Content Director



Content Manager Director

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Content Advisor


Kyle Funck is a sophomore at Penn State majoring in Mathematics with a minor in Economics. Kyle's enthusiasm for TED talks and helping speakers develop their ideas has led him to his position as Assistant Content Director for TEDxPSU. Kyle was a member of TEDxPSU's content team his freshman year and he is very excited to continue his journey with the organization as a director this year. Outside of TEDxPSU, Kyle is a Corporate Manager for Engineers in Action and an avid climber and hiker. Kyle can be reached at 


Sam Arora is a Junior at Penn State Majoring in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Engineering Leadership and Development. Sam's endeavor for content and growth developed due to his interest in working in the event management and content development. Sam was a member liaison of TEDxPSU's content team his sophomore year and is thrilled to continue as the Content Manager this year. Outside of TEDxPSU, Sam is an undergraduate researcher in material sciences, a math tutor at Penn State learning and an avid swimmer and chess player. Sam can be reached at


Jon Albarran is a Penn State alum who double majored in Biology (the Ecology Option) and Spanish. Jon unearthed his passion for TED talks after his high school environmental science teacher introduced him to the platform. He has been a member of the Content Team since his sophomore year, and was TEDxPSU's Assistant Content Director his junior year. In the past, Jon assisted in producing a literary magazine where he learned to work closely with writers to perfect their submissions. In addition to TEDxPSU, Jon is a member of the Penn State Physical Therapy Club and hopes to pursue a career in the field. He volunteers at local physical therapy clinics around Bucks County, PA. Outside of school, Jon is also a technology enthusiast, a wrestler, and a rap music aficionado.


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Autumn Graham

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Abby Waterhouse

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Min Park

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Maddy Lister

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Eliana Hadjiandreou

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Eesha Shrivarsavaya

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Samiksha Kature

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Natalie Meriwether

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Aditya Majumdar

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Rithik Parekh