Susan Zimmerman is the speaker community director at TED (and she really loves her job!)

Why you should listen

Susan Zimmerman believes passionately in the power of ideas change attitudes, lives and the world. She's had many previous lives: at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, as a founding partner in Flawless Media Relations and teaching modern British Drama at NYU London. She has a BFA in musical theatre from Otterbein University and a Master's in arts and humanities education from NYU's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development including studies at Shanghai Normal University and Beijing Film Academy. She's produced theatre in NYC and performed in off-Broadway and regional theatres as well as a national tour. She is a proud Toledoan, a member of New York Cares and the Old Newsboys Goodfellows Associationan as well as a certified yoga instructor and owner of HohmYoga.

Susan Zimmerman’s TED talks