MEET THE LOGISTICS TEAM

DIRECTORS

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MORGAN JONES

Logistics Director

Morgan Jones is a sophomore at Penn State double majoring in Communications Sciences and Disorders and Psychology. Originally from Ohio, Morgan's love for attending TED conferences and watching TED talks brought her to TEDxPSU her freshman year as a member of the Programming team. She loved the experience of organizing events for the club and is excited to be more involved this year as the Logistics Director. Outside of TEDxPSU, Morgan does research in the Cognition, Affect, and Temperament Lab at Penn State and is involved with many eye-tracking projects studying the attention and temperament of infants. In her free time, Morgan enjoys playing volleyball, Zumba, running, and beekeeping over the summer. Morgan can be reached at logistics@tedxpsu.com.

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MUFADDAL GHEEWALA

Audience Engagement Director

Mufaddal Gheewala is a sophomore at Penn State majoring in Material Sciences and Engineering with a double minor in Sustainability Leadership and Entrepreneurship and Innovation. He is very enthusiastic about the environment and believes that change around the world is very important. TEDx has always inspired him to open up to new ideas and innovations and this love led Mufaddal to join TEDxPSU his freshman year. Mufaddal is very excited about his role as TEDxPSU's 2021 Audience Engagement Director and feels his past experiences in event management and communication prepared him well for the role. He is a self-proclaimed basketball addict, plays first-person shooters on the side, and loves cooking. Mufaddal can be reached at programming@tedxpsu.com.  

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HANNAH JAREK

Front of House Director

Hannah Jarek  is a junior at Penn State majoring in Elementary Education with minors in History and Human Development and Family Studies. As a lifelong TED enthusiast, her TEDxPSU journey began freshman year as an audience member, continued into sophomore year as a member of the Operations team and she is now thrilled to be the Front of House and Ticketing Director for the 2021 Conference alongside her three Logistics Team co-directors. Outside of TEDxPSU, Hannah is involved in Penn State’s Circle K branch and tutors students in Penn State’s writing center. She enjoys spending her free time reading, crocheting, snacking, and watching Jeopardy. Hannah can be contacted at operations@tedxpsu.com

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ANDREW MILLWARD

Technology Director

Andrew Millward is a junior at Penn State studying Computer Science and Engineering. Andrew has always liked working with teams to organize events that serve the community. His passion for technology and websites and serving the community complements his position at TEDxPSU as technology director. In addition to TEDxPSU, Andrew is the Merchandise Chair of the Schreyer Student Council where he organizes bi-weekly meetings, conducts monthly sales for the Schreyer Honors College community, and writes out a monthly merchandise plan. In his free time, Andrew enjoys working on programming projects, watching new TV shows, hiking, biking, swimming, and listening to podcasts. A fun fact about Andrew is that he summited ten mountains over 7,000 feet in elevation on foot with the highest peak being 12,441 feet in elevation. Andrew can be reached at technology@tedxpsu.com.

TEAM MEMBERS

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ACHINTYA

GUPTA

AKHIL

GUDIPATY

BRIDGET

ENGLE

ELENA

ARCHER

MEGHA

DHANDHANIA

MELL

LAFLEUR

MUHAMMAD

AHSAN

NINA

FERRANTE

NYA

CHERRY

PARITOSH

PADMAKUMAR

RITHIK

PAREKH

RIYA

MISHRA

SAMIKSHA

KATURE

SARAH

KWON

SATHWIK

GARIMELLA

SUSHMITA

BARUA