Block 3 – TEDxBeaconStreet

November 19, 2016 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

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Katie Bouman
Guy Satat
Lee Collins
Charles Fracchia
Karen Feinstein
Emmanuel Schanzer

  • Interdisciplinary Imaging Scientist (Katie Bouman) – By connecting telescopes located around the globe, we are creating an Earth-sized computational telescope capable of taking the very first picture of a black hole.
  • Computational Imaging Researcher (Guy Satat) – X-ray vision without x-rays? Seeing through objects with a technology that could revolutionize medical imaging and enhance autonomous vehicles.
  • Infertility Activist (Lee Rubin Collins) – Who gets to have a baby – and who doesn’t? Learn about the hidden battle over your right to reproduce
  • BioTechnologist (Charles Fracchia) – Creating the smart laboratory tools of the future that tackle the $28Bn / year reproducibility crisis in biomedical research.
  • Utopian Dreamer and Doer (Karen Feinstein) – Don’t accept preventable harms. Past women’s networks inspired social revolutions. Now, national women healthcare leaders want to ignite a Women’s Health Activist Movement.
  • Teacher, Researcher, Developer (Emmanuel Schanzer) – Think Math + Coding mix? Not so fast! But by re-thinking CS, we can transform algebra, and get universal #CSforAll in years, not decades.