Meet Team x!
Tara is a senior biology major and president of TEDxKennesawStateUniversity. She has previously served TEDx as Director of Presenters for the 2016 conference. The thing she loves most about TEDx is giving a voice to our Kennesaw community and empowering them to share their stories. Outside of working with her amazing team, she loves drinking coffee, reading, and practicing yoga.
Jesse is a middle grades education major and the Vice President of TEDxKennesawStateUniversity. She has previously served TEDx as Director of Volunteers and Logistics for the 2016 conference. The thing she loves most about TEDx is all the different people she gets to meet and make connections with here at Kennesaw, and getting to better understand the perspectives of our campus community. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and being outside, discovering new local coffee shops, and diving into a good book.
Meet the Director of Presenters for TEDxKennesawStateUniversity. Jonah is a second year Electrical Engineering student here at Kennesaw State University. You can usually find him working on new projects, playing guitar, or trying to resist having yet another cup of coffee. He aspires to run his own engineering firm, and is constantly looking for new opportunities. He loves the TEDx organization because he understands what it is like to want nothing more than to share your passions and ideas.
Meet the Director of Performers for TEDxKennesawStateUniversity. Autumn is a senior Accounting major with a double minor in Marketing and the Coles Scholars Program. Her goal is to become a CPA and work for an international firm. She is a lover of all things relating to coffee, live music, and travel. Autumn loves TEDx because it provides an innovative platform to share ideas within the university and to the world.
Ryan is a Senior Software Engineering student at KSU. He decided to join TEDxKennesawStateUniversity because he believe in fostering new ideas, creativity, and innovation in all facets of our lives: not just as students, but as members of society.
Kaylee is a senior studying interdisciplinary studies at KSU, graduating in December 2016. After graduation, she plans to continue her education at Georgia Tech and obtain her Master's Degree in Economics and pursue a career in economic diplomacy. At KSU, she is a member of the President's Emerging Global Scholars program and the Honor's College. She is excited to a part of TEDx because she thinks everyone should have a platform to spread their ideas and passions.
Ana is an Atlanta native, junior Psychology major, and the Director of Marketing for TEDxKennesaw State University. At KSU, she is also involved in the President's Emerging Global Scholars, the Honors College, and Model European Union. She hopes to attend graduate school in order to work in marketing full-time. In her free time, she loves to be outdoors, write, create art, and dance. She enjoys being a part of TEDx because she believes in the free expression of ideas.
Meet the Director of Design for TEDxKennesawStateUniversity. Sydni is a third year Interactive Design major. She began at Southern Poly but is loving the merge because of the many opportunities it has brought about. After college she aspires to start a fast pace freelance advertising agency. Sydni loves the TEDx organization, because it brings people from different walks of life together, to share the experience.
Megan is a senior English major hoping to get a job editing novels! Something interesting about her is that she loves horses and is a competing member of the KSU Equestrian team. She loved TEDx because she believes in the power of knowledge and appreciates the platform TEDx provides for exchanging ideas.
Aaron is the Director of Volunteers and Logistics for Tedx Kennesaw. He is a third year Mechanical Engineering student. When He's not doing school work, he can be found engrossed in a book or playing video games. He is looking forward to meeting everyone, and hopes that YOU will come out to help make this another successful year for TEDxKennesawStateUniversity.
Colin is from Holyoke Massachusetts, and is a first year Software engineering student with Kennesaw state, He has put in over 300 hours of community service, with about 100 of that has being with the Ms America Pageant Organization where he is on there registered board of consultants regarding technical management. He is certified to run any light, sound, or stage system. He loves working in the theater and with his community, so he is really looking forward to being able to put all his skills together to make this next TEDx the best it can be!