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Cricket Shelter: A Modular Insect Farm


"Eating bugs is good for you, good for the planet, and good for the future!"

In "Cricket Shelter: A Modular Insect Farm" from PechaKucha Night New York Vol. 18, architect Maria Aiolova discusses her obsession with cricket farming. Her firm, Terreform ONE, built a sustainable insect shelter on site to conduct extensive research on crickets - studying their growth, social development, and reproductive habits...before harvesting the adults and turning them into tasty treats!

Maria is an architect, educator, designer, and community builder in New York City. She is an innovator in ecological design, smart cities, sustainable urban infrastructure, water, transportation, and waste. Maria is a leader in interdisciplinary education focused on future cities.


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The Joseph School in Haiti


James Kennon speaks about his work with The Joseph School in Haiti. On the island of Haiti of the 9.2 million people, 80% live below the International Poverty Line equating to 7.4 million people with an average income of less than $2 per day. Haiti is the poorest nation in the western hemisphere. The most impactful way to help Haiti is to empower them to help themselves. Leadership changes everything.


Creativity Loves Constraints: Improvisation, Always our Very Best Alternative


In business as in life, we try to control the future by making (business) strategies and (marketing) plans. But most of the time, things turn our differently, don’t go as planned. And then we fall back on improvisation.

Improvisation always is our very best alternative. We improvise when something unexpected happens; we improvise because we have forgotten to take certain influences into account; we improvise when people behave differently than we expected.

The best leaders, the best managers, the best professionals are not those that excel in analysis and making plans and strategies, but the ones that fully master and exploit their improvisation skills.

And, by the way, improvisation is also a very useful approach to living one’s life.


Simple Life Lessons of an Accidental Leader

@ VOL 4 ON SEP 29, 2015

Jorge Vanegas, Dean of Texas A&M's College of Architecture, discusses things he has learned along the way.


The Rise of the DEO

@ VOL 140 ON OCT 26, 2016

Just as we took our cues from MBAs in casting the ideal CEO of the 20th century, we can look to design - in its broadest form - to model our future leader, the DEO. Maria Giudice explores the intersection of creativity and business acumen, explaining how and why this unlikely coupling produces leaders most capable of solving our increasingly complex business problems.


Leadership - The Good, The Bad, The Disasters.

@ VOL 3 ON JUL 26, 2017

Throughout history leaders have risen in times of crisis. Leading, inspiring, they can move nations.  However this isn't always the case as this presentation by Scott Davis explores.


Waitering Vs. Everybody

@ VOL 3 ON JUL 26, 2017

Using his wit and humor, Chris Asper will attempt to share the similarities and differences between working as a waiter in a restaurant versus the various corporate jobs he held for 11 years.  


Turning Challenge into Opportunity

@ VOL 16 ON SEP 29, 2017

Karen Leckie is a corporate trainer, agent of change, and breakthrough coach. Karen facilitates workshops and training on leadership development, coaching, employee engagement and organization development and is a best-selling author of books. She shares how you can change your mindset on life’s difficulties and obstacles, and learn how to turn any loss into gain!


Northside through 2017

@ VOL 35 ON NOV 21, 2017

Line Marie Bach works with music festivals (for example Northside in Aarhus) and managing the enormous horde of volunteer workers that help clean up and run the grounds. Underway, the audience learns about the hows and the whys, and how Northside volunteer-leadership is actually becoming an accredited course in education!


Soup as a Metaphor for Organizational Culture: Best Recipe

@ VOL 5 ON FEB 01, 2018

Wendy Arnott makes the case that the best ingredient for shaping organizational culture - whatever you need that to be for your workplace -  is to capitalize on the transformative nature of behaviours. 


