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International Gender Champions

@ VOL 4 ON MAY 31, 2018

Corinne Momal-Vanian introduces the International Gender Champions movement and the work done in International Geneva to ensure that women are seen and heard in all important multilateral discussions.

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Why not?

@ VOL 4 ON MAY 31, 2018

Agathe Schwaar, social activitst and Master student at The Graduate Institute, Geneva, talks about how the words "Why not ?" have helped her overcome obstacles and becoming the person she is now.

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Back to My True Nature

@ VOL 9 ON MAY 09, 2019

How I overcame my fear of heights by pushing past my comfort zone in the mountains and, in the process, watched my self-made limits disappear. In addition, lessons nature taught me living out of a tent as a woman in remote parts of the world. 


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Taos @ TCA - Taos Center for the Arts
May 17, 2012


Seattle @ Seattle Art Museum
Oct 12, 2012

PAST women&work 2016

Bonn @ WCCB World Conference Center Bonn
Jun 04, 2016


Salt Lake City @ The State Room
Mar 31, 2017


Ellensburg @ Gallery One Visual Arts Center
Mar 31, 2017


Ubud @ Betel Nut
May 09, 2017


Salt Lake City @ The State Room
Mar 30, 2018


Shymkent @ State Concert Hall
Nov 25, 2018

PAST Leading Women, Powered by PechaKucha

Powered by PechaKucha @ Suzhou Singapore International School
May 16, 2019

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Empowering Women Through Inclusive Competition & Fitness

@ VOL 6 ON MAR 18, 2016

Local business owner, Lisa Nichols, speaks about how women can help one another become better at what they do in business and life. 

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Women Empowering Communities & the World

@ VOL 6 ON MAR 18, 2016

Tom Sheaffer talks about what empowering women means to him and cites examples from around the world. 

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A magazine to appreciate awesome photography


Luke Archer is the editor of Loupe magazine (Inspiring Photography). In this PechaKucha talk he gave to crowd in London on 2 March 2017 at HASSELL Studio, Luke shared some of his favourite images that have been printed to date - including jaw-dropping shots of clowns at the annual Grimaldi Clown service in London, snaps of modern women channelling some of the most inspirational women in history, as well as wonderous scenes from deep sea fishing.

You can grab a copy of the magazine here. Talk about a brillant coffee table book!

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Engaging Women to Run for Office

@ VOL 31 ON MAR 22, 2017

Tiffany Ellis wants everyone to know that there are more men in the Michigan State Senate named John than there are women. Through her work with Emerge Michigan, she is helping more women get elected to public office.

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Woman I Want to Be

@ VOL 9 ON JUN 08, 2017

Kristen Phillips discusses the women who inspire her to explain her.

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Amazing Black Women Not In Your History Book

@ VOL 18 ON MAR 10, 2018

It wasn't until Rayven Holmes was out of school that she discovered on her own that history also included amazing black women, and not just the old white guys that were in the school history books. Here is a small collection of those amazing black women, and why we need to get them included in the history books.

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The Mindset

@ VOL 1 ON MAY 20, 2018

Dajonang Damyeni presents The Mindset for Success.

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@ VOL 28 ON JUN 14, 2019

Mary Sabo, as a local yoga insructor is a wellness and energy elevator focused on helping leaders have enough enegry to get through their packed days while  fulfilling their mission. Also as music theater preformer, she brings in music to her class, creating a truly unique experince.

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Overcoming the Bumps Life Puts in Your Way

@ VOL 16 ON JUN 06, 2019

Hannah Hartman grew up in a small town outside Portland, Oregon, where she was run over by the homecoming float at school. Afer a brief stint in a wheelchair, she went on to work three jobs to pay her way through university, teach her way around the world, meet her husband in Romania, move to Nigeria, and adopt a child - an endeavour not without it's complications. Her story is an inspiration to us all.

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Lady of the Future

Svetlana Kulikova is talented young woman, owner of her own business prepared composed by her musical presentation: thoughts about place and role of the women in the society of the Future. 

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PKN Miami in the Miami Herald

This Wednesday's PechaKucha Night in Miami (Vol. 24) gets a mention in the Miami Herald. Here's the full listing: PechaKucha Night hosts an exhibit at Miami Beach Urban Studios, 420 Lincoln Rd., from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday that explores feminism and queer themes in contemporary Chinese art. Presenters are Alpesh Kantilal Patel, curator; Neil De La Flor, Reading Queer; and Emery Grant, Stonewall National Museum and Archives. RSVPs are requested to You'll also find more info on the official event page.

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The Tea Darlings of Darjeeling

"Sometimes singing and dancing, the women tea-pluckers chatter all day." Juliana Post goes through the long and hard day in the life of a Darjeeling tea leaf-plucker. As we see in "The Tea Darlings of Darjeeling" from PKN Garrison Vol. 6, most of these plantation workers are women who receive approximately $1.50 for a day's work. Yet, as Juliana points out, the women chatter happily with each other throughout the day. 


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!

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Inspiring Women of All Manner

“I’m talking about the women throughout history who have inspired others through their foresight, ambition, courage, and downright ballsiness.” Tattoo artist and ex-Navy Commander Sailor Cher tells us about some of the women who have inspired generations over the years. In “Inspiring Women of All Manner” from PKN St. Augustine Vol. 5, Cher goes into depth on the one woman who has held fast through the decades, and inspired her most: Betty Boop.

