Meet the TEDxTufts Team

Organizers

  • Slide is a senior majoring in Architectural Studies from Denver, Colorado. He loves all things design, mountain sports, circus arts, and bringing out the creative spark in others.

    Slide Kelly

    Executive Organizer

  • Akshat is a second year, from Bombay, India, who will probably major in International Relations. He's been involved with TEDx for 4 years and loves theatre, people and traveling.

    Akshat Rajan

    Curator

  • Mika is a senior from Los Angeles, double majoring in Economics and Film / Media Studies. She loves anything cinema, coloring books, stickers, and stories, but most of all working with other passionate people.

  • Kate Sienko is a senior from New Providence, New Jersey majoring in English and loves being behind the camera, storytelling, and all things nautical.

  • Stephanie is a senior majoring in Economics, and is from the sunny state of California.

    Stephanie Kim

    Partnerships Director

  • Ramone is a third year student who is interested in neuroscience and the humanities.

    Ramone Brown

    Production Director

  • Catherine Armistead is a senior majoring in Engineering Psychology and enrolled in the Dual Degree Program with the SMFA, where she focuses on metalsmithing and papermaking.

    Catherine Armistead

    Design Director

  • Taylor is a Junior at Tufts studying Film and Media Studies originally from Pennington, NJ. As a filmmaker and a photographer, Taylor believes that moments are everything.

    Taylor Fasolo

    Video Director

  • Rachael Robinson is senior from Seattle majoring in Computer Science. She enjoys the outdoors as well as photography and can name the five major types of pacific salmon.

    Rachael Robinson

    Web Director

Production

  • Ramone is a third year student who is interested in neuroscience and the humanities.

    Ramone Brown

    Production Director

  • Claire is a first year from Singapore interested in biology and visual arts. She enjoys hiking, traveling, and playing the piano.

    Claire Freeman

  • Robert Hrabchak is studying Mechanical Engineering and is interested in developing renewable energy. He is also an avid traveler because he loves meeting new people and hearing each of their stories.

    Robert Hrabchak

  • Julie is a sophomore from China studying CS and math. She procrastinates on her math homework by doing her CS homework.

    Julie Jiang

  • Olivia is a Junior from Dallas majoring in Film and Media Studies with a focus in global media. She is passionate about exploring new cultures, and using language to understand the common ground between them.

    Olivia Jones

  • Nalisha Men is a senior double majoring in International Relations and Architectural Studies, and continuously discovers the relation between these two. She loves urban sketching.

    Nalisha Men

  • Zach is a first year interested in Cognitive/Brain Science and International Relations. He loves photography, running, reading, and watching movies.

    Zach Sebek

  • Tommy is a junior engineer from Beijing, China. He is a computer science major and an economics minor. He loves programming and reading.

    Tommy Tang

Speaker Coaching

  • Mika is a senior from Los Angeles, double majoring in Economics and Film / Media Studies. She loves anything cinema, coloring books, stickers, and stories, but most of all working with other passionate people.

  • Peter is a junior from Milford, Massachusetts; he enjoys reading and playing the cello and guitar, and he is currently thinking about majoring in Community Health, Biology, and/or Spanish.

    Peter Bae

  • Sara is a third year from Seal Beach, CA, majoring in Psychology and English, and is a proud speaker coach! She values sharing stories and unique passions, especially when it includes a love for aged cheese.

    Sara Bass

  • Judy is a sophomore from Taiwan who grew up abroad in China, and is majoring in Cognitive & Brain Sciences. She cares deeply about human connection and human possibilities. She loves strangers.

    Judy Chen

  • Kate is a freshman from Los Angeles, California. Interested in majoring in English, Film and Media Studies, Peace and Justice Studies, or Political Science, she also loves cats and avocados.

    Kate Golding

  • Adriana is a senior from Barcelona, Spain majoring in International Relations who is passionate about people, loves to travel and enjoys frolicking outside.

    Adriana Guardans-Godo

  • Daisy is a freshman from Hangzhou, China. She's on the speaker coaching team. She is considering major in philosophy. She enjoys sitting on the grass reading and chatting with people.

    Daisy Hu

  • Kemma is a sophomore from New York City majoring in Economics and Psychology, Her interests include dancing (various types! folk dancing yay!), stand up comedy, Mock Trials, ukulele, doodling other things.

    Kemma Kahn

  • Teddy is a sophomore studying computer science and history. He's very excited to be a part of the speaker coaching team again this year. He likes hiking, traveling, knitting, and all you can eat sushi.

