The Core Team
The Chairwoman of TEDx Wageningen University Zoë Veldhuizen is supported by
the Secretary Marie Kovács along with six vertical leads.
The team is lead by Johan Aarnoudse, and supported by Janique Groenenberg, Tanvi Taparia and Wessel van Winden. Making the event possible in financial terms is our responsibility. We are determined to find the best fitting partners for all our events and make sure that everyone connected to TEDx Wageningen University will benefit optimally. We hope anyone involved in our events can have a great experience, no matter you are partners, speakers attendants, or others supporting us! We also hope TEDx Wageningen University to become a well-known event in the Netherlands, something to look forward to for many years to come!
The Event experience team is lead by Wingkie Siu and has a wonderful sub-team consisting of Min Shi, Ellie Dentener, Jesus Cantoral and Yihuan Li. The motivation for the team is not only to tend to the event speakers, but also to the attendees. They are a global community and they comprise wonderful individuals from different cultures, backgrounds, and nations. Together with a unique stage design that enhances our attendees' experience, they also take care of the critical elements of the stage design that gives our speakers confidence in their presentation. These elements combined together comes to creating a spectacular experience for our attendees and speakers!
The team is lead by Stan Sebastian Santegoeds and his teammate, Chaitanya Kakkad. For Stan and his team, TedX was a source of inspiration since high-school. A platform that made interesting topics accessible thereby creating an opportunity for experts to share their life’s work and inspire other people. Ted talks served as an example to convey complex ideas clearly and to a broader public. The finance team believes it to be important to make sure the event is a sustainable and affordable one. The hard-working team will make sure the money goes to the right place!
The Logistics team is lead by Shriya Kumar and has a wonderful sub-team consisting of Ayesha Dhanani, Aylin Şen, Edoardo Nevola and Thomas Nissink. Their responsibility is finalizing the venue, arranging transportation and accommodation for the speakers and the catering. They also take care of audio-visuals. Their missions is to provide the best possible experience for all the speakers and guests attending the event! Therefore, They will try their best to ensure that the contingency and technicalities of the events are taken care of!
Lead by the core team member Monika Saradha, the PR committee consists of Mathilde Annequin, Matteo Migolioli, Natalia Pelaez, Toncy Hong, Varsha Sethuraman. As a PR team they work as a bridge of communication between the team and the public. They make sure to reach the audience with their creative and engaging content via social media platforms and the website, with the ultimate goal of letting people know about the event and the kind of impact it is likely to make. The job of the team is to also make sure they promote our sponsors and partners with the exposure they deserve. They design, create and also capture moments occurring through the course of reaching the event day via media contents.
Lead by the core team member Anna Rosa Juurlink, the speakers committee consists of Citra Tiurmasari, Martin own, Diego Barbulo and Sanju Vigasini. They are responsible for selecting the speakers for the event. The objective of our speaker’s team is to make sure the event is covered with exhilarating and ingenious ideas. The hardworking team will make sure, a wide arena of speakers are recruited to provide the audience an insight into the most happening topics globally.