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PechaKucha new year event now a tradition at Maastricht School of Management

Following the success of last year’s PechaKucha event to welcome the New Year at MSM, three groups from the MBA31 class once again bravely accepted the challenge to present their dreams, projects and visions to staff, friends, and MSM’s local partners and stakeholders by using the powerful PechaKucha format. Devised by Klein Dytham Architecture in Tokyo in 2003 as a fast-paced presentation format to showcase new ideas, the PechaKucha concept is simple yet effective: each speaker shows 20 slides, each for 20 seconds. PechaKucha events are now happening in 800 cities across the globe and have grown into valued platforms for inspiration, creativity and networking. On Friday 16 January, four beautiful African business-minded women : Ms. Rebecca Freda Namagga (Uganda), Ms. Amina Mahamudu Serwenda (Tanzania), Ms. Oluwabunmi Folowosele and  Ms. Olanike Omobolanle Ojo (both from Nigeria) shared their entrepreneurial ambitions and shared their visions on women empowerment in Africa with great conviction. They were followed by Yosief Iyassu (Eritrea), Emmanuel Balele (Tanzania) and James Bamwete (Uganda) who described the deplorable health and environment effects caused by the use of inefficient traditional charcoal cooking stoves in Africa and showed how the situation could considerably improve by replacing them with energy saving clay-based cooking stoves. Presenting last, Eleftheria Sitara from Greece gave a very personal story of her journey into the MBA program at MSM and how studying with fellow students from 22 different nationalities has brought a new meaning to the word “beauty” for her. Eleftheria said she found it an unforgettable learning experience: “When I first heard about the PechaKucha concept, I thought of a double-edged sword. Based on the power of images – that sometimes may be equal to a thousand words – PechaKucha allows presenters to express themselves concisely but still in a rich and creative way. The greatest challenge though is picking up the appropriate structure and content for your presentation in order to deliver your message to the audience in the most efficient way. My idea was to present a topic regarding ‘beauty’ and the unexpected ways in which I discovered it through my experiences. The reason I selected it was because I wanted to present not only a brief description of my personal attitude towards life, but also because I wanted to express publicly my gratitude for all the precious moments I am currently sharing with my international classmates. Although in the beginning I was thinking that the PechaKucha challenge was far too fresh and uncomfortable for me to engage in, from the moment I entered the room I felt an immediate friendliness. During my presentation I saw people’s nods and smiles, showing that they were eager to listen to what I was saying. That sense of encouragement from the audience to whom you express your inner ideas is a remarkable feeling that can hardly be forgotten. Relying on the inspiring feedback I received from people telling me how much they were touched and surprised by the spirit created through the single means of a presentation, I would definitely recommend to everyone to try the PechaKucha experience even just for once in their lifetime.” Just like last year, the audience enthusiastically reacted to the students’ presentations. The event was followed by a friendly and relaxed network session in the Business Lounge with all participants.

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Revolution - Bridging the Employment Gap for Women in Crises

"... And that changed the way I see women struggling in crisis." In "Revolution - Bridging the Employment Gap for Women in Crises" from Lancaster Vol. 5, business owner Sarah Rutt discusses Revolution, a jewelry company that creates and sells handcrafted, leather jewelry in order to bridge the employment gap for women transitioning out of homelessness. Revolution is part of the great social enterprise pitch sponsored by ASSETS Lancaster and the Lancaster County Community Foundation, and are launching operations in October of this year.

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PechaKucha Night - SLC March 18th!

PechaKucha Night SLC and Women in Architecture are bringing together a great presenter line-up. Come experience it March 18th! View this email in your browser It's time to get your tickets! For the 3rd straight year, the Women in Architecture group has persuaded fantastic presenters to take the stage and share with us their best 20x20 PechaKucha presentations. Get a load of this group!Amanda Bordeloin - civil engineerAngela Dean - architectWomen of Design Build BluffVirginia Pearce - Utah film commissionerLauren Barros - family rights attorneyCurtis Miller - mathematician/student/wage gap researcherJen Plumb - emergency room physicianMaria Vyas - transportation plannerSofia Gorder - dancer/educator/creatorPat Bagley - editorial cartoonistEsther Gubbay - architecture studentLuisa Whittaker-Brooks - chemistWhere: The State Room (638 South State Street)When: Friday, March 18th Doors open @ 7pm Presenters start @ 8pm-10:30pmTickets $15 advance - $20 at the door

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Empowering Women

“I wanted to create a sense of active global citizenship by engaging the public in powerful story lines.” In "Empowering Women", from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol.23, Nina Emett is the founder of UK based arts educational organisation called "FotoDocument". She is passionate about the power of narrative photography to make a difference. Her mission statement: to bring "Active global citizenship".Sharing one of her photo essay, Nina explains how she strives to empower women in India.  

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I Lost Precious Time, But In the End, I Found My Calling

Jennifer Penner is an architect at Studio Southwest Architects in Albuquerque, NM. Her story starts as an intern architect responsible for logging her internship hours across 16 categories in the industry’s Intern Development Program. It should have only taken three years to complete. Five years passed, and she had not started simply because the form was intimidating. Someone took her hand, showed her the way, and she found her calling. Comfortable in team settings and solo adventures. Jennifer brings strong creative, technical, and research talents to her projects and easily adapts to her environment using her 'soft skills'. Her passion lies in helping others. This is her "Why". "By Finding a Better Way" is her "How".