Of Rap Guide to Evolution fame, Baba Brinkman is the greatest science rapper alive. He treated BrainBash 2013 attendees to an incredible show. If you haven't witnessed the greatness that is Baba yet, head over to http://www.bababrinkman.com.
One of the most talented cinematographers Tyler knows. Helped direct and edit the TTT Indiegogo video. Watch more of his work on his website: http://danielcowen.com.
A company with the mission of democratizing brain research which makes totally amazing brain-computer interface products. Emotiv donated their EEG head-caps for our outreach efforts. Watch their tech in action in their TED talk.
Nadia Powers and her org, IMPROVed got The Think Tank's teaching team on their feet for our teacher training. Book her and IMPROVed at http://improvedchicago.com.
Development Director at Urban Pathways, a nonprofit fighting homelessness in NY. Karen helped us plan BrainBash 2013 and is secretly admired by Tyler for being a fellow fast-talking, no-nonsense New Yorker.
A design irm that delivers brilliant branding to "good causes, like The Think Tank." Their words! We're lucky enough to have GB design our new logo. Check out their work at http://greatbeliever.us.
Macaulay Honors College at the City University of New York
Co-Founder Tyler's alma mater! MHC donated their beautiful brownstone for The Think Tank's BrainBash 2013. What is MHC? Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York offers exceptional students a uniquely personalized education with access to the vast resources of the nation’s largest urban university and New York City itself. Selected for their top high school records and leadership potential, Macaulay students receive a full-tuition scholarship, a laptop and technology support, and a $7,500 Opportunities Fund to pursue global learning and service opportunities. A Cultural Passport provides access to museums, libraries, and other treasures around New York City. Macaulay students enroll in one of eight CUNY senior colleges (Baruch, Brooklyn, City, Hunter, John Jay, Lehman, Queens and Staten Island). For more information, see macaulay.cuny.edu.
Particularly instrumental were:
- Andrew Adair, Associate Director of Student Development
- Ann Kirschner, University Dean of Macaulay Honors College
- Autumn Payne, Director of Annual Giving and Special Events
- Grace Rapkin, Director of Marketing & Communications
- Joseph Ugoretz, Associate Dean of Teaching, Learning, and Technology
- Mike Lamb, Associate Director of Immersive and Personalized Education
- Olga Barskaya, Manager of Special Events
- Vanessa Iaffa, Named Scholarship Coordinator
Auctioneer extraordinaire, Philae donated her expert auctioneering services to make BrainBash 2013 a huge hit.
The greatest neuroscientist rockband on earth, The Amygdaloids had everyone dancing at BrainBash 2013. The band was named after the part of the brain thought to register fear, on which frontman Joe LeDoux is a renowned authority. Listen to their tracks at http://www.amygdaloids.com.
TTT's Founding NYC Braintrust
- Alisa Nadolishny
- Anna Karp
- Brad Swain
- Brian Kateman (nab him as your social media consultant)
- Crichton Atkinson (see her artist's portfolio for wows)
- Eric Schomburg
- David DiLillo (talented film-maker)
- David Craig
- Gloria Cavalliero
- Hope Watson
- Jenna Peet
- Joe Eastman
- Lissa Moses (check our her animated science series, Mosa Mack)
- Luca Dupras
- Maryam Zaringhalam
- Nadia Witte (amazing photographer and artist)
- Nazia Fyazi
Sara Lee Schupf
Ami Dar of Idealist.org
Dawn & Bruce Alterman
James R. Pomerantz
Molly Rose Ávila
Morton Ann Gernsbacher
Nolwen Cosmao (thanks roomie!)
Phil Ponce De Leon