The Power of Community, Powered by PechaKucha

Experience personal stories of UBC alumni fostering community and building momentum for change, proving that little drops of water indeed make mighty oceans.

Meet UBC alumni making waves through community and collaboration. Innovating in the sustainability, EDI, advocacy, and Indigenous relations spaces, these inspiring alumni are showing that there truly is strength in numbers and that collaboration is key to effecting change. Hear their stories and be inspired by what’s possible when we lead by empowering others.

This Powered by PechaKucha event and subsequent recording are presented by the UBC Sauder School of Business and the Peter A. Allard School of Law. In this style, presenters use exactly 20 slides timed for 20 seconds per slide — it guarantees a fast-paced, thought-provoking listen.

Note that each presentation is available to watch separately. Once you fill out the form below, you can use the "Next" or "Previous" buttons to navigate through the playlist.

Update: One speaker's presentation (James Struthers of Macushla Law Corporation) has been uploaded as a separate video, accessible after you complete the form.

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Steven Ngo, JD ’14 – Lawyer, Entrepreneur, and Advocate


  • Soundous Ettayebi, MM’17 – Manager, Development Diversity Strategy
  • Yvan Guy Larocque, JD’16 – Indigenous Lawyer and Founder, Larocque Business Law
  • Katrina Harry, BA’01, LLB’04 – Manager, Legal Aid BC
  • Sang Lê, BCom’22 – Co-founder, Peko Produce
  • Grace Nosek, LLM’17 – Scholar, Storyteller, and Climate Justice Advocate
  • James Struthers, JD’17 – Founder and Lawyer, Macushla Law Corporation
  • Celia Yang, BSc’15, MBA’20 – Founder and CEO, By The Sun

Recorded November 2, 2022.