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THE TEAM
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BELLA GIBB

Co-Advisor to Executive Directors

Boulder, Colorado | English Literature, History & Linguistics

This is my fourth year in TEDx and second year as executive director! On campus, I'm involved with WNUR's Freeform, write for Scene&Heard Magazine, and volunteer at Books and Breakfast. In my free time, you can find me reading, writing, and listening to my favorite podcasts!

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YOSHI D'SOUZA

Co-Advisor to Executive Directors

Nashville, Tennessee | Economics & Data Science

I’m Yoshi, a current senior from Nashville, Tennessee studying Economics and Data Science I am passionate about consulting, marketing and using business as a driver to promote social change. I’m also interested in psychology and understanding the intersection between business and human behavior. Aside from TEDx, I am involved in consulting at ISBE Analytics (Institute for Students in Business Education) and play tennis!

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JANYA SUNDAR

Co-Executive Director

Bay Area, California | Journalism & Economics 

I'm Janya, a junior studying journalism, economics, and data science. I am passionate about the intersection of journalism, business, and technology. Outside of TEDx, I love picnics on the lakefill, drinking too much Philz coffee, and thrifting.

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ARI BERNICK

Co-Executive Director

Boca Raton, Florida | Journalism, Legal Studies, & History

I’m Ari Bernick, a junior studying Journalism, Legal Studies, and History. I'm honored to serve as the Co-Executive Director after two years with the curation team and TEDx involvement. Outside TEDx, I report for WNUR News, work as a tour guide at the Undergraduate Admission Office, and lead as the Head TikTok coordinator. Fun fact: I’m Scuba certified. Excited about this year’s event!

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EVA OFFUTT

Media/Marketing Chair

Milwaukee, Wisconsin | Psychology, CSD, & Data Science

I am a fourth year studying Human Communication Sciences and Disorders and Psychology, with a minor in Data Science.  Outside of Tedx, you can find me working as a research assistant in the ATLAS lab and serving as the Development and Alumni Relations co-chair  of NUDM. I am so excited to be a part of TedxNU and begin working towards a successful conference this year!

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HANNAH MA

Logistics Co-Chair

Portland, Oregon | Biological Sciences & Data Science 

I am a third-year from Portland, Oregon studying Biology and Data Science. I'm a huge fan of how TED has the power to uplift really interesting stories from people I'd be unlikely to meet otherwise, and am excited to continue this work in my third year with TEDxNU! I am also involved with Chinatown Health Initiative and serve as a Physics tutor for Academic Support and Learning Advancement. Away from school, I love exploring cafés and spending my free time learning to dance.

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HANNAH SAULS

Logistics Co-Chair

Durham, North Carolina | Anthropology & Biology  

I am a fourth-year student from Durham, North Carolina studying anthropology and biology. Outside of TEDxNorthwesternU, I work with a qualitative research lab and am an RA on campus! In my free time, I love watching movies, hanging out at local coffee shops, and baking.

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Yejin Sohn

Treasurer 

Chandler, Arizona | Economics & Psychology

Hi, I’m a junior from Chandler, Arizona studying Economics and Psychology. In addition to Tedx, I am a part of NU TKD and also work for the City of Evanston! When I’m not busy, I can be found at one of the local coffee shops drinking tea instead of coffee. 

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MIA CHENG

Curation 

Bay Area, California | Computer Science & Design Engineering

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Nayeli Rey

Curation

Los Angeles, California | Psychology

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Lane Ruble

Curation

Brooklyn, New York | Theatre & Cognitive Science

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Joyin Akinola

Curation

Seattle, Washington | Political Science & Global Health

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Izabella Kulczycka

Curation

Birmingham, Alabama | Statistics & Data Science

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SARINE MEGUERDITCHIAN

Media/Marketing 

Boston, Massachusetts | Political Science & Economics

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ALEX TOBIAS

Media/Marketing 

Boston, Massachusetts | Economics, Psychology, & Integrated Marketing Communications

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ROSE KANALEY

Media/Marketing 

Mission Hills, Kansas | Journalism & International Studies

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Neha Srinivas

Media/Marketing 

Bangalore, India | Economics & Business Institutions

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Ronit Mehta

Media/Marketing 

Beaverton, Oregon | Computer Science & Integrated Marketing Communications

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CARLI KELLEY

Logistics 

Paris, France | Statistics, Communication, Data Science 

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Riva Lakkadi

Logistics

Hoffman Estates, Illinois | Computer Science & Business Institutions

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Nick Henner

Logistics

Winnetka, Illinois | Statistics, Secondary Education

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