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Jennifer Vincent

Community Catalyst, City of Penticton and Self! in Penticton

Naramata...Naramata...Here we come!

PRESENTED ON SEP 08, 2016
IN PENTICTON @ VOL 5

Jennifer Vincent intimately invites us on her journey of growing up in the Okanagan, by serendaing the crowd in and out of her presentation with the song her family used to sing on their drive out. The warm of summer and passion that has driven Jennifer and her family's work to make the Okanagan their home dribbles out of the presentation like biting into a fresh peach. Through this passion, one is able to understand how the work of founding their business has truly been worth it. 

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CoWork Williamsburg

BY NATALIE MILLER-MOORE
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 24, 2014

CoWorking is becoming popular in larger urban centers as people are shifting to telecommuting models and entrepeneurship is on the rise. As a self employed journalist in Williamsburg, Natalie Miller-Moore sees the need for it in our less-than-urban small city. So she has helped found CoWork Williamsburg and is here to compare and contrast the pitfalls of working from home or a coffee shop with the benefits of a cowork space. Because, afterall, a coffee shop is not a productive place to work.

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Coworking Monterrey

BY IVÁN GUERRERO
@ VOL 5 ON MAY 22, 2014

Los ponentes hablan sobre la comunidad generada a partir de un espacio de coworking.

Iván Guerrero: Egresado de Sistemas de la UANL, pero amante del Diseño y la fotografía. Cofundador de Coworking Monterrey y freelance tiempo completo.

Luis Rojas: Web Designer and Developer, Wordpress CMS expert. Entity information CSS3 + HTML5. Ninja with jQuery. Freelance

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Coworking

BY PAWEL MAKOWIECKI
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 01, 2014

Pawel Makowiecki is a founder of Wspolpracownia and one of the first people who shared coworking ideas in Bialystok. He is now continuing this people-connecting endeavor in the city.

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Coworking: The Evolution of Business

BY TIFFANIE MARK
@ VOL 16 ON FEB 18, 2016

What is coworking, and how could it evolve in the future? Tiffanie Mark will exhibit how true collaboration can be used to facilitate the evolution of business. How we can, in fact, build ourselves through building community, and how this could apply to you!

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Uncovering, and then Recovering. A Family Tradition.

BY WES BREITENBACH
@ VOL 20 ON AUG 18, 2016

Wes Breitenbach shares a brief history of how comfortable we have become just sitting around and how one craft has spanned five generations of his family.

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Life Tangents

BY NICHOLAS VINCENT
@ VOL 5 ON SEP 08, 2016

For Nick Vincent building community begins and ends with family. Through his personal story of growing his own family and personal life, Nick knits together the ways that he's brought the same values to a wider group from Australia, via the UK to Penticton. From elaborate theme parties, artists spaces to a Coworking space, Nick's passion for community shines through everything that he does. 

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Overcoming Anorexia

BY RYLEE MCKINLAY
@ VOL 5 ON SEP 08, 2016

Rylee McKinlay boldly steps out of the shadows to take the audience on a vivid and raw journey through her ongoing battle with mental health. Initially struggling to access support in the Kootenays, Rylee and her family relocated to find the help they needed for anorexia in the Okanagan. Since recovering Rylee shares her ongoing work to battle anorexia, as well as dismantle stigma and empower others to do the same.

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Coworking: Fact vs Fiction

BY TIFFANIE MARK
@ VOL 21 ON FEB 16, 2017

When most people hear the term "coworking" their minds jump straight to tech startups and Ping-Pong tables. But, there is more to coworking than meets the eye. In this presentation, Tiffanie Mark digs into the heart of the shared space movement, providing a deeper look into one of the world's fastest growing industry.

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Where Does a Home Come From?

BY DAN BECK
@ VOL 10 ON AUG 25, 2017

Biologist Dan Beck explores the question “Where does a home come from?” by sharing his community and family adventure in building a straw bale shop and home here in the Kittitas Valley.