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The Power of Wind

@ VOL 1 ON AUG 14, 2014

Evan Waters met William Kamkwambe on a visit to Malawi, and was inspired by inventive spirit and desire to create change. 

Tells the story of William Kamkwambe, and how he was able to use green energy to power his family's house. In result, allowed him to be noticed and given the opportunity to go back to school, and start working to give back to his community. 

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The Power of Yes

@ VOL 1 ON AUG 14, 2014

Tiffany Lentz believes in the power of yes, and thinks you should say yes too. Going into her own life changing story and experiences, Tiffany was able to learn new things about the world and life. 

 "Presentation of the Day" on November 17, 2014.

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Honey Money - Sustainable Beekeeping in Africa

@ VOL 4 ON MAY 18, 2015

"The real solution to the problem is when charity becomes unnecessary!" 

Mark Gardner tells the story about honey, african bees, social enterprise and social impact . The project pulled together people from several countries and delivered a community bee center complex to support cooperative farmers, locals and empower women.

This was "Prententaion of the Day" on July 22nd, 2015.

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Not Taking No for an Answer

@ VOL 5 ON SEP 14, 2015

Drew Angus is a singer and songwriter living in Brooklyn trying to figure out what the hell life is really all about. Listen to his story about not taking "NO" for an answer!

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Experiments, Restrictions, and Happy Mistakes

@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Martin Justesen loves triangles! He currently designs labels for Evil Twin Brewing, as well as many other clients. Hear his story about making and embracing mistakes, moving around the world, and loving beer!

Martin is a graphic designer born in Denmark, currently living in New York. He studied Graphic Design at London School of Communication before working in Publishing/Advertising for 10 years in Copenhagen. Martin now designs and art directs for magazines, campaigns and visual identities for sport/fitness, transport, business and fashion clients. He founded design studio Martin Justesen | New York in 2014.

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Capturing a Moment


Namita Azad is a freelance photographer specializing in wedding and travel photography. Her presentation explains how each photograph is a story caught in time and how she makes sure they become beautiful memories.

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Message in a Bottle

@ VOL 8 ON MAR 04, 2016

George Boorujy was born and bred in New Providence New Jersey, and now lives in Brooklyn, along with almost everyone else. He is represented by P.P.O.W. gallery in New York, and teaches at the School of Visual Arts. 

Check out George's project, New York Pelagic, here!

Read about the bottle that washed up on a beach in France here!

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Podcasts in a Nutshell

@ VOL 8 ON MAR 04, 2016

Eleanor Kagan teaches us how to start our own podcast in under 7  minutes at PechaKucha Night Brooklyn Volume 8! Stay tuned all the way to the end - exclusive audio clips of democatic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton!

Eleanor is a producer and sometimes host of podcasts, live events, and conversations with people about their hair. She has made public radio, pirate radio, and once helped build a radio station from scratch. She currently produces the podcast "Another Round" for BuzzFeed.



SITEWIDE Search Results: “story”

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Inspire Nepal Channel

After the events of the April 2015 Nepal earthquake, the worldwide PechaKucha community has come together to "Inspire Nepal". The road to recovery is a long one, and you can help inspire regrowth by sharing your story of Nepal here. Get in touch with us via

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Inspire Christchurch Channel

After the events of the February 2011 Christchurch earthquake, the worldwide PechaKucha community has come together to "Inspire New Zealand". The road to recovery is a long one, and you can help inspire regrowth by sharing your story of Christchurch here. Get in touch with us via

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Student Leadership, CPTC in Tacoma


Seattle @ Olson Kundig Storefront
Jun 22, 2012


Istanbul @ TAK (Tasarim Atolyesi Kadikoy)
Dec 23, 2014


Istanbul @ TAK (Tasarim Atolyesi Kadikoy)
Dec 10, 2015


Coventry @ The Tin Music & Arts, Canal Basin Vaults
Feb 07, 2017


Dubuque @ The Smokestack
Mar 30, 2017


Dubuque @ Dubuque Museum of Art
Jun 08, 2017


Dubuque @ Convivium Urban Farmstead
Oct 26, 2017


Pyatigorsk @ CoWorking LOFT
Dec 27, 2017


New Orleans @ AOS
Apr 24, 2018


Dubuque @ The Smokestack
Jan 24, 2019

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From Bristol to Vorarlberg, an international Kommunikations story

@ VOL 8 ON OCT 15, 2015

Bronwen Rolls is the director of THE DOING COLLECTIVE. She moved from Bristol to Vorarlberg a few months ago. She had a little office in Bristol, a city of design and creative industries in Great Britain. As a marketing and communications expert, she wants to listen to your stories and tell them all over the world... and she wants to learn German! 


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A Grave Story

@ VOL 8 ON JUN 04, 2015

In this presentation  'A Grave Story', Bob Clayton will tell us how a chance encounter at Goold Island led to rediscovery of a little history.

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You See, I Say: Transforming Pictures to Prose

@ VOL 10 ON JAN 22, 2016

Hyacinthe Miller feels strongly that words are magic. She is an omnivorous reader, a world traveller, blogger and content curator. She shares about how, as a writer with a vivid imagination, her perceptions, especially of
the visual, yield stories.  

