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Theme: Change

This event occurred on
April 22, 2014
6:00pm - 8:00pm CDT
(UTC -5hrs)
Fort Worth, TX
United States

TEDxTCU is Texas Christian University's second TEDx event. TEDxTCU will take place on April 22nd 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the BLUU Auditorium. Out theme this year is "Change" and we're excited to present a diverse set of speakers taking about what change means to them!

Brown-Lupton University Union
2901 Stadium Drive
Fort Worth, TX, 76129
United States
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Crichelle Brice

Crichelle Brice is a freshman Anthropology major. She grew up in East London and moved to Colorado in 2011. She is particularly interested in leadership, service, and social change. During her first year at TCU, Crichelle has become very involved on campus, serving as an Orientation Leader, a LEAPS Community Liaison, a Hall Crew coordinator and a Chancellor's Leadership Program Fellow. She spends her free time she reading, writing music, and drinking tea.

Kyle Cochran

Kyle was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas and currently serves as an Admission Counselor on campus after graduating from TCU in May 2013. As a student, he was involved with the First Year Experience, Fraternity and Sorority Life, the BNSF Next Generation Leadership Program, Student Government Association, and a few other student organizations. He is an enthusiast for all things TCU football, video games, and the movie "Titanic," and is excited about being a part of TEDxTCU!

Michael DeCoursey

Michael is a passionate storyteller, performance artist and playwright. A senior at Texas Christian University, Michael will graduate in May with a BFA Degree in Theatre and an emphasis in Acting. He has appeared in stage, film and concert performances at TCU and across the DFW metroplex. Beyond his theatrical ambitions Michael has studied abroad in Florence Italy and conversationally speaks three languages. He is a member of the TCU Study Abroad Visa Corps, Alpha Psi Omega and worked as a student tele-recruiter for the TCU Office of Admissions. Michael is thrilled to be presenting a TEDxTCU.

Ircilia Inacio

My name is Ircilia Inacio. I am a sophomore, Economics Major. I was born and raised in Luanda- Angola. From a young age, I watched my female relatives through the struggles and victories which made me passionate about women's issues and gender equality. I am intrigued by African countries and I hope to travel to at least ten African nations!

Shelby Tsuji

Shelby is a junior Film, Television, and Digital Media major set to graduate early in December 2014. A California native, Shelby grew up with a passion for art, marine biology, and horses. She developed a love for photography early on with the Nintendo 64 game, Pokémon Snap. Shelby loves storytelling through photography. Her goal is to apply her innovative and creative thinking to her work in order to bring about significant positive change. Shelby hopes to one day be the artistic, branding, or marketing director for an entertainment company and eventually work on large-scale ethical advertising campaigns. Being a part of TEDxTCU is a dream come true for her.

Josh Wolf

Josh Wolf, a Wisconsin native, is an Experimental PhD student in my third year of the program at TCU. His research focuses on animal learning and behavior. More specifically he researches models of short-term and working memory in animals that can apply to humans. Currently he is doing a lot of research that capitalizes on the ability of rats to interact with an iPad in order to receive reinforcement. Josh enjoys doing research but teaching is where his true passion lies. Josh likes gardening, building things in his garage, and has recently started a small flock of backyard chickens.

Organizing team


  • Christian Buckler
    Chief Strategist
  • Henry Mak
    Head of Operations
  • Tonya Maksimenko
  • Tiana Lewis
    Graphic Designer
  • Kendell Smith
    Graphic Designer