PechaKucha (Japanese for chit chat) began in Tokyo in 2003 as an event where creatives share ideas, works or inspiration in a 20 x 20 format — 20 images, each shown for 20 seconds. Now in 1,000 cities, PechaKucha is a must for creative and entrepreneurial inspiration. For the July 12 event in Victoria, visit pekachuka.com
Erin Athene of Purpose Five is VIATEC’s 2019 Technology Champion. Athene, who will receive the Colin Lennox Award at VIATEC’s June 14 gala, started the local Ladies Learning Code chapter and Flip the Switch, an event for women leaders in tech. Read all about VIATEC’s award winners at viatec.ca
Connect Money Impact is a one-day event designed for everyone from social entrepreneurs seeking capital to investors wanting to know how to invest for the biggest impact. This jam-packed event on June 14 combines inspiration, learning and connection. Keynote speakers include Joel Solomon of Renewal Funds and Josie Osbourne, mayor of Tofino. Register at secatalyst.ca
This article is from the June/July 2019 issue of Douglas.