    Teddy Laurita

  • Jake Moran is a junior interested in double majoring in Economics and Computer Science.

    Jake Moran

  • Asha is a senior majoring in Psychology from California and specifically interested in the socio-cognitive processes involved in racial discrimination.

    Asha Nidumolu

  • Catherine is a junior from Lexington, MA studying biology and child development. She loves running, reading, and anything involving peanut butter.

    Catherine Sillari

  • Emma is a freshman from Salt Lake City, Utah hoping to major in Biopsychology and Spanish. She loves getting outside, dancing, and anything ice cream related.

    Emma Singleton

  • Katyana is a sophomore from Indonesia double majoring in Economics and International Relations. She is passionate about children's rights, developmental economics, and photography.

    Katyana Wardhana

Marketing & Publicity

  • Kate Sienko is a senior from New Providence, New Jersey majoring in English and loves being behind the camera, storytelling, and all things nautical.

  • Ballard is a junior from Fairfield, CT who hopes to major in computer science. He loves to explore the outdoors, cook, eat, and think.

    Ballard Blair

  • Frances is a sophomore from San Francisco, California majoring in biology. She enjoys a well-cut trout filet, the human brain, and anything (and everything) cinnamon, but her one true love is the Sierra Nevada.

    Frances DeFreitas

  • Mitch is a first-year from Groton, Massachusetts thinking of majoring in Political Science and Economics. He loves libraries, touching old things, and cheesecake.

    Mitch Navetta

  • Maya is a junior (who is currently undecided on her life path) and finds joy in activities such as eating bananas, drinking tea, reading and having her mind blown by the wise words of TED folk.

    Maya Pace

  • Talia is a first-year student from Minneapolis, MN who loves archaeology and hopes to major in it. She also loves lakes, drawing, cooking with friends, and thinking bout outer space.

    Talia Smith

  • Amy Sokolow is a junior from Lynnfield, MA majoring in Film and Media Studies and Sociology and minoring in Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies. Talk to her about ice cream, music, media theory, or dogs.

    Amy Sokolow

Partnerships

  • Stephanie is a senior majoring in Economics, and is from the sunny state of California.

    Stephanie Kim

    Partnerships Director

  • Andrew is a first year from San Diego, CA planning to major in Economics. He shamelessly prides himself on being a musical theater geek, self-proclaimed food connoisseur, and amateur surfer.

    Andrew Castro

  • Dani is a junior from Chevy Chase, MD majoring in Computer Science. She loves the beach, the Pittsburgh Steelers, ice cream, and traveling anywhere & everywhere.

    Dani Kupfer

  • She's originally from South Carolina, she's interested in IR (but we'll see how that goes)! Some facts about her include that she loves to talk (a lot) and she loves eating dessert.

    Boyce Myers

  • Emily is a sophomore from San Diego, California majoring in International Relations. Her interests include trail mix, Birkenstocks, and hiding from cold weather.

    Emily North

  • Nidhi is a first year, and a third culture kid who has grown up in Shanghai, Baltimore and New Delhi. She has yet to declare a major, but is sure that it won't be anything in science.

    Nidhi Rao

  • Nikita is a senior majoring in International Relations and Economics. She loves talking, meeting new people, and Reeses.

    Nikita Shukla

Design

  • Catherine Armistead is a senior majoring in Engineering Psychology and enrolled in the Dual Degree Program with the SMFA, where she focuses on metalsmithing and papermaking.

    Catherine Armistead

    Design Director

  • Rhea is a sophomore from Catonsville, Maryland, majoring in Engineering Psychology. She enjoys oil painting, dancing, and watching tasty videos.

    Rhea Montgomery-Walsh

  • Jia Wen is a freshman from Singapore looking to major in Computer Science and/or Economics. He's really into tech, film, graphic design and Kit Kat. Especially Kit Kat.

    Jia Wen Goh

Web

  • Rachael Robinson is senior from Seattle majoring in Computer Science. She enjoys the outdoors as well as photography and can name the five major types of pacific salmon.

    Rachael Robinson

    Web Director

  • Jackson is a senior from San Francisco double majoring in Human Factors Engineering and Computer Science. In his free time, he plays keyboard and accordion in a range of genres from funk and gospel music to Celtic folk.

    Jackson Clawson

  • Julie is a sophomore from China studying CS and math. She procrastinates on her math homework by doing her CS homework.

    Julie Jiang