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We haven’t scheduled our next PechaKucha Night yet, but in the meantime you can watch some presentations, look at our map to see if there are any scheduled PKNs in nearby cities, or have a look at the long list of upcoming events, to see if there’s one you can attend!

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The self-demise of white privilege

BY LEANNE REID
@ VOL 40 ON AUG 16, 2016

"The self-demise of white privilege” questions the acknowledgement of privilege, it's definition & source & the future of white privilege in our society if inequality is left unchecked. Leanne Reid explores the importance of education & empowerment in developing an inclusive society to ensure the “privilege” of the next generation.

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Urban Development in sub-Saharan Africa

BY JOSHUA PALFREMAN
@ VOL 40 ON AUG 16, 2016

Waste Ventures in Africa is a critical examination of the business models and innovative technologies being employed by urban planners to manage waste, water, hygiene and sanitation across sub-Saharan Africa and more specifically how South Africa can act as an incubation hub and provide solutions to the continent's most pressing challenges.

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Why trails matter to design, to me and to everywhere!

BY GALEO SAINTZ
@ VOL 40 ON AUG 16, 2016

"There is something radical that happens when we spend time out on trail, that really changes the quality of our thinking."

In Why trails matter to design, to me and to everywhere! from PechaKucha Night Cape Town Vol.40Galeo Saintz an international trails ambassador and chairs the World Trails network from over 27 different countries, tells us about the importance of trails to our lives. He gave us the idea that the world would be better if we spend more time on outdoors to make us more happier and smarter. When did you last spend time in the nature?

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Humans of South Africa

BY SANDY L
@ VOL 38 ON MAY 03, 2016

Sandy L shares about Humans of South Africa, a space created to share South African stories. Opening windows into worlds we might know nothing about, it is a platform to showcase and grow South African creative talent. Over two years, the website has featured over 600 stories.

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An Enviro-Pilgrim

BY AYALA KATZ
@ VOL 38 ON MAY 03, 2016

Ayala Katz connected with her inner-self, her life’s purpose & raised awareness on environmental issues while walking great distances. With her vision of planting a million trees, creating safe, bio-diverse, indigenous walk-ways for flora & fauna to thrive, she wants to make every step count, inspiring others.

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Smoke and Mirrors

BY CHRIS ADLAM
@ VOL 38 ON MAY 03, 2016

"‘Smoke and Mirrors’ is about Chris Adlam’s journey to becoming smoke free and the discoveries made along the way. Smoking is the number one preventable killer yet the tobacco companies have been the most profitable businesses over the last 100 years. Smoking is a social tragedy - that needs to change radically. "

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Grey is the New Black

BY ALISON BENZIMRA
@ VOL 38 ON MAY 03, 2016

Many older adults are living longer & healthier lives. This shift impacts how society views elders & how elders view themselves. Ageing should be seen as a continual stage of development & growth rather than a period of decline. It’s time we begin to redefine ageing. It’s time “Grey becomes the new Black” suggests, Alison Benzimra.

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Hiking is My Life

BY TRUDY RAITO
@ VOL 38 ON MAY 03, 2016

Trudy Raito says that hiking is more than about experiencing the outdoors, addding that it provides a connection with nature and a form of emancipation, away from the hustle and bustle of city life. There is something uniquely beautiful about standing on top of the world and admiring the landscape below, one of the privileges of living in Cape Town.

 

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Poster for PKN Cape Town Vol. 40

 

About the City's Organizers

  • Andrew Cole

    Andrew Cole is a communications professional and spokesperson with nearly 20 years of experience consulting to, or working in, various blue chip companies in Canada and South Africa. In Cape Town he has operated an independent consultancy for the past five years focusing on enterprise development, storytelling (presented as podcasts), strategy and sustainability communications. Andrew holds a post-graduate diploma in Sustainable Development from Stellenbosch University's School of Public Leadership, a Diploma in Public Relations Management from Ryerson University (Toronto), and a B.Sc. in Anatomical Science and Cell Biology, with a minor in Management, from McGill University (Montreal).