Helen Chen


Helen is a third year in the college who studies economics and statistics. In addition to TEDxUChicago, Helen is involved with Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity, has designed for The Chicago Maroon and Edge Launchpad, and is currently working on a startup. She enjoys listening to the podcast How I Built This, reading The New Yorker, and finding new brunch places in her spare time.


Mimansa Dogra


Mimansa Dogra is a third year in the college majoring in biology. She is enthusiastic about scientific research, public policy, and petting dogs. Before coming to the University of Chicago, she worked on TEDxRedmond's sponsorship team and was a producer at her local radio station (KUOW-NPR). In her spare time, she enjoys writing short stories and listening to podcasts.


Kalina Kalyan


Kalina is a third-year in the college majoring in economics and psychology. In addition to TEDxUChicago, she serves as Sponsorship Director for MODA and works as a small business consultant. Kalina loves to listen to TED talks and comedy podcasts in her free time, and is passionate about entrepreneurship, fashion, and yoga!


Joanna Lee


Joanna is a third year who is studying economics and statistics. Prior to becoming financial chair of TEDx, she was previously a FedChallenge and Oeconomica researcher as well as a MUNUC sales team member. In her free time, she enjoys following global markets, playing instruments, and exploring the city with friends.


Josie Mah


Josie is a first year planning to major in psychology and economics. In addition to being the logistics chair of TEDxUChicago, she is a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority and the photo director of Spoon University @ UChicago. In her free time, she enjoys trying new restaurants, finding new music, and attending workout classes.


Oliver Zeng


Oliver is a first-year in the college who aspires to major in sociology and psychology. He was the organizer of the TEDx event in his high school and the speakers chair in the TEDxUChicago board. He is a big fan of TV shows, movies, music, and everything artsy. He is also passionate about studying the peculiar relationship between the individuals and the society and often ask big questions that himself is incapable of answering.


Stephanie Zhang

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Stephanie is a first year in the College, planning to major in Economics and Neuroscience. She is excited to be designing for TEDxUChicago, having designed for TEDxGunnHighSchool back home in California. Outside of TEDx, she enjoys working with startups through Midway Ventures, writing for The Triple Helix, doing research at the hospital, illustrating for the Maroon, and foodhopping throughout all of Chicago. If she isn’t taking creepy pictures of other people’s dogs, she’s probably eating.