PKN Santa Cruz in the News

A nice bit of press coverage for PKN Santa Cruz from the Santa Cruz Sentinel. Chip, director of the Santa Cruz Downtown Association, first became aware of Pecha Kucha several years ago and began the application process to launch "Pecha Kucha Nights" in Santa Cruz. Concurrently, Crystal Birns, coordinator for the City Arts Program, had been discussing a similar idea with the Museum of Art & History. Two months ago, the first Pecha Kucha Night launched at club Motiv in downtown Santa Cruz to a packed house. On Friday, the second "Pecha Kucha Night" will be hosted by MAH, under the leadership of Emily Hope Dobkin, with nine presenters presenting their "works in progress." Read the full story here. The city's Vol. 2 happens tonight.


Be Someone's Hero

Every government keeps criminal records, but why don't we keep records of goodness? An expert in creative leadership, Stephie Knopel lends her expertise to invent a new way to say thank you. With her web app creation, Personal Heroes, users are able to thank strangers for random acts of kindness. In "Be Someone's Hero" from PKN Tokyo Vol. 114, we see that the app also allows users to geotag their heroes, mapping our world in a different way -- with an index of good, rather than bad.


PechaKucha People: Edgar Lopez

Our PechaKucha People spotlight shines on Edgar Lopez who in addition to Co-Coordinating PechaKucha Nights in El Paso, has served his community for 21 years as an architect and as design principal for the last 4 years at one of the leading and award-winning design firms in the region - In*Situ Architecture. His experience has lead him to take a leadership role in the city organizing team of PKN El Paso by recruiting a diverse array of presenters and designing the city's always vibrant posters. A true trailblazer, Edgar believes in curating PechaKucha Nights as a window into the creative heartbeat of El Paso.


PechaKucha Royal

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall began the Royal tour in Oman with an introduction to PechaKucha Muscat Organizer Sara Fida. Their visit's aim is to promote the U.K.'s partnerships in the region in key areas such as supporting women in leadership and creating youth opportunities. We trust Sara will be an invaluable asset to their Royal Highnesses's efforts. Way to go Sara! 


Presenter Bio: Dennis

Tourism and Travel Consultant, Events Organizer, Talent consultant. Media and Innovations director for Maestros Leadership Team, Lover of bicycles and the townships. Dennis is passionate about youth development and the new Administration Executive for Malawi Tourism Council. With all his interests, passions, and roles we're certain that Dennis will have great contribuitons to our New Beginnings theme.


PechaKucha People: Netta Egoz

Netta Eogz is the first person to have the PechaKucha Person Spotlight shined on her twice. Once was to honor her charismatic leadership in the role of PKN Christchurch organizer and now - SURPRISE - as our newest edition to the PechaKucha Global Team here in Tokyo! Welcome Netta!


Announcing Our Presenters for Volume 3

We are super excited to announce our next line up of speakers for our third volume of PechaKucha Night #ldnont. On Wednesday, July 26 will will have FIVE (5) super cool presenters. Here is the lineup (in no particular order yet): Chris Asper: Waitering Vs. Everybody Scott Davis: Leadership - The Good, The Bad, The Disasters Karen Gair: All Good Things Are Wild + FREE Deepa Butoliya: Exploring The Potential of Poop Andrew Kaszowski: Photo Composition on the Road - getting the perfect shot when you have no tools   Join us at Innovation Works London at 6:20pm on Wednesday, July 26. Get Your FREE Ticket Now. On the night of PechaKucha Night #ldnont vol. 3, please consider making a $1 to the PechaKucha global fund and/or bring an item for the London Food Bank. High-fives and fist bumps all around! Janic & Andrew  


PK People: Leslie and Sonia

This week we shine the PechaKucha People Spotlight on the dynamic duo, Sonia Selavy and Leslie Tsai of PechaKucha Night Tainan. Sonia’s journalistic sensibilities combined Leslie’s charismatic leadership and people prowess make this power couple a formidable team who do more than just showcase Tainan’s talent but truly celebrate it. Congrats Sonia and Leslie! Looking forward to your next PKN!!!