BORN IN THE CITY THAT NEVER SLEEPS, TEDXBETHUNESTREET IS INSPIRED BY JOHANNA BETHUNE, THE FOUNDER OF THE FIRST SCHOOL FOR YOUNG LADIES IN NYC.
THE HEART OF THIS EVENT IS EMPOWERMENT. OUR MISSION IS TO SHOWCASE PEOPLE WHO HAVE MADE A DIFFERENCE BY SHOWING UP IN THE CITY THAT NEVER SLEEPS.
Melinda has 25 years of experience bringing powerful ideas into the public realm as a social scientist, author, researcher and journalist.
Catherine is an e-commerce entrepreneur and the founder of Plan de Ville, the online destination for luxury fashion by emerging designers. She has been featured in Forbes and Nasdaq’s Faces of Entrepreneurship
Ally Love is a multifaceted woman, pioneering the slash generation. As the in-arena Host of the Brooklyn Nets, adidas Global Ambassador, Peloton Instructor, Model and Founder of Love Squad, Ally uses her platform to celebrate and champion diversity through conversation and sweat.
Dina Gregory (aka Unexpected Mystic) is a teacher, storyteller, social artist, and sacred activist whose craft is one of conscious evolution. She combines fierce wisdom with childlike innocence to awaken human potential and bring new ways of thinking, being, and doing to the social challenges facing our world.
Sah D’Simone is a meditation teacher, bestselling author, transformational speaker and coach. Sah has masterfully synthesized the ancient techniques of meditation, contemplative psychotherapy, breath work, and plant based nutrition for a modern and accessible approach to well-being. His infectious enthusiasm for healing and self-love has built a devoted fan base.
Mezzo is a NYC all-female a Capella group. They've performed at venues such at Sessions 73, Shrine Piano and many more!
Silverqueen is multi-instrumentalist & singer-songwriter Anna Tsangaris-Johnson. She released her first single, November Child in 2010, followed by her first full-length debut Uprising in 2011. The Huntington-based musician & Berklee grad is also an independent self-employed Music Therapist.