Scientist & sustainability advocate from British Columbia, Canada
Passionate about sharing ideas and the areas where art and science intersect, Selin Jessa organized the first ever TEDx Talk in Antarctica during her SOI Antarctic 2011 expedition. Her experiences in Antarctica propelled her to take action around social and environmental sustainability, and she has since immersed herself in research on health. Selin took first place at the BC regional Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge, second at the national level, and fourth at the international level. She has also received the TD Scholarship and been named among the Top 20 Under 20.