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Imagine, to go Beyond

@ VOL 11 ON DEC 02, 2015

"In war, the hardest thing is to think about your future, present and past, to think about love, life, and dreams, but sometimes you need to Imagine to go beyoned your miserable reality, and turn it as you want to imagine." Hanna Karim, film maker

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New York: A City of the Living and the Dead

@ VOL 16 ON SEP 01, 2016

Allison C. Meier is a Brooklyn-based writer focusing on the arts and overlooked history. Currently, she is staff writer atHyperallergic, and moonlights as a cemetery tour guide at New York burial grounds. These tours are focused on cemeteries as places of history, art, and architecture, as well as concerned in keeping our memorial sites visible for preservation and remembrance. At PechaKucha Night NYC Vol 16, Allison discusses these often abandoned and forgotten spaces right in the middle of our bustling city - reminding us the importance of slowing down.

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The Power of Radio

@ VOL 16 ON SEP 01, 2016

Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Carlos Chirinos’ work explores innovation and creativity in emerging global music industries, looking at the role of music in public health, international development and social change. He has been a key consultant for radio and music projects in Europe, Africa and Japan - and most recently worked to develop Africa Stop Ebola, a global music campaign to raise awareness about Ebola in West Africa that was featured in the New York Times, The Guardian, BBC and CNN, for which he received an award from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Department of Defense, and USAID.

Currently, Professor Chirinos collaborates with the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, curating music performances to engage the Latin community living in New York City. He is also involved in projects in the UK, Tanzania, Cuba and other countries, looking at the role of music industries in economic development, tourism and social entrepreneurship. He also runs New York University's Music and Social Change Lab

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Creativity and Play as Medicine


Transpersonal Arts Counsellor Anna Atkinson’s practice incorporates art, movement, creative writing, voice and body work. She explores the potential of creativity to impact on health and wellbeing. Anna gives the audience an insight into the true happiness the freedom that art can give to those who are willing to embrace it. 

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A Soldier's Story

PechaKucha Night in Leeds will have its second volume in just a few weeks (January 28), and organizer Stuart Hide (pictured above) will be one of the presenters as well. Currently pursuing a degree in Interior Architecture and Design, Stuart spent six years in the UK armed forces, traveling all over the world for various operations. His presentation will cover his time as a soldier, and the bad design that he encountered along the way, and how it could all have been improved.


The Story of PechaKucha

Last week's PechaKucha Night in Tokyo Vol. 68 kicked off with PK founders Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham, along with Architecture for Humanity's Cameron Sinclair (through a Skype call), introducing the upcoming PechaKucha Global Night for Haiti -- make sure to watch the presentation to find out what this is all about. After that, we were all treated to a second presentation by Astrid and Mark, this time taking us on a 20-image tour of the history of PechaKucha, talking about how it started and how it got to become the worldwide phenomenon we know today.

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The Story of Chiles

In this edition of Presentation of the Day (from PKN Santa Barbara Vol. 6), Daniel Montello expresses his love for the chile pepper. History lessons are given, examinations of the hottest chiles in the world are reported; among them not only the notorious habanero pepper, but many rated on the Scoville heat scale as much more volatile. Daniel offers suggestions to those who can't take the heat (hint: add sugar or milk), and talks of the compounds that cause the lovely (or awful) burning sensation when consumed.

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The Story of a Sandbox

Mike Laurence is a coder, tinkerer, and co-founder of the game development studio Bytebin. In this edition of Presentation of the Day (from TableXI's January Table Talks), Mike speaks of the trials and triumphs found whilst building open-world gaming environments (or sandbox environments as they're called within the gaming community) and cultivating an online fellowship surrounding this massively multiplayer game at the same time. 

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Re-creation: our vol 14

Another great Pecha Kucha event in Coventry last night. Thanks to everyone who played a part in making it so ace - and, for those who missed it, here it is in tweets as a storify.

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The Story of the DeLorean DMC-12

It's likely you know it from the 1980s movie trilogy Back to the Future, but the DeLorean DMC-12's journey began long before Doc Brown made the car into the world's most iconic time machine. In today's edition of Presentation of the Day, "The Story of the DeLorean DMC-12" from PKN Tokyo Vol. 96, architect and designer Eero Koivisto discusses his passion for this timeless automobile, the DeLorean Motor Company, and the automotive industry mogul behind it all: John DeLorean.

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An Illustrator's Story

In today's Presentation of the Day, "An Illustrator's Story" from PKN Brisbane Vol. 27, illustrator and designer Jo Fallon discusses how her English and Japanese heritage have influenced her creative work, and chronicles her development as an artist. She also gives us some key advice as to why it's important to choose your business card designs carefully. 

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Storby Story

"Some people call me a street artist. I call myself a storyteller." Aalborg's visionary street artist and graphic illustrator Lars Pank takes us on a journey into his imaginative universe. In "Storby Story" from PKN Aalborg Vol. 13, Lars talks about his latest art projects, inspiration, and experiences working together with other artists.

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The Story of Sheep

“‘Just imagine,’ ‘I wonder,’ and ‘What if’ are some of my favorite words in the English language. They conjure up the possible, the impossible, and the just plain crazy.” Abigail Walsh tells us a story of sheep, and his best friend bird. In “The Story of Sheep” from PKN Christchurch Vol. 21 we also hear about elephant, a retired mountain guide who sheep desires to meet. Abigail tells us how her story came to life, and how it was interwoven with her own.

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The Story of Water in Hawaii

"The window of wonder into the world of water." In "The Story of Water in Hawaii" from PechaKucha Night Honolulu Vol. 27, Eric Johnson led a journey through the process of creating an original theatrical production in collaboration with artists, activists and multiple community partners. Eric is Artistic Director of the Honolulu Theatre for Youth. His production - "H2O: The Story of Water in Hawaii" - performed for over 20,000 students, teachers and families on Oahu this Spring and will tour to five Neighbor Islands this fall.