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Lesley Cully

Founder, Buckle Up In The Back in Dubai

Buckle Up in the Back

PRESENTED ON MAY 10, 2014
IN SHARJAH @ VOL 5

Lesley Cully is the founder of Buckle Up In The Back- a non profit awareness campaign to educate the community on the use of seat belts and age appropriate car seats.

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Dancing into Intellectual Property Law

BY JEANINE RIZZO
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 24, 2013

Jeanine Rizzo began her life as a dancer, but soon pirouetted her way into a field of law that would allow her to protect the things she holds most dear: the arts. She speaks of trademarks, copyrights, patents, and more in reference to film, theater, and art. 

"Presentation of the Day" on January 18, 2014.

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DIY Politics

BY JILLIAN MERRICK
@ VOL 5 ON SEP 15, 2015

In 2014, Jillian Merrick took a run at public office in the local municpal  elections. Never a fan of traditional elections camapigns, she had to come up with creative ways of particpating in the process without compromising her values. She shares some of the crafty and creative ways she's subverted the typically trappings of a political campaign, and on how craft, art and design continue to influence her work on City Council after her successful election.

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I AM a Girl

BY FIONA ADAMS
@ VOL 15 ON NOV 05, 2015

Fiona Adams is a senior at West High School. She has been on the West Forensics team for two years and also works nationally with Health by Motorbike and Girl Up, two campaigns that provide educational scholarships for girls in developing countries. With the help of these organizations, she started the Universal Education Partnership at West, which has raised $2,500 to date for scholarships and birth certificates and has awarded her opportunities to go to New York and D.C. to advocate for girls’ rights worldwide. In this presentation Fiona discusses her work with Girl Up and how it has changed both her outlook on life and her hopes for the future.

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Creativity in the Law

BY LAUREN BARROS
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 18, 2016

"A lot of people think that law is black and white: you are right, or you are wrong. Actually, I think that to be a good lawyer, to be a good arguer, you have to be creative."

In Creativity in the Law from PechaKucha Night Salt Lake City - Vol. 17Lauren Barros, an accomplished lawyer, believes that in order to be a good lawyer, you have to be creative. Especially when it comes to interpreting the law and how it impacts LGBT couples and families.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, July 11th, 2016. 

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852 Freedom Campaign: an Anti-Slavery Movement

BY ELVY CHANG
@ VOL 27 ON MAY 25, 2016

Elvy Chang, Jasmine Chiu and Zino Chan present 852 Freedom Campaign, consisting of Hong Kong-based volunteers from all walks of life who use their talents to raise awareness of human trafficking, one of the most vile forms of organized crime.

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Space Exploration: A Year or Two or More in the Life of a Space Cadet

BY AMY ANDERSON
@ VOL 15 ON AUG 20, 2016

What does space exploration mean to you? For Amy Anderson, a self described space cadet, it means an entirely different definition of spatial awareness. Buckle up for blastoff into Amy's version of space.

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The Power of Radio

BY CARLOS CHIRINOS
@ 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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Police Matter

BY DEBORAH JACOBS
@ VOL 9 ON MAR 31, 2017

Police integrity is of highest priority to this ACLU advocate. Deborah Jacobs honors women leaders who have stood up to the unfortunate misconduct and abuse that has occurred by the police force and the positive change their struggles have made.

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Back-Up Ninja Turtle

BY MATT BROOKS
@ VOL 30 ON MAY 11, 2017

The crowd loves him!  Back for his second round!  Here's Matt Brooks!  
He's a graphic designer, web developer and an occassional back-up ninja turtle in Winnipeg.  He's 13 Going on 30 and this presentation will take you on an energetic ride!