PechaKucha Night Christchurch interns from Ara Institute: Eng Eu Poh, Agnes Guda and Takumi Kawahara share their experiences on all coming to Christchurch from different countries and cultures, and making a home here.
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Beauty: an unexpected journey
BY ELEFTHERIA SITARA
@ VOL 25
ON JAN 16, 2015
Eleftheria Sitara from Greece gave a very personal story of her journey into the MBA programme at MSM and how studying with fellow students from 22 different nationalities has brought a new meaning to the word “beauty” for her.
"My idea was to present a topic regarding ‘beauty’ and the unexpected ways in which I discovered it through my experiences. The reason I selected it was because I wanted to present not only a brief description of my personal attitude towards life, but also because I wanted to express publicly my gratitude for all the precious moments I am currently sharing with my international classmates."
Fremde werden Freunde
BY PETRA EWELEIT
@ VOL 3
ON FEB 27, 2015
Petra Eweleit works as a project manager for "Strangers become Friends" in Erfurt, Germany. In her presentation she speaks about the inception of this project, the way it has increased from 43 partnerships in 2002 to 300 partnerships till 2015. The project, which brings international students closer to the localites, involves welcome receptions, excursions, get-togethers, radio/TV/internet events as well as representation at various national and internationally-recognised initiatives. (PK in German)
From Red Tape to the Red Carpet
BY JAN-MARTIN AHRENDT
@ PECHAKUCHA EVENT AT MSM
ON JAN 28, 2016
Jan-Martin Ahrendt believes that it is important to create an attractive and livable climate for internationals in the Maastricht Region. In this presentation he presents the efforts of a regional network of institutions and service providers to do just that.
Telling the Story of 30 million People in a Sinking Country
BY ADRIEN TAYLOR
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ON MAR 02, 2016
Journalist come entrepreneur and long time climate change advocate Adrien Taylor tells the story of how he took a leap of faith that led him to Bangladesh with a climate scientist and a few amateur documentary makers, to film a country that bears the highest burden of displacement due to climate change. The documentary 30 Million is out later this year.
Get out of Your Comfort Zone
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