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Theme: Progress

This event occurred on
March 24, 2018
Dover, Delaware
United States

This TEDxDover event will include a number individuals discussing how they have overcome obstacles in their personal and professional careers to become successful.

Delaware State University
1200 N. DuPont Highway
1200 North Dupont Highway
Dover, Delaware, 19901
United States
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Bryan Yackulic

Financial Services
Bryan Yackulic, MSM, CLF®, is a Millennial speaker and Adjunct Professor of Management at The American College of Financial Services. He teaches about, and has research interest in, the area of cross-generational leadership. He has been featured as a keynote speaker at industry events, and has contributed articles and quotes to industry publications and popular press such as Forbes. Previously, Mr. Yackulic served as Assistant Director of the Chartered Leadership Fellow® (CLF®) Program.

Dan Young

Director, Doctor of Business Administration Program
Dr. Dan Young is the Director of the Doctor of Business Administration Program and Goldey-Beacom College and is the curator of TEDxGoldeyBeacomCollege. Dan received his Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in Marketing from the University of Delaware’s Honors Program and his Ph.D. in Marketing from Temple University. He has also taught at Temple University, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, the University of Delaware and Wilmington University. Dan has served on the Boards of many local organizations and currently serves on the board of the ACLU. On a weekly basis, Dan is a member of the Wilmington Rotary Club and has chaired their Community Service Project with Delaware Futures, the Membership Committee, and the Attendance Committee. As a serial entrepreneur, Dan has founded a number of companies, including the National Tailgating Association, NTA Motorcoach, and Young Consulting Group.

Dani Spikes

Certified Relationship Coach
Dani S is a Professionally Certified Relationship Coach graduate from the University of Miami Coaching program with a background in Psych and a concentration in Women's Studies. Impassioned about revolutionizing relationships through her award winning series, The Spiked Brunch and The BeLoved Box, she has a goal of teaching women how to love themselves as she teaches couples how to make their relationship ship last and love each other. Proud author of, It's Time! 21 Days to the Best Relationship

Jasmyn Wright

Jasmyn Wright, a globally recognized educator who grew up in Pennsauken, NJ, received her BA in Psychology and her Masters in Education from Christian Brothers University. She is the CEO & Founder of The Push Through Organization – a non-profit that uses innovative practices to equip, inspire, educate, and empower individuals to overcome adversity and become change agents. Before starting her non-profit organization, Jasmyn was a full-time elementary school teacher for 7 years.

Lauren Meeks

Lauren Meeks is an intrepid traveler, creative story-teller, and innovative teacher. She firmly believes that we all have a story to tell, and she's passionate about hearing and sharing those stories with the world. She also loves curling up with a book and a good chai latte. Find out more on her website,

Obi Maduka-Ugwu

Student / Entrepreneur
Obichukwu Maduka-Ugwu. 22 Years Old Rising Senior at the University of Delaware with an African Studies Major, Entrepreneurial Minor from Lagos, Nigeria Brother of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. My lifes aspiration is to become a successful Recording Artist and Record Label Executive

Rose Mitchell

Higher Education
Rose Mitchell has a passion for helping others to master skills that will empower them to succeed in all aspects of life. Rose is a dynamic motivational speaker, trainer, facilitator and life coach. She is a published author and has conducted nearly a 1,000 workshops, seminars and keynote addresses for numerous universities, schools, organizations and agencies. Rose Mitchell has over 25 years of service in Higher Education including teaching and her current role as the Associate Dean for Student Affairs.

Organizing team


Dover, DE, United States


DE, United States
  • Celina Palma
  • Jill Slader
  • Stephany Fernandez