2017 | UNDER CONSTRUCTION


Dr. NATALIA TRAYANOVA | YOUR PERSONAL VIRTUAL HEART

Dr. Natalia Trayanova shares her journey through her groundbreaking computational cardiology research and her career as a biomedical engineer.

Dr. Natalia Trayanova is the Murray B. Sachs Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins and directs the Computational Cardiology Laboratory. She is at the forefront of cardiac research, working to meld computers and the heart together in order to make cardiac care more personalized and effective than it ever has been before. Her research is supported by grants from the NIH, NSF, and the American Heart Foundation, and the ideas that she is pursuing may change medicine as we know it.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

SHILPA ALVA | THE OTHER SIDE OF THE GLASS WINDOW

Shilpa Alva shares her career journey that leads to creating Surge, an organization which aims to tackle today’s global water crisis.

Shilpa Alva is a Johns Hopkins University alumna and the Co-Founder of Surge For Water, a non-profit organization that brings life-sustaining water and sanitation solutions to communities around the world, including areas in Haiti, India, the Dominican Republic, the Philippines, Nepal and Cambodia. From personally building structures for sanitizing water, to providing educational programs about improving local health, Shilpa and her Surge team work closely with leaders in each community to ensure long term success and sustainability.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

MICHELLE GEISS | WHO'S IN THE ROOM?

In her talk, Michelle Geiss emphasizes the important influence of those around us and shares her story of creating Impact Hub Baltimore.

Michelle Geiss is an alumna of Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and the Co-Founder & Executive Director of the Impact Hub Baltimore, an innovative lab and business incubator that connects a community of entrepreneurs, activists, creatives, and professionals to take collaborative action and drive positive change in Baltimore. From improving city planning and transit, to programs encouraging education for the youth, those involved in the Impact Hub desire to create a stronger community in Baltimore.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

NICOLA FOX | TOUCHING THE SUN

Dr. Nicola Fox shares with us her mission to touch the sun and the incredible journey she and her team has taken thus far.

Dr. Nicola Fox is the principal Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory space scientist leading NASA's extraordinary and historic Solar Probe Plus Project. The spacecraft's mission?To touch the sun. Dr. Fox's illustrious career in space and solar physics spans over three decades.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

BRAPHUS KAALUND | BUILDING BOCKS AND PIVOT POINTS

Braphus Kaalund shares with us his incredible career journey and emphasizes the few key steps that laid the foundation for his career path.

Braphus Kaalund is a former music performance student from the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University. He currently serves as a Policy Coordinator at the U.S. Department of State, specializing in political and economic affairs. He is currently focusing on promoting communication and information technology policies, especially internet connectivity and cybersecurity from a global perspective.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

SEAL BIN-HAN | RESHAPE

Seal-Bin Han shares his journey in creating FitMango and the challenges he faced as a young entrepreneur.

Seal-Bin Han studies electrical engineering at Johns Hopkins and is the founder and CEO of FitMango. In addition, Seal sits on the board of several national non-profit organizations, such as the J. Luce Foundation and Orphans International Worldwide. The unique mixture of his eclectic background, charismatic persona, and highly driven approach to life are sure to make for a scintillating talk, one that will particularly resonate with the students of Johns Hopkins.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

DR. JOSHUA SHARFSTEIN | HOSPITALS, NOT HOTELS

In his talk, Dr. Joshua Sharfstein shares his insights on revolutionizing the way hospitals function.

Dr. Joshua Sharfstein is an Associate Dean at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and oversees the Office of Public Health Practice and Training. Previously, he was the Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in which he led efforts to modernize Maryland's all-payer system for hospital payment. He has also served as the principal deputy commissioner of the FDA in the past.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx


2016 | *INSTRUCTIONS NOT INCLUDED


Adrianne Todman Housing, Hamilton, and a Path to Success

@DC_Housing

YOUSEPH YAZDI | DESIGNING FOR LIFE

@JHUCBID

Youseph Yazdi @ TEDxJHU 2016 - Executive Director of the Hopkins Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design (CBID) Executive Director of the Hopkins Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design (CBID) This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

SONIA SARKARInside/Outside: Stories of Health and Baltimore

@BMore_Healthy

Sonia Sarkar @ TEDxJHU 2016 - Johns Hopkins & Bloomberg School of Public Health Alumna, Chief Policy & Engagement Officer of the Baltimore City Health Department Chief Policy and Engagement Officer at the Baltimore City Health Department This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

NICK PERRETT Manufacturing Luck

Nick Perrett @ TEDxJHU 2016- Founder of Fifth Season HK, Ltd, Asia-based events & artist management agency, and Founder of the Goods, a men's lifestyle brand in Los Angeles, CA Director of Marketing and Public Relations at The Goods This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

Jennifer DaileyCandy-Coating Academia: Learning to Ask the Right Questions

PhD Candidate in Materials Science & Engineering at Johns Hopkins University PhD Candidate in Materials Science & Engineering at Johns Hopkins University This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
Adrianne Todman @ TEDxJHU 2016 - Executive Director of the District of Columbia Housing Authority Executive Director of the District of Columbia Housing Authority This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

DAVID FAKUNLE Unapologetic Gifts and the Audacity to Give Them 

Baltimore Native, PhD Candidate in Mental Health Studies at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Baltimore Native, PhD Candidate in Mental Health Studies at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

JEAN FANDo Art Like a Science, Do Science Like an Art

@JEFworks

Founder of cuSTEMized.org, PhD Candidate in Bioinformatics at Harvard University Founder of cuSTEMized.org, PhD Candidate in Bioinformatics at Harvard University This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

2015 | NEXTGEN : TBD


JOHN KRAKAUER | A CRITICAL WINDOW FOR RECOVERY AFTER STROKE

@blamlab

Dr. John Krakauer, a Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University, co-founded the KATA project that combines concepts of neurology and neuroscience with interactive entertainment and motion capture technology to learn how lesions affect motor learning and to aid patients in recovering from brain injury.

