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Meet the Team

Suki Sasic

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President

Suki is a senior studying Human Biology and History on the pre-medical track. She joined TEDxIU in her freshman year as a member of the Operations team. Outside of TEDx, she works in the Tracey research lab and is involved other organizations such as the American Medical Women's Association. In her free time, she loves caring for her frankly excessive number of plants, attempting to skateboard, and reading.

 

What she loves most about TEDx:  The opportunity to create something wonderfully unique and put it out into the world for everyone to experience.

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Molly Carpenter

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Executive Board Advisor

Molly is a junior majoring in Psychology and minoring in French and International Studies. She first got involved with TEDxIU in her freshman year as a member of the Operations team. Outside of TEDxIndianaUniversity, Molly is a FASE Peer Mentor as well as the Mentor Apprenticeship Program Coordinator. In her free time she enjoys reading, embroidering, hiking, trying new foods, and listening to music.

 

What she loves most about TEDx: Working with other amazing students to spread inspiration and joy.

Khushi Patel

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Director of Marketing

Khushi is a sophomore studying Human Biology and on the pre-medical track. She joined TEDxIU because she loves going outside her bubble and talking to people about perspectives. Outside of TED she is a Hoosier Scholar Ambassador, Hype and Vice Campus rep and spends her free time with friends, shopping or doing something crafty. 

 

What she loves most about TEDx: Having the opportunities to talk to others about their viewpoints and learn about the world around us! 

Saniya Saluja 

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Director of Curation

Saniya is a sophomore majoring in Information Systems and minoring in Data Science and Economics. She first got involved with TEDxIU in her freshman year as a member of the Curation team. Outside of TEDxIndianaUniversity, Saniya is a member of the Data Visualization Club and dances as a member of the Jhanak Bollywood Dance Team. In her free time she enjoys looking for the best place in Bloomington to watch the sunset, going on hikes with her family, and playing board games.

 

What she loves most about TED: The opportunity to learn from the stories of others and amplify their voices

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Amanda Kessler

Director of Production

Amanda Kessler is a rising sophomore studying Informatics and Merchandising. She joined TEDx her freshman year, also as a member of the production team. Outside of TEDx, Amanda is part of the Center of Excellence for Women in Technology, the Women in STEM LLC, a member of the German Club, and is a teaching assistant for a class connecting linguistics and computers. In her free time, Amanda loves shopping for cool pants, playing tennis, going to the gym, making omelets, and getting overpriced coffee with friends.

What he loves most about TEDx: Amanda loves being able to work along with others and develop such strong connections. She enjoys being able to inspire others and spread ideas in such a unique way.

Michelle Antony

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Director of Membership

Michelle is a senior studying marketing and management. She joined TEDxIU last year and has been apart of the membership team since. She is also involved in Women & Co and works for the Kelley UCS as a peer coach. In her free time she loves to discover new music, try different food, and read.

What she loves most about TEDx: Working with passionate students that enjoy learning new things and spreading awareness of relevant issues and stories

Ashna Patil

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Director of Finance

She is a junior studying Economic Consulting and Business Analytics. She joined TEDx as a sophomore on the finance team. Outside of TEDx she is a part of Pi Sigma Epsilon a business fraternity and 812 Consulting. In her free time she enjoys aerial dancing, reading and learning about current world affairs.

 

What she loves most about TEDx: Getting the opportunity to work with amazing and talented individuals who are passionate about spreading ideas and having unconventional conversations.

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Mohkm Singh

Director of Engagement

Mohkm Singh is a rising junior at Indiana studying Economic Consulting and History. In the future, Mohkm is looking to use his skills in “creative business” (a self-coined term) to create a positive impact within the world. Mohkm has way too many hobbies - in his free time, he enjoys outdoor adventures with his friends, staying active by working out, doing yoga, and playing basketball, reading, writing (fiction, nonfiction, stand-up comedy jokes - you name it!), and playing musical instruments. 

What he loves most about TED: Mohkm loves spreading amazing ideas and creating a space for people to lean into their passions. At IU, we’re looking to accomplish these goals through the TED forum.