Meet this year's TEDxGuelphU 2019 Team!

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Primary Organizer

Name: Chelsea MacGregor

Program: 4th year Neuroscience

3 favourite things: Shopping, day planners & being active

Favourite TED Talk: “My stroke of insight” by Jill Bolte Taylor

On my treasure map, ‘X’ marks what spot? A beach…any beach

 

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Primary Organizer

Name: Lindsay Williams

Program: 5th year French Studies

3 favourite things: Campfires, cozy blankets, and dogs

Favourite TED Talk: “If I should have a daughter” by Sarah Kay

On my treasure map, ‘X’ marks what spot? Any dog park

 

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Logistics Director

Name: Amy Mathialagan

Program: 4th year Environmental Biology

3 favourite things: Saltwater beaches, fungi & Big Brother Canada

Favourite TED Talk: ‘The hidden beauty of pollination’ - Louis Schwartzberg

On my treasure map, ‘X’ marks what spot? Oprah’s garden

 

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Logistics Director

Name: Charlotte Apps

Program: 4th year Bio-Medical Sciences

3 favourite things: Being underwater, sunflowers & garlic

Favourite TED Talk: “The power of vulnerability” by Brene Brown

On my treasure map, ‘X’ marks what spot? My bed

 

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Logistics Executive

Name: Sierra Vanderkamp

Program: 2nd year Bio-medical Sciences

3 favourite things: Calendars, Mini Coopers, and winning

Favourite TED Talk: “What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness” by Robert Waldinger

On my treasure map, ‘X’ marks what spot? Anywhere with sunshine

 

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Finance Director

Name: Harrison Levine

Program: 2nd year Bio-medical Sciences

3 favourite things: Settlers of Catan, food and spending quality time with friends

Favourite TED Talk: “Do Schools Kill Creativity?” by Ken Robinson

On my treasure map, ‘X’ marks what spot? My career in Medicine

 

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Funds Executive

Name: Rebecca Pickett

Program: 2nd year Bio-medical Sciences

3 favourite things: Football, Potatoes & Dogs

Favourite TED Talk: ‘My Philosophy for a Happy Life’ - Sam Berns

On my treasure map, ‘X’ marks what spot? Home

 

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Networking Director

Name: Noah Muntwyler

Program: 3rd Year Animal Biology

3 favourite things: Houseplants, dogs and horses

Favourite TED Talk: How One Tweet Can Ruin Your Life - Jon Ronson

On my treasure map, ‘X’ marks what spot? The will to clean my house - still looking for it.

 

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Social Media Executive

Name: Amanda Reynolds

Program: 4th year Biological Sciences

3 favourite things: Orca whales, free samples & horror movies

Favourite TED Talk: “Why we have too few women leaders” by Sheryl Sandberg

On my treasure map, ‘X’ marks what spot? Any coffee shop, anywhere

 

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Speakers Coordinator

Name: Simon Paisley

Program: 3rd year Biological Sciences

3 favourite things: Clash of Clans, League of Legends, MBG classes

Favourite TED Talk: My year of saying yes to everything by Shonda Rhymes

On my treasure map, ‘X’ marks what spot? Moyie Lake, B.C.