FRED BRONSTEIN | THE FUTURE OF CLASSICAL MUSIC 

@fredbronstein

Fred Bronstein, the Dean of the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, accomplished pianist, dedicated music educator, and successful chief executive of American symphony orchestras; discussed the future of classical music at his TEDx talk. He explains how the genre has been incorporated into popular culture, and examines how it effects the public's views of the music.

ASTHA BERRY | THE ABSOLUTE VALUE OF WORDS

Astha Berry is a freshman at Johns Hopkins University double majoring in Public Health and Writing Seminars, and a Distinguished Young Woman of Wisconsin. Her Ted talk combines her two majors to observe the meaning behind words through both an analytical and subjective lens. Astha is the winner of our TEDx Student Speaker Competition.

Kelly Peeler | Millennials, money and changing the world

@kellypeeler

Kelly Peeler, the Founder and CEO of NextGenVest, provides students with mobile education and student-based advice on key decisions around student loans, budgeting, investing and employment. Watch her discuss how to empower young people through economic strategies and the importance of building financial literacy.

MARIO MACIS | ECONOMIC INCENTIVES FOR BODY PARTS?

@mmacis

As an Assistant Professor of Economics and Management at Johns Hopkins University Carry Business School, Mario Marcis' main research fields are labor, health and experimental economics. His most recent work at the boundary between economics and ethnics focuses on the determinants of attitudes toward morally controversial transactions such as payments for human organs for transplantation.

Kellogg Schwab | What we take for granted: the joy of indoor plumbing

@JHUGlobalWater

Kellogg Schwab, a Professor in the Department of Environmental Health and Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health and Director of the JHU Water Institute, focuses his most recent research on evidence-based assessments of point of use and community level treatment systems designed to provide water and sanitation to individuals in low income countries.

Doreen Bolger | Baltimore Museum of Art: Past meets future

@artbma

Doreen Bolger, Director of The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA), redefined the Museum's artistic focus and placing greater emphasis on its world-class collection, initiating several major traveling exhibitions, expanding educational programs, and eliminating general admission fees.


2014 | FIRSTS!


DAVID KAPLAN | ON LIGHT AND DARK MATTER

RICHARD BROWN | Why Mathematics?

Richard Brown is the Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Mathematics at Johns Hopkins University. However, it wasn't until after he completed his undergraduate studies in architecture that he chose to enter the field of mathematics. Brown is the editor of the book 30-Second Mathematics and has been awarded and nominated for multiple teaching awards.

MARK MATTSON | WHY FASTING BOLSTERS BRAIN POWER

Mark Mattson is the current Chief of the Laboratory of Neurosciences at the National Institute on Aging. He is also a professor of Neuroscience at The Johns Hopkins University. Mattson is one of the foremost researchers in the area of cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

FABIAN PFORTMÜLLER | FINDING THE RED BALLOONS OF SUCCESS

@pforti

Fabian Pfortmüller is a Swiss entrepreneur based in New York City. He is the co-founder of Holstee. In addition, Pfortmüller is the founder of Sandbox, a global platform for entrepreneurs under the age of 30 to connect and support each other's ventures.

MARK MEADOWS | PLAYING A CONVERSATION

@MarkGMeadows

Mark Meadows graduated in 2011 with a dual degree in Psychology from Johns Hopkins and Jazz Piano from The Peabody Conservatory. Mark has played piano since the age of five, and has toured extensively in the Baltimore-Washington region and across the U.S., gaining national recognition.

David Kaplan is a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy of The Johns Hopkins University. He is a theoretical physicist whose research interests involve the particular focus on the Higgs mechanism and high profile topics of new fundamental forces, extra dimensions, and dark matter.

BRUCE MARSH | VOLCANISM AND WINE TEARS

Bruce Marsh has made many expeditions to Antarctica and is one of the leading researchers in mapping the geology of the Antarctic McMurdo Dry Valleys. Furthermore, Marsh was one of the first to elucidate how the Earth's crust was sculpted. His theory regarding the subterranean magma system is now widely accepted as the means for the creation of the crust.

 

JEFF PULVER | CROWD SOURCED MOTIVATION

@jeffpulver

Jeff Pulver is an Internet pioneer known for work in the area of communications. Mr. Pulver is the co-founder of Zula and perhaps best known for being co-founder of Vonage. He has influenced the creation of numerous other startups.

LAURA FOSTER | LAST THINGS FIRST, THOUGHTS OF PURPOSE 

Laura Foster holds bachelor's and doctorate degrees in chemistry from The Colorado College and the University of California, Los Angeles, respectively. She was an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Bowdoin College. Since August 2012, she has applied her love for math and science and her teaching experience to run the Hopkins PILOT Learning program.