Meet the TED Fellows
The 400+ TED Fellows are making headlines in over 90 countries for their incredible work in all fields. They are building companies, sequencing rare diseases, exploring the stars, making music, saving lives, mapping political violence, and much much more. Here, you can connect with TED Fellows all over the world.
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Meet the TED2017 Fellows!
Karim Abouelnaga (USA)
Founder and CEO of Practice Makes Perfect, a summer school operator, which addresses the summer learning loss in low income communities by connecting younger students with mentors from their neighborhood for leadership development, academic instruction and career training.
Christopher Ategeka (Uganda + USA)
Ugandan founder of Health Access Corps, which is addressing the uneven distribution of health professionals across the African continent by compensating and supporting trained healthcare professionals to stay and serve their local communities.
Damon Davis (USA)
Musician, visual artist and filmmaker working at the intersection of art and activism, exploring the experience of contemporary Black Americans. His documentary Whose Streets tells the story of the 2014 protests in Ferguson, Missouri from the perspective of those who lived it.
Lauren Sallan (USA)
Paleobiologist using the vast fossil record as a deep time database to explore how global events, environmental change and ecological interactions affect long-term evolution. She is particularly interested in what past mass extinctions of fish can tell us about modern climate change.
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