The TEDxGuelphU Team

Primary Organizer

Name: Nia King

Program: Bio-Medical Sciences

Describe yourself in three words: On the Go

Favourite TED Talk: Getting Unstuck - Alyse Schacter

What spikes your dopamine levels?: Long distance running and Harry Potter

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Name: Christina Pham

Program: Applied Human Nutrition

Describe yourself in three words: Getting Sh*t Done

Favourite TED Talk: The Art of Asking - Amanda Palmer

What spikes your dopamine levels?: Spontaneous dance parties

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Name: Chelsea MacGregor

Program: Neuroscience

Describe yourself in three words: One Step Ahead

Favourite TED Talk: My Stroke of Insight - Jillian Bolte Taylor

What spikes your dopamine levels?: Palm trees and a good surf

 

Logistics

Name: Lindsay Williams

Program: Honors French Studies

Describe yourself in three words: C'est la vie

Favourite TED Talk: If I Should Have a Daughter - Sarah Kay

What spikes your dopamine levels?: Roller-coaster rides

 

Speakers Coordinator

Name: Jillian Maracle

Program: Human Kinetics

Describe yourself in three words: Enjoys Helping Others

Favourite TED Talk: Everyday Leadership - Drew Dudley

What spikes your dopamine levels?: Anatomy

 

Speakers Coordinator

Name: Lauren Holt

Program: Brain and Cognition Psychology

Describe yourself in three words: Purposeful Day Dreamer

Favourite TED Talk: The game that can give 10 extra years of life - Jane McGonigal

What spikes your dopamine levels?: Scuba diving and snowboarding

 

 

Branding Coordinator 

Name: Max Gelkopf

Program: Bio-Medical Sciences

Describe yourself in three words: Forever Running Around

Favourite TED Talk: My Year of Saying Yes to Everything - Shonda Rhimes

What spikes your dopamine levels?: A comfy nook with a good book

 

Marketing

Name: Michelle Melvin

Program: Marketing Management

Describe yourself in three words: Always Doing Something

Favourite TED Talk: Choice, Happiness and Spaghetti Sauce - Malcolm Gladwell

What spikes your dopamine levels?: Good food and good company

 

Finance Coordinator

Name: Chantale Lamarche

Program: Marketing Management

Describe yourself in three words: Constantly Over Excited

Favourite TED Talk: The Unexpected Beauty of Everyday Sounds - Meklit Hadero

What spikes your dopamine levels?: A dance floor and a live band

 

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Advisor

Name: Kathryn Schulze

Program: Human Kinetics

Describe yourself in three words: Really Bad at Counting

Favourite TED Talk: Brain Magic - Keith Barry

What spikes your dopamine levels?: A hike to the perfect lookout

Social Media Coordinator

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Name: Allyson Yee

Program: Chemistry

Describe yourself in three words: Little But Fierce 

Favourite TED Talk: Own Your Body's Data - Talithia Williams

What spikes your dopamine levels?: Ice cream and a good R&B track