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Posts tagged ‘speaker’

9
Mar

April 2nd – Penticton Screening of Strange Fruit

Marc Arellano, a Professor of Communications at Okanagan College, is an award-winning poet and filmmaker.  His most recent project, Strange Fruit: A Changing Landscape in the Central Okanagan, is a feature-length documentary that explores family-run orchards and the issues of land, labour and water.

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8
Mar

Penticton Speaker: March 12 – Reflections on Sustainability

Henk Saaltink worked as a consulting engineer on national and international water resource and social development projects for over fifty years. As a result, he has a unique perspective on the sustainability movement.  During his presentation, Henk will talk about his experiences and the challenges he sees in our future. Read more »

9
Jan

KIVA: Social Entrepreneur Speaks in Kelowna

Thursday, January 26, 2012, Jessica Jackley is a founder and former Chief Marketing Officer of Kiva, the world’s first peer-to-peer microlending website, will be speaking in Kelowna.  Jackley discusses a wide range of timely issues, from economic development to women’s empowerment to Web 2.0. Tickets are free, although you must register to attend.

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