Abigail Jackson is a fourth year undergraduate student at USC pursuing dual degrees in Computational Neuroscience and Philosophy. She has served on the board of TEDxUSC since freshman year and is excited to be stepping into the role of Executive Director this year. In her spare time, Abigail sings with the USC Thornton Choirs and volunteers as a Research Assistant at the Brain and Creativity Institute.
Ashley Abadeer is a sophomore at USC studying International Relations and the Global Economy with a minor in Architecture. On campus, Ashley is a part of the SPEC Research Lab, the Global Policy Institute, and the professional fraternity Delta Phi Epsilon. This is her second year on the TEDxUSC team and previously served on the selection committee.
Rohit Padmakumar is a senior at USC majoring in Cinema and Media Studies with an Entertainment Industry minor. He has been a part of TEDxUSC since 2017 and now leads its creative tasks and media projects with a team of students. When he’s not behind the camera, Rohit enjoys Japanese dinners, running with his dog, and bungy jumping with the end goal of producing stories that matter.