April 20, 2024

Featuring live TED talks and performances exploring & embracing the idea of UNITY

This independent TEDx event is operated under license from TED.

Collaboration. Community. Creativity. Comedy.

TEDxAsburyPark 2024: Unity

Ten fascinating speakers and performers from the worlds of entertainment, education, healthcare, science, and faith.

In our 11th year, TEDxAsburyPark has a new home: The all-new Bell Theater at the historic Bell Works building.

Our 250 TED Talks have been enjoyed by 6000 live guests and viewed 7 million times online.

Our day of UNITY

Dr. Greg JacksonThe Worst Election Ever

Dr. Greg Jackson

Creator of “History Doesn’t Suck”
A top ten history podcast on Spotify and Apple

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Dr. Manpreet K. KohliWe Can Prevent Breast Cancer

Dr. Manpreet Kohli

Renowned RWJ Barnabas breast cancer surgeon wants to put herself out of a job 

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Dustin RossWe are all Influencers

Dustin Ross

Co-host, “The Friend Zone” with 60 million listeners
Host of RevoltTV’s “Bet on Black”

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Do Vampires Cast Reflections?

Eric Nuzum

Author and podcast pioneer at NPR and Audible has garnered hundreds of millions of listens

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Dr. LaNysha AdamsUnity isn’t about becoming UniFORM: Unlearning and Relearning Our Labels

Dr. LaNysha Adams

Best Indie Book Award Winner for “Me Power”
Director of Student Wellness at Sante Fe Community College

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Dr. Jawad SalehDemons in the Pillbox

Dr. Jawad Saleh

Board-certified in Critical Care and Pharmacy at the Hospital for Special Surgery in NYC

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Dr. Eileen Kennedy-MooreIs it Bullying or Ordinary Meanness?

Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore

Psychologist and creator of “Kids Ask Dr. Friendtastic” podcast.
Author of ”Kid Confidence” and “Growing Friendships”

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Scott CarterIndivisible

Scott Carter

Emmy-nominated producer of TV political talk series at HBO and ABC
Co-creator of Emmy-winning PBS series “Love & Respect with Killer Mike”

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Breaking Barriers, Building Futures

Sydney Montgomery

Founder of Barrier Breakers®, helping marginalized students achieve academic success

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The Truth About Solving Climate Change

Dr. Joseph Romm

“Hero of the Environment” – Time
“100 People Changing America” – Rolling Stone

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Alexander Simone and Whodat? Live CrewAlexander Simone & Whodat? Live Crew

Original Music

Asbury Park-based musician/songwriter
“‘Even Now’ delivers a message of unity” -Asbury Park Press

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UNITY Event Host

Erin Maguire

NYC-based comic and creator of “Dear Pod”
TEDxAsburyPark’s favorite host

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TEDxAsburyPark is the largest, highest-rated TEDx conference on the east coast.

This independent TEDx event is operated under license from TED.