becca is a 4th year studying economics and finance. she is from austin, tx.
"I believe there are stories and ideas all around us, and I want to help bring a platform to campus that allows people to share and to listen to each other's ideas."
scott breece, co-organizer
scott is in his 4th year and majoring in entrepreneurship and music industry. his hometown is philadelphia, pa.
"I've always enjoyed learning and new ideas, so I have been watching TED talks for a few years now. After some research, I found that Northeastern University had one a few year prior, but did not continue. If no one was bringing this back, I figured I could work to revive the event, as I believe many are fascinated and highly engaged by these talks."
caroline almonacid, finance and sponsorships
caroline is studying finance and management information systems (MIS). she is a 4th year originally from miami, fl.
"TEDxNortheasternU has brought together students from different colleges to put together an event that will share incredible ideas to our community. It's been great to work with people in different disciplines and learn so much from them."
shelby robin, design
originally from sherborn, ma, SHELBY IS STUDYING GRAPHIC DESIGN and psychology. she is in her 4th year.
"I think Northeastern is a great school for TEDx because it is a great way to bring all the different schools together for an event."
erika smitten, speaker team: general
erika is a 4th year studying marketing and management information systems (mis). her hometown is tampa, fl.
"We're bringing together all of the disciplines in a university often separated by them."
kate holmes, speaker team: general
kate is from orinda, ca, and is a 4th year. she is studying finance and economics.
"i believe in tedxnortheasternu because i want To explore different disciplines and perspectives within my own community."
alex farahani, spearker team: stem
originally from arlington,ma, alex is studying biochemistry. he is in his 5th year.
joey rissman,speaker team: stem
joey is studying biochemistry with a minor in mathematics. he is from scottsdale, az, and is in his 5th year.
"Coming from NU Talk last year, we wanted to allow STEM speakers to engage with a broader audience. TEDx is the perfect platform to reach a general audience that might not otherwise be interested in the research going on at Northeastern."
Celine Au-YeunG, marketing + promotions
celine is in her 3rd year majoring in marketing, with minors in computer science and theatre. she is originally from hong kong/shanghai.
"I have always been passionate about marketing because it transforms simple ideas into compelling stories – and that’s the heart of TEDxNortheasternU!"
dani adams, marketing team
dani is from san jose, ca, and is in her 2nd year. she is studying marketing.
"I have always loved hearing other's stories and backgrounds to gain insight on different perspectives and experiences."
khoobi mehta, operations
khoobi in her 2nd year studying management and economics with a minor in business analytics. she is in her 2nd year and originally from chandigarh, india.
"I have a foolishly ambitious dream to try to make a big change in our small world and I think spreading ideas is the first step towards that. I believe bringing TEDx to our campus will give creative minds of Northeastern the unique experience of knowing how others are making a difference in our society and build network with people who are truly inspiring."