Endure McTier


Endure is a sophomore Saybrugian from Atlanta, Georgia, majoring in Cognitive Science with a focus on Leadership and Decision-making. She was co-sponsorship chair for TEDxYale 2019 and is excited to be a part of this year’s conference. When Endure isn't busy coordinating TEDxYale, she is a member of Secretary Kimberly Groff-Crews’ Student Advisory Committee and the Yale University Undergraduate Organizations Funding Committee.

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Our Team


Livia Daxenberger

Speaker and Finance Liaison

Livia is a final year graduate student at the School of Management. She helped organise the TEDx at HEC Paris in 2019 and loved the rich experience, which is why she is excited to be joining the team at Yale! Livia loves running and tennis, and is looking forward to exploring more of the US during her stay here.

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Paris Lee

Speaker and Finance Liaison

Paris is a graduate student from Bristol, England studying Developmental Neuroscience and is excited to be involved in this years TEDxYale conference. Outside of TEDxYale, Paris is the chair of the medicine and healthcare panel for the Women’s Leadership Initiative, a member of the Women in Science at Yale and conducts research in Dr Smith’s lab.

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Grace Cajski

Victoria Vera

Grace is a first-year in Franklin from New Orleans, Louisiana! She is interested in international relations, French, and marine biology. You can find her rehearsing with Shaka, practicing with club synchronized swimming, or writing for the Globalist! And, of course, she is excited to be part of the TEDxYale team!

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Victoria was born and raised on the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. She is a first year in Saybrook and plans on focusing her studies on bio-medical engineering, while pursuing a pre-med track. Outside of TedX, she is also an active member of Havenly. Normally, she runs on copious amounts of coffee and replays of the legally blonde soundtrack.

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Anastasia Ibrahim

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Beichen Zhang

Beichen is a first-year Pierson Knight who plans to major in Sociology and Economics. She is inspired by short and sweet TED talks like “How to use a paper towel.” When she’s not busy with TEDxYale, you can find her exploring different corners of Yale campus and New Haven.

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Sophie Edelstein

Student Speaker Competition Liaison

Sophie is a first year in Pauli Murray college majoring in biomedical engineering. Outside of TEDxYale she is the director of publicity for Yale Resonance, a member of Society for Women Engineers, and does tissue engineering research in the Niklason Lab! Sophie is a big fan of TEDx talks, especially STEM oriented ones. In fact, (self plug) she was fortunate enough to give a TEDx talk at TEDxYale’s 2018 conference and can’t wait to see the amazing talks produced for this years conference!

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Zachary Ledesma

Zachary is a first-year in Grace Hopper College from Walnut Creek, California. Tentatively planning to focus on a subject within the Humanities or Social Sciences, he is extremely excited to be a part of this year’s TEDxYale team. When he’s not studying in Bass, Zachary can be found eating crack in the Hopper Buttery, watching Dave Chappelle, getting distracted by YouTube at the gym, or hanging out in his Bingham A11 suite with forty or so friends.

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