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28 JUL


Wow, we are now having our 10th vol. of PechaKucha Gwalior on the 28th of July with some of the rarest specialists sharing their works.


Ms. Sumita Balhara (MD of Safe Campus, a one of its kind initiative to empower the youth with mental and physical protection skills, based on the concepts and techniques used by the Israeli special forces) - speaks on " Main Hoon Na"

Mr. Sanjay Dutt Sharma (Renowned wildlife photographer who travels extensively in search of rare species) - speaks on "Exporing the rare wildlife in Gwalior "

Watch the space for more additions soon.......

Email us at xanzai(at)yahoo.com for entry passes. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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Block chain and the world

@ VOL 9 ON MAR 18, 2018

Ms. Vasudha Thirani (Senior Policy Associate with the Digital India Foundation, member of the World Economic Forum and a Young India Fellow ' 17; focuses on digital economy, identity and security) – speaks on " Beyond Bitcoin : Block chain and how the world will change "

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My febulous creative journey

@ VOL 9 ON MAR 18, 2018

Ms. Tanya Mittal (Self-made teenage millionaire; handicraft business entrepreneur; architect; associate director of Bliss NGO; ) - speaks on " My febulous creative journey "

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Important yet unknown

@ VOL 9 ON MAR 18, 2018

Dr. Ashish Dwivedi (Historian, writer, and business consultant) - speaks on " An unknown yet very imporant historical place Padmavati "

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Winning is a habit

@ VOL 8 ON SEP 30, 2017

Meenakshi Mathur argues that winning is nothing but a habit that can be inculcated.

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@ VOL 8 ON SEP 30, 2017

Nandita Trivedi makes a compelling case that mindset is the key to all goals in life.

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Gwalior Fort Coins

@ VOL 8 ON SEP 30, 2017

Abhay Agrawal offers a chance to have a glimps of some of the rarest coins from Gwalior.

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Our Heritage

@ VOL 8 ON SEP 30, 2017

Smriti Pathak shares her thoughts on heritage and their role in our lives.

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Illusion of Failure

@ VOL 7 ON JUN 24, 2017

SAFAL SHARMA, motivational speaker who combines his background in psychology, philosophy and spirituality, speaks on the illusion of failure.



Deo Bagh to host PechaKucha Gwalior

We are very pleased to announce that heritage hotel Deo Bagh Gwalior has joined hands with PechaKucha Gwalior in organizing the most creative event - and the ONLY global platform in Gwalior, aka The City of Zero - on 24th June 2017.
While most heritage hotels in Gwalior are born with the beauty and treasures of history, only some of the best hotels in India have the luxury of housing architectural treasures within the property. Deo Bagh is one such example out of all Gwalior hotels. Two 17th-18th century Maratha temples, two splendid cenotaphs and one pavilion with 36 arched doors, within the property make Deo Bagh a unique choice of accommodation in Gwalior! The 15 rooms spread across 5 wings, facing a Nau Bagh, a garden chequered into nine parts are a haven of calm from the daily hustle and bustle of the Indian street, making it the perfect venue to relax among the other Gwalior hotels.
Just as PechaKucha Gwalior offers a highly innovative platform to showcase the talent and creativity in the city, it is refreshing to see that heritage hotel Deo Bagh Gwalior shares the same spirit and responsibility in developing and curating the city...virtually for all stakeholders - be they students, business community, NGOs, or other segments of the society.
We highly value and appreciate this union, and express our sincere thanks to Deo Bagh's owner Mrs. Uma Devi Jadhav


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About the City's Organizers

  • Dr. Sanjay Sharma

    Dr. Sanjay Sharma, founder/curator of PechaKucha Night's Gwalior chapter and former director of Maastricht University India Institute, is a business academic and strategy mentor on Korea and high-potential South/East Asian economies. Educated in Korea (PhD), The Netherlands (MBA) and India (MPhil & MA), he has advised government agencies on security and investment in Korean Peninsula, and provided consultancy to leading Korean conglomerates (Chaebol) on their India and Europe operations, and to global firms on their market entry in East Asia. He was a member of the India advisory group at the research institute of Pohang Steel Company, Korea. At KPMG Netherlands, he assisted in the setup of Korea business desk. Apart from Korean affairs - geo-strategic as well as politico-economic, he has taught business in Asia, Korean language, applied economics, business diplomacy, circular economy, business ethics, marketing strategy, conflict resolution and organizational behavior at various institutions in Korea, India and The Netherlands. A guest speaker/faculty at Clingendael (premier Dutch think-tank), Leiden Univ., Jawaharlal Nehru Univ., IIT-Kanpur, IIITM-Gwalior, Seoul National Univ., Hanyang Univ, Catholic Univ., KIIEP, KITA, UNESCO-Korea, Dr. Sharma has featured in Korean TV documentaries besides regular appearances on radio, print, PechaKucha and TEDx; he has written a regular column on Asia for a Dutch business magazine. A native of knowledge economies (lived in Korea for 13 years, the Netherlands for 8 years, besides India), he enjoys delivering talks in Korean, English and Hindi with fair French and Dutch, and a smattering of Esperanto. Dr. Sharma is a recipient of national merit scholarship from Government of India, doctoral research fellowship from Government of Korea, and research fellowship from the Academy of Korean Studies. He spends most of his time in Seoul, The Hague and Gwalior; he can be reached at xanzai(at)yahoo.com

  • Soon-ok Heijmans

    A Korea specialist by training, a researcher/writer by experience, and a graphic designer/illustrator by hobby, I move wherever the wind takes me. As a cancer survivor, I am driven by a profound curiosity about life and all of its twists and turns. On my blog, I delve into the mysterious ways of the leukemia cell, the ties that bind us, and our perception of the past and the way it moulds our present and future. And as a member of the Global Advisory Team of Gwalior Knowledge Foundation, I conduct research on Asian affairs and healthcare. On the side, I enjoy dabbling in graphic design/drawing for PechaKuchaNight Gwalior, among others.