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//Purpose// - PechaKucha Night Christchurch Volume 32 is warming up the stage for Social Enterprise World Forum 2017 as part of the Transitional City Stream. Our speakers will be exploring their purpose, their reason for doing what they do and their creative processes. 

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We are proud to bring you a collection of local, national and international social entrepreneurs who have an interest and investment in making an impact. Vol.32 speakers include an international social photographer, the founder of a company that creates opportunities for resourcefulness in our city, a pair who have set up a company that farms insects for human consumption, a green architect, the founder of a successful ethical fashion business and more.

WHEN: Tuesday 26 Sep, 2017 (doors open 7:30pm, event starts 8:20pm)
WHERE: Christ's College Auditorium
THEME: Purpose

Thank you to our event partner Christ's College for hosting us.
Our line-up for the night:

Catarina Gutierrez // Bicycle Nerd // on Turning Legacy into Purpose
Rebecca Parnham // Co-founder Krama & Co. // on Weaving in the goodness
Camia Young // Director of Ohu - Office for Holistic Urbanism // on Building Communities by Building Buildings
Ben Atkinson // Founder, Fill Their Lunchbox // on Helping People Help People
Brandy Alger // Earthquake Outreach Coordinator // on Fabricating Education
Jonathan H. Lee // Photographer & Videographer // on Finding Purpose Through Travel & Service


Peter Randrup & Bex De Prospo // Anteater Co-Founders // on The Adventures of Bolt and Buzz: Tales of a Disruptive Social ANTerprise
Craig Jarvis // Architectural Designer // on Tiny house journal
Thomas Grandguillot and Sheena Hemens // Co-founders of Maison de Crepes // From Nantes to Christchurch - culture, multi-sport and crepes!
Juliet Arnott // Founder of Rekindle // Why wood we?
Samantha Jones // Little Yellow Bird Founder // Why mediocrity is the killer of greatness 
Tyler Brummer // WeVisit Co-founder // on Common Sense Innovation
PechaKucha Nights are devised and shared by Klein Dytham Architecture.


@ Christ's College Auditorium
Rolleston Avenue
Christchurch 8023
September 26, 2017
7:30pm - 10:00pm
Catarina Gutierrez
in Christchurch
Samantha Jones
in Christchurch
Camia Young
in Christchurch
Jonathan H. Lee
Freelance Photographer in Seattle, WA
Benjamin Atkinson
in Christchurch
Brandy Alger
in Christchurch
Juliet Arnott
Founder of Rekindle & Occupational Therapist in Christchurch
Craig Jarvis
in Christchurch
Peter Randrup
in Christchurch
Bex De Prospo
in Christchurch
Thomas Grandguillot
in Christchurch
Sheena Hemens
in Christchurch
Beck Parnham
in Christchurch
Tyler Brummer
Co-founder/COO, WeVisit in Christchurch
Bambi Defensor
Partner and COO, Messy Bessy Cleaners, Inc. in Manila