06, 2018
Events throughout Sally Greig's life have shaped her to become a truly inspirational creative mentor and leader in the creative education sector. In this moving presentation, she describes the origins and objectives of The Eggtooth Project - a creative education organization which offers life-changing courses for children, young people, and adults.
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Health of Africa
In this edition of Presentation of the Day (from PKN Memphis, TN Vol. 6), graduate student Susannah Acuff talks about her journey from pre-med to anthropology. She began by shadowing her grandfather, a physician, in free clinics, and examined the cultural opinions and use of health care and insurance, which eventually led her to Africa, where she examined alternative models for health insurance, instead of the for-profit model found in the United States.
Fighting Mental Illness
"...Anxiety and depression do not define me, and I can overcome them." Anxiety affects a staggering number of people all over the world these days. In "Fighting Mental Illness", from PKN Hamilton Vol. 15 we see that the internet and its numerous manifestations (videos, blogs, games, fiction, communities) have helped many with mental illness find others and advice. Photographer and blogger Louise Hutt is out to change misconceptions that people have about these forms of media and advocates their power to initiate conversation that would otherwise could be considered taboo.
IT for Education
Alexey Dubinsky, a teacher from Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy, presented in his presentation from PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Education his view on the development of education and shared experience in this field. Educational portal DMA was established and is functioning, online counseling and feedback from teachers in Skype and Facebook is being developed for medical students. There is an active digitization of content, useful for gaining knowledge in the medical field, and such systems as Moodle and Digital Health are being mastered. Most valuable assets are people and great attention should be paid to automation in healthcare industry that never stands still. Alexey Dubinsky urged not to throw away old and unwanted computers and transfer them to the needs of the Medical Academy for professional development of future doctors.
Cape Town City Hall here we come!...
We've got a doozy of a lineup in store for what will be the biggest PechaKucha Cape Town event of the year (well, ever!) Expect some amazing presentations on life in Zim, the mysteries of booze, the power of cake and much more... Free entrance and parking available on the Grand Parade. Your Tuesday night....sorted!
This is What Going Crazy Feels Like
After months of undiagnosed postpartum depression, Becky Castle Miller experienced an emotional breakdown. In “This is What Going Crazy Feels Like” from PKN Maastricht Vol. 24, we see that after 2 years of hard work battling depression, Becky came through with renewed sense of self, and now has launched an online magazine dedicated to combatting the stigma surrounding mental health issues.
Creating A Healthy City
We have a wonderful list of presenters on a range of topics. Come check out the event Tuesday night!
An Oversimplified Forecast for the Health & Sustainability of Pennsylvania Cities
Pecha Kucha Volume 1 - Creating A Healthy City This presentation quickly examines what makes a city both economically and physically healthy. It explores how healthy cities are aided by healthy local economies and some of the principles and practices to improve the overall sustainability of cities throughout Pennsylvania. Kevin Schreiber is in his second term as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Serving York County, Kevin formerly was the Economic & Community Development Director for the City of York. An urban dweller and coffee drinker, Kevin and his wife Jen live in the City of York with their dog, Lucy, Kevin holds a Bachelor’s Degree from York College and a Master’s Degree from Penn State.
PechaKucha Night Iloilo Volume 1: Pucha! Kucho-Kucho!
The first PechaKucha Night in Iloilo City is happening tonight at Brew Burgers and Cafe featuring 6 presentations, selector music, and spoken poetry performances! We are all excited for tonight. The presenters and the performers have prepared their asses off to deliver one pretty awesome event. Our featured speakers for the night include: Harren Fegarido, a staff writer for Project Iloilo, a blog-podcast project that aims to document and spread Iloilo culture - tell stories about Iloilo and its magic to those who live and have passed through the city. He was born and raised in Iloilo City but has been away from the city for more than 3 years. He wants to live a monastic life when he reaches 60. Ayn Bedonia, a practicing OB-Gyne in the city, is an advocate of safe sex and female sexuality. She is committed to empower women to embrace and enjoy their sexuality while being responsible doing it. She loves the beach and she loves wine and she has the luxury to enjoy both in Iloilo City that's why she can never imagine another home. Johann Bolaño, a part of Aftersyx, a collective based in Iloilo that aims to push the boundaries of self-expression through music. He has been one of the influencers of Iloilo subcultures since the early days. He believes that we, as Ilonggos have roles to play (in terms of music and the arts) in shaping Iloilo into a more legitimate cultural hub. Myka Perlas, the girl behind Live by Healthy Kitchen, the first health restaurant/health food store in Iloilo City that started out as a calorie-counted online delivery food service. She is an advocate of healthy living by healthy eating and is committed to spread the health-conscious culture in the city. Her passion to contribute positively to the Iloilo community is amazing. Clem Tan, the token urban gardener in his circles. He has been growing food in his garden for years. He has expanded his growing projects in friends' houses, in empty community lots, and in vacant spaces at work. He is passionate about growing food in home gardens (even work gardens now apparently). Growing kitchen gardens is a culture he wants to spread in Iloilo through his upcoming project, Herbs in Pots. His goal is to equip people with start-up food garden kits. Poona Pas, the girl behind White Thoughts, a self-published book of fragmented thoughts from her journey through depression. She is an advocate for mental health awareness and loves educating people on the biological underpinnings of mental disorders. She is also a believer that music and the arts and a creative life are tremendous weapons in combatting mental disorders. She believes that the creative scene in Iloilo can be nurtured to support the rising prevalence of depression in the city. We also look forward to the spoken poetry performances of our three poets tonight: T.M. Garcia is a writer and a musician. She writes music and sings for a punk band based in New Jersey called A Hopeless Mess. She loves unicorns and devours souls for breakfast. Mica Cruz is a freelance food photographer and graphic artist who spends her free time baking and getting baked. Kristine Buenavista is a published writer who likes to tell stories and to be told of the daily magic that occurs in others’ lives. She drinks leaf tea whenever she takes breaks from being perky. We have Nervegasm playing the whole night and we have Garry Balcoba with us, a local tattooist mastering fine line tattoos, to have a live tattoo session all through out the event. We also have Kasingkasing Press to display their books at the event and La Roasteria (the local cafelier) to display their local specialty coffee. There will be local artists and creators who will be selling local merchandises as well. Herbs in Pots will have a raffle of 20 herbs to give away and Live by Healthy Kitchen will be feeding free spring rolls to everyone. Join us for a mind jam tonight! It is gonna be fun!
Bye-Bye Boring Desk Job, Hello Health and Happiness
"Yoga helped me when life got shaken through illness and the death of a family member. Thats when I decided to become a yoga teacher." In "Bye-Bye Boring Desk Job, Hello Health and Happiness", from PechaKucha Hong Kong Vol. 24, Triathlete, Paddle-Board Yoga Instructor, and Entrepreneur, Nadine Bubner talks about escaping the corporate world and heading up a full-time business teaching yoga and meditation classes, while indulging in Ironman triathlon competitions on the side, evolving into a practice that combines yoga and endurance sport. This is her empowering story.
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