PechaKucha Night Miami: Stories of Resilience

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PechaKucha Night Miami: Stories of Resilience

The PechaKucha 20x20 concise presentation format returns in 2023 with 10 amazing storytellers on stage at The Art Lab at MDC Wolfson Campus.

By PechaKucha Miami

When and where

Date and time

Starts on Thursday, April 20 · 7pm EDT


The Art Lab at MDC Wolfson 300 Northeast 2nd Avenue #building 1 Miami, FL 33132

About this event

  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

What do rejection and disappointment teach us about resilience?

This edition of PechaKucha Night Miami presents some of Miami's leading thinkers, creatives and change makers sharing their stories of resilience.

From Broken to Whole: Stories of Resilience will gather 9 presenters telling their original stories live on stage using 20 images that advance automatically every 20 seconds.

PechaKucha (Japanese for “chit chat”) is one of the most popular storytelling platforms used by millions around the globe. Miami is one of 1,300 cities with PechaKucha Night events featuring amazing locals sharing visually compelling stories that move audiences in under seven minutes.

This first PechaKucha Night Miami of 2023 at our new location--The Art Lab at MDC Wolfson Campus --is made possible with the support of The Idea Center at Miami Dade College. It will be an unforgettable evening of great people and riveting ideas.

You can’t afford to miss it.

Here is our lineup of storytellers:

  • BERWICK AUGUSTIN - Writer, Educator, Spoken Word Artist
  • DARIUS DAUGHTRY - Poet, Social Critic, Educator
  • MEGAN DI RUSSO - MDC Student
  • ADRIANNA FOSTER - Authenticity Architect
  • GREGORY GILMORE - Clinical Hypnotist
  • GEORGE SAAVEDRA - Figurative Painter
  • EDITH SHIRO - Clinical Psychologist
  • DAVIDA SYNE - Naturopath
  • JULIANA TAFUR - Founder, Story Powerhouse

Refreshments will be served.

PARKING: Free parking is available in Building 7 (enter on 5th Street). Please let the parking guard know that you are attending an event presented by The Idea Center at The Art Lab.

About The Idea Center at Miami Dade College

The Idea Center @ MDC is the college’s groundbreaking hub of innovation, the place where students from all disciplines can gather, collaborate and take advantage of resources and training to develop their entrepreneurial ideas. Through cutting-edge entrepreneurship education, professional development and experiential learning, students and community members can acquire the tools needed to identify challenges and develop solutions. For more information, visit

About the organizer

Organized by
PechaKucha Miami

PechaKucha (Japanese for “chit chat”) is the world’s fastest-growing storytelling platform, used by millions around the globe.

PechaKucha is what “Show and Tell” always dreamed of becoming.

20 slides. 20 seconds of commentary per slide. That’s it. Simple. Engaging. Spurring authentic connections.

PechaKucha is the ideal tool to share passions and drop some knowledge.

Global innovators use the PechaKucha platform to create powerful, visually-compelling stories that move audiences in less than 7 minutes.