I always hate this part of these types of things. I think a lot of us do. I much prefer getting to know everyone in person, but here goes anyways. I grew up with my nose in a book, and scraped my knees after an inevitable trip over a not so flat surface which had clearly decided to jump out at me. I started watching TED talks as soon as I was old enough to navigate the internet by myself, so when I saw an opportunity to join this amazing initiative I jumped right at it. Favourite TED talk: Emilie Wapnick "Why some of us don't have one true calling.