Featured Stories

 

Listen to some of our featured storytellers share their intimate insights. These speakers are guaranteed to make you laugh, cry and take action.

Videography donated by Kevin Nelson, Skylight Communication, LLC; skylightcommuncationllc.com

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Alena Bloom, Highland Park, NJ

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This entertaining and humble speaker may remind you of a famous TV character known as the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel! Alena shares her story of transitioning from mediocrity to triumph and will make you laugh out loud.

 
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Elisa Torres, Metuchen, NJ

Elisa will immediately engage you with true stories and facts about human trafficking. She offers the audience ‘humane’ ways to shop.

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Jackie Alligood, Tewksbury, NJ

jackiealligood@hotmail.com

Jackie shares the heartfelt story of living to tell the story of four primary cancer diagnoses and how she turned cancer into gifts that guide her as a leader.          

 
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Susanne Peticolas, Highland Park, NJ

Anyone with an interest in the refugee crisis should listen to this powerful talk about providing pro-bono legal aid to a refugee. 

 
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Zach Schleien, New Brunswick, NJ

zschleien@gmail.com

Zach’s talk will inspire you to be the change you want to be and to take action. Learn how Zach raised over $30,000 for NAMI.

 
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Amy Flax, Westfield, NJ

amyflax@gmail.com

Amy is a new storyteller who has a bright storytelling future! In this heartfelt talk she will be so authentic and real that you may feel uncomfortable; then your angst will transform into applause as this physical and mental athlete takes you on a journey.

 
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Robyn Shumer, Highland Park, NJ

robyn.shumer@gmail.com

Robyn will make you laugh and cry as she reflects on 3 life events that shaped her.