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Theme: Home Court Advantage

This event occurred on
May 26, 2024
San Diego, California
United States

TEDxDelNorteHighSchool's 2024 theme is Home Court Advantage. At our school, we commonly use home court advantage to build an environment where everyone is supported, safe, and valued. TEDx provides one such platforms for speakers to share their ideas and bring people together for a common experience. We'll be covering a wide range of topics from entrepreneurship to science to art performances. Please fill out the sign up form if you are interested in registering as either a speaker or attendee.

Del Norte High School
16601 Nighthawk Ln
San Diego, California, 92127
United States
Event type:
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Donovan Hall

Youth empowerment advocate and mental health speaker
Donovan Taylor Hall is a youth advocate and educator that teaches kids how to build positive self-identity. He has been featured on the Today Show, NowThis, DailyMailTV, and several podcasts to discuss the importance of positive youth development. Donovan teaches his self-skills curriculum through coaching, speeches, and online content. He is currently creating an educational entertainment show to help reach an even bigger audience of kids.

Eshika Pallapotu

Student at Del Norte High School

Mike Calvo

CEO and co-founder of Pneuma Solutions
Mike Calvo is the CEO and co-founder of Pneuma Solutions, a leading producer of Software for the visually impaired. The son of Cuban parents raised in Miami Florida , Mike has dedicated his career to ensuring technology is inclusive for all. His flagship product, RIM, provides accessible remote training and support, revolutionizing how the visually impaired interact with technology. Outside of his professional work, Mike enjoys producing music, spending time with his family, and grilling, embodying his passion for creativity and innovation in all aspects of his life.

Mishaal Khan

Chief Information Security Officer
Mishaal is a highly respected figure in cybersecurity, with expertise in ethical hacking, Open Source Intelligence (OSINT), social engineering, and privacy. Mishaal's engaging approach involves live demos, making cybersecurity accessible and enjoyable, while his strength lies in rapidly enhancing organizations' security posture, saving time and budget.

Ramanarayanan Krishnamurthy

Biochemistry Researcher at the Scripps Research Institute
Dr. Ramanarayanan Krishnamurthy is an Associate Professor of Chemistry at the Scripps Research Institute and uses synthetic organic chemistry to research the formation of biological compounds.

Shree Patel

Student at Del Norte High School

Suresh Ramaswamy

Transformational Teacher and Award-Winning Author
Suresh Ramaswamy is a transformational teacher and visionary entrepreneur passionate about igniting and catalyzing the transformation of humanity. He is the award-winning author of Just Be: Transform Your Life and Live as Infinity.

Tarik Oguz

Tarik Oguz is a Del Norte High School student who excels academically and actively participates in extracurricular activities. His interests span STEM education, community service, athletics (including basketball, swimming and taekwondo), and music (playing the trombone). He is a co-founder of the Southern California chapter of Janyaa committed to empowering underprivileged communities through education and service.

Vidhi Kulkarni

Student at Del Norte High School

Organizing team




92127, CA, United States