You're never too young to do a PechaKucha presentation! Meet Archie, aged 7, who takes the opportunity to introduce us to his friend Jeremiah, aged 6, who lives in Kenya.
"Presentation of the Day" on March 23, 2013.
Kristina Arnold and Rachel Walston are Roller Derby Girls. Roller Derby is a rough sport played using roller skates. Here they tell us the history of Roller Derby, how it used to be played, and how modern Roller Derby is played today.
Mårten Claesson and Ola Rune, product designers, discover that people in most parts of Africa spend a significant amount of their time collecting wood for use in their three stone fire pits. Marten and Ola then worked with their team in Stockholm to design a new stove that uses less wood and produces less smoke. Now the kids in Kenya can spend their time in school instead of out collecting firewood.
Alex Krosney went to her first roller derby bout in April of 2011 – it was love at first whistle. A year of blood, sweat, tears, and track burn later Lex Go was born. A member of the Winnipeg Roller Derby League, Lex is now a skater on the All-Stars travel team and a captain of the home team that wins all of the afterparties, the Valkyries’ Wrath. She is also a trainer for the league and for the WRDL’s Junior league, which makes her Grinchy heart grow three full sizes every Sunday.
"Presentation of the Day" on January 15, 2014.
Michael Palagi talks about his visit to Kenya. The purpose of his talk is to encourage people to donate for building a new school in the place where he stayed for 4 weeks in Nairobi. He talks about the talented teachers and students in the school, learning, playing, dancing and having fun. There is a need to build a new school in order to help more kids, decrease deceases and make their lives less difficult.