Dawn Faizey Webster

Dawn Faizey Webster is a postgraduate researcher at York University, currently researching a PhD in Architectural History, having completed a degree in Ancient History and a Master’s in History of Art with the Open University. She worked as a computer science teacher at a Grammar School in the Midlands until she suffered a brainstem stroke, resulting in her developing Locked-In Syndrome. Undaunted, Dawn has pursued her academic career relentlessly, communicating with the world by blinking. She has brought up her teenaged son, and has an unquenchable love for heavy metal music, Monty Python and trivia of all kinds (and that really means all kinds).


Watch Dawn Faizey Webster’s talk from TEDxExeter 2018

Vicki Culpin

Vicki Culpin is currently Professor of Organisational Behaviour at Ashridge Executive Education, part of Hult International Business School, having previously held positions at Dean of Faculty and Global Director of Research.

Vicki is passionate about well-being, and has spent over 15 years researching this topic with a variety of individuals including forensic populations and employees. She is often featured on radio and in printed media across the world, and frequently writes for the practitioner press as well as academic articles.

Her latest book, ‘The Business of Sleep’ is published by Bloomsbury, and is the topic of her TedX Hult talk.

Vicki studied Psychology at Manchester University, followed by an MPhil and PhD in Psychology from Lancaster University and an MSc in Applied Forensic Psychology from Leicester University. She is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, a Chartered Psychologist and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.


Watch Vicki Culpin’s talk from TEDxExeter 2018