Rachel Cole is a junior at Penn State double majoring in Secondary Mathematics Education and Mathematics with a minor in French. Rachel's passion for TED talks and their unique ability to connect people across the globe is what brought her to TEDxPSU three years ago and what continues to inspire her today as Curator. In addition to her role as Curator, Rachel was TEDxPSU's Programming Director her sophomore year and a programming team member freshman year. Outside of TEDxPSU, Rachel leads backpacking trips through Penn State's AURORA Outdoor Orientation Program and is involved with the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program. In her free time, Rachel enjoys exploring new trails, playing new instruments, and learning to speak different languages. Rachel can be reached at email@example.com.
Assistant to the Curator
Leah Miller is a senior at Penn State majoring in Data Sciences with a minor in Bioethics and Medical Humanities. Leah has always enjoyed TED talks and joined the TEDxPSU programming team during her freshman year. She enjoyed being a part of the organization and supported its mission. After being on a team, she then became Director of Marketing for a year followed by being Curator for TEDxPSU Continuum. Now, Leah is happy to be involved with TEDxPSU during her senior year as Assistant to the Curator. Other than listening to TED talks, her hobbies include reading and doing calligraphy. Leah can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Peter Miraldi is a Teaching Professor in the Department of Communication Arts and Sciences at Penn State University. He teaches Conflict Resolution and Negotiation and Effective Speech for engineers and students with severe speech anxiety. In addition, Peter consults organizations on how to improve their communication and presentations. He is passionate about helping people find their voice and share their stories.