OUR team

 

 
 

The key to a successful event is a dedicated and determined team, who set aside their differences to create something much bigger than themselves…and to have fun while doing it! The organizing committee here at TEDxUOWD consists of individuals from all walks of life, united by the common goal of pushing our community forward.

 
 
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Franky Barreto

Licensee | Organizer

Which is your dream place to visit and why?
Lake Como, Italy. It’s just an opportunity to pass the days lakeside, surrounded by colorful blooms.

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Himani Kothari

Curator | Co-organizer

What's your idea of a good day?

Being a superwoman in the day, gyming with junk food (😛) and a glass of wine at night.🦸‍♀

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Glen Lester

Executive Producer

What movie never gets old despite seeing it multiple times?
The Great Gatsby, a classic! It’s just amazing

 
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Karim Gadalla

Financial Director

If you could be an expert on something overnight, what would it be?
Human psychology; winning games will be a whole new level of easy

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Raina Shah

Sponsorships Manager

What is the weirdest thing you believed as a child?
If I didn't alternate between the colored tiles, it's bad luck

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Habiba Aman

External Partnerships
Manager

Which mythical creature if real, would benefit the world?
Fairies. Doesn't everyone love a little bit of magic? 💫

 
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Irene L. Manoj

Communications, Editorial &
Marketing Director

What's the best cake you've ever eaten?
Opera Cake from Katrina Bakery

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Aaditya Raghu

Website Manager &
Editor

What period in time would be the best to be born in?
Jazz Age; Jazz is all about improvisation and so am I!

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Thantsin Thitsar

Lead Designer

If you had to lose one of your five senses, what one would it be?
Taste

 
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Sara El Hagrassy

Event Manager


What takes a lot of time for you but is totally worth it?
Watching Grey's Anatomy and Friends 😂

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Amna Mahmood

Assistant Event Manager

What is the dumbest way by which you injured yourself?
Dune buggy. Unnecessarily high speed. Cut my elbow wide open.

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Asmaa Kaddour

Technical and Video
Manager

If you could live in any sitcom, which one would it be?
Friends; New York, cozy apartment and good coffee. What's not to love?

 
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Atharv Mahesh

Speaker Scout and
Application Manager

You have to wear a t-shirt with one word on it…for an entire year. Which word do you choose?
Adaptable.

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Aimen Khan

Speakers Coordinator

If you could have an endless supply of any food, what would it
be?

Churros; nothing compares to it

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Jay Dhakan

Audience Manager

If someone came up to you and said 'Hey do that thing you Do', what would it be?
A weird, funny handshake

 
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Aneeta Aby

Content Writer

If you could be one among the seven dwarves, what would your name be?
Hangry; Food has no control over my emotions. Clearly.

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Ambreen Ali

Content Writer

What is one think you absolutely geek about?
Art and History

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Alina Jafri

Sketch Artist

What is the coolest gift you’ve ever received?
Definitely the microscope I got for my 7th birthday!