PECHAKUCHA NIGHT VOL.28
VANCOUVER AROUND THE WORLD
JUNE 13th • DOORS 6:30 • STARTS 7:30
VOGUE THEATRE • 918 GRANVILLE STREET
Tickets to PechaKucha Night Vol. 28: VANCOUVER AROUND THE WORLD are now on sale at the Vogue Theatre.
Join us for an evening with a focus on the ideas and people of Vancouver that have gone on to change the world!
Treana Peake - Creative Director/Founder, Obbaki Foundation Watch Presentation
A dedicated humanitarian activist and creative leader, Treana Peake fused her lifelong passions together to create engaging and innovative philanthropy.
Jeff Topham - Photographer/Writer/Director Watch Presentation
You may remember Jeff from all the way back to PechaKucha Vol. 5 where he talked about growing up in Liberia. That talk grew into the the award-winning documentary film, Liberia '77 and another exciting project....
Rosemary Conder - Chief Development Officer, BC SPCA Watch Presentation
Rosemary Conder volunteers helping abused elephants rescued from the tourism industry in Thailand. She will share highlights of her encounters up-close with these gentle giants.
Ish Jhaj - Founder & Director, Shooting for Hope Watch Presentation
As the founder of Shooting for Hope, Ish travels to India to run soccer camps for underprivileged girls. She is a SFU Kinesiology graduate as well as the recipient of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal and an award from the World Sikh Organization.
Jeff Doble - Architect, Perkins+Will Watch Presentation
Jeff has worked on many of Perkin+Will's significant transit projects around the world, including the design of three ground-breaking prototype stations for the Ar-Riyadh Metro Transit system in Saudi Arabia.
Bradley Pierik - CEO, Twothirdswater Watch Presentation
An engineer who has worked with water charities in developing countries for the past eight years, Bradley has developed a vision for how water treatment might be done better.
Joanna Wong - Marketing Director, FlowCS Watch Presentation
Joanna Wong is an award-winning media producer who works in Vancouver and Beijing. She is principal of Flow Creative, a global marketing agency, and recognized as an Action Canada Fellow.
Robert Kent - Founder, Compassionate Eye Foundation Watch Presentation
The funding model of the Compassionate Eye Foundation is simple. A team of photographers spend a day shooting photos in cities around the world before submitting them to Getty Images, with the royalties going to fund health, education and sustainable economic development projects in developing nations. Born in Vancouver, the Foundation holds shoots around the world and has raised over $1.25 million for 73 projects in 8 different countries.
Lauryn Oates - Projects Director, Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan Watch Presentation
Lauryn Oates works in the fields of education and gender equality in conflict zones. In particular, she has worked to defend women's rights in Afghanistan since 1996. She is a vocal proponent of the universalism of human rights, and a critic of cultural relativism, speaking frequently to these issues in the Canadian and international media.
Gen Hume - Principal/Fairtrade Officer, Hume Atelier Watch Presentation
Hume Atelier is a bespoke jewellery studio in Gastown and strong advocates for artisanal and small-scale miners, who often work under very dangerous conditions. Hume Atelier is committed to generating change for these miners through collaboration with organizations such as Fairtrade International, the US Agency for International Development and the United Nations.
Karen Tam Wu - Director of Programs, ForestEthics Advocacy Watch Presentation
Karen Tam Wu spearheaded the successful campaign to stop Shell from developing natural gas at the Sacred Headwaters in northwest BC.
Shawna Olsten - Global Marketing Director, Native Shoes Watch Presentation
Shawna has grown the distribution of Vancouver's own Native Shoes to 48 countries within 3 years.