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November 22, 8:30am • WeWork Rosebank • part of a series on Lost

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Jemma Kahn graduated from Wits University in 2007. Her performance credits include the lead in Jane Taylor’s ‘After Cardenio’, commissioned by Harvard scholar Stephen Greenblatt and her acclaimed kamishibai production ‘The Epicene Butcher’ which premiered on the National Arts Festival Fringe in 2012. Jemma was the primary illustrator and principal storyteller in ‘The Epicene Butcher’, which received an Ovation at the National Arts Festival Grahamstown 2012, Critics’ Choice and Best of International Tour at Amsterdam Fringe 2012 and performed at Edinburgh Festival 2013 as part of Assembly’s South African Season. Design credits include Greg Homann’s South African premiere of Ariel Dorfman’s ‘Delirium’ for which Jemma received a Naledi nomination for Best Costume, and Helen Iskander’s ‘Planet B’. She was one of The Mail & Guardian’s Top 200 Young South Africans 2013 and lives and works in Johannesburg

Mike is the founder and CEO of Cerebra, an integrated strategic communication agency that builds, engages and activates communities around brands. Cerebra’s client list includes Vodacom, Nedbank, Toyota, Lexus, Hollard, Autopage, Intel and more.

In 2009 Mike was named one of South Africa’s “300 Young South Africans to take to lunch” by the Mail & Guardian newspaper, as well as one of “35 men of influence under 35 years of age” by GQ magazine and invited to contribute a chapter on social media to Dion Chang‘s 2010 Flux Trends Review publication. In 2010 he was named an “exceptional industry guru” in Destiny Man magazine’s Power of 40 feature. Mike also co-founded the 27dinner social networking events, blogs at www.mikestopforth.com , and can be found on Twitter , Facebook and LinkedIn .

A wonderful sketch not from Roy Blumenthal (http://royblumenthal.com)

Jodi Bieber spoke about bravery. She’s an award-winning photographer who puts herself in positions that most would consider extremely dangerous. But as she says, with six bodyguards surrounding you day and night, you’re safer in Iraq than in a city.

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He made this pic in black and white on his Samsung Galaxy Note 2, in the PAPYRUS app. He saved it as a PDF, then brought it into PHOTOSHOP CC, where he rearranged things slightly, and coloured everything.

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