For more than 20 years, Kalpna worked in television production for the BBC, rising to head of production. She is the founder of 91 Ways to Build a Global City, which is soon hosting its 100th event. Among other things, she is chair of trustees for Frank Water, a visiting professor at UWE Bristol and a trustee for Knowle West Media Centre. In November, she will be one of the speakers at TEDx Bristol.
Evening in or night out?
“Both. I love warm, fun evenings in cooking big meals and sharing with friends, neighbours and family but I also love trying new places to eat.”
North Street or Whiteladies Road?
“Neither. For me, Stapleton Road is the place to shop and eat.”
Bike or car?
“Neither – I love to walk everywhere I can.”
Beer or wine?
Coffee or tea?
Art gallery or street art
“Both. I like art which speaks of all of our history and contemporary life.”
Magazine or iPhone?
Summer or winter?
City or Rovers?
“Both. I’m not much of a football fan, but I want both of our teams to do well!”
TED or bed?
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