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Pecha what?

PechaKucha (Japanese for “chit chat”) is the world’s fastest-growing storytelling platform, used by millions around the globe and we want to bring this unique presentation style to our community.

Throughout the year, we have posted PechaKucha presentations created by various staff members, as seen below, leading up to a LIVE PechaKucha event we will be hosting on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022, and we want to inspire YOU to create and participate in our event this fall.

We look forward to seeing you online.

Presenter information coming soon!

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A Cool Presentation Format

PechaKucha is the ideal tool to share passions or drop some knowledge and has two cool formats to choose from when designing your own:

🎤 20 x 20: The classic PechaKucha presentation is 20 slides. 20 seconds of commentary per slide. This gives the presenter 6 minutes and 40 seconds to present.

🎤 10 x 20: This format is considered a nugget of information: 10 slides. 20 seconds of commentary per slide. This gives the presenter 3 minutes and 20 seconds to present.

So, what does PechaKucha have to do with Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada?

With so many virtual events happening now we want to design and create engaging virtual events for our community. This will also be an opportunity to:

🎤 Learn more about who’s who behind the work we do at Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada.

🎤 Encourage you – survivors, caregivers, health care professionals, donors and volunteers and anyone else connected to our community the opportunity to share more about who you are, what you are passionate about or a cool project you’ve worked on. The topics are limitless.

Interested in learning more? Want to participate? Not sure yet? Check out the PechaKucha website and watch videos created from around the world. Click here to get inspired.

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Janic Gorayeb

First up, Janic Gorayeb, Senior Health Education & Engagement Specialist who shares the various roads that led her to working for Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada.

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Karen Malkin Lazarovitz

Support Services Specialist, Karen Malkin Lazarovitz shares her love story for tattoos and how they became a healing tool to help others see the beauty in themselves.

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Jennifer McIntosh

Jennifer, Human Relations Manager at Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada, shares her personal journey of going grey during the pandemic.

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Todd Goold

Todd Goold, Information and Support Services Manager at Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada, shares what he has learned in his personal and professional experience so you too can live your best life.

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Courtney McDonnell

Courtney McDonnell, Human Relations Associate, discusses her love of thrifting and it’s many personal and practical benefits.