Cloe Shasha

Cloe has a love for bringing people together, design, science, technology, writing, and curating experiences. She works at TED on speaker research, content development, writing, community building, and experience production. She co-founded Global Leadership Lab, a network of leaders around the world who are driving innovative change. Cloe graduated magna cum laude from Middlebury College with a degree in cognitive psychology. She continues to work with admissions to interview first year applicants. She is a Sandbox Network Fellow and a StartingBloc Fellow. She has been a logo and web designer, a cognitive psychology researcher, a solar engineering document translator from English to French at The Barefoot College, an industrial design researcher for Ross Lovegrove, a commissioned child portrait painter, an illustrator for Scientific American, and a news journalist for ABC News and small print newspapers. She founded and organized TEDxMiddlebury and helped launch an accelerator called The Bold Academy. She loves to dance, sing, take photographs, travel, explore the outdoors, and match people with jobs. Cloe is a drummer for Batala, an all women's samba band. She speaks English, French, Spanish, and is proficient in German