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Theme: The New Era

This event occurred on
May 20, 2023
6:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
(UTC -4hrs)
Hightstown, New Jersey
United States

TEDxHightstown will be the first-ever TEDx Conference that will be hosted in Hightstown, New Jersey, bringing professionals, celebrities, and public figures from a variety of areas together to present worthy ideas to the community.

Melvin H. Kreps Middle School
5 Kent Lane
Hightstown, New Jersey, 08520
United States
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Chhavi Verg

Former Miss NJ USA/Miss USA Runner Up 2017
Chhavi Verg is a New-York based model, actress, content creator, speaker, and former beauty queen. She was Miss NJ USA 2017 and first runner-up at Miss USA 2017, making history as the first Indian-American to advance to that level in the Miss USA competition. Following Miss USA and her graduation from Rutgers University, Chhavi began pursuing creative endeavors and has become a representative for South Asians in the fashion and entertainment spheres. She has amassed a following of up to 500,000 across all channels and is currently signed to Wilhelmina Models in NYC. She has been featured in music videos, on billboards, in magazines, and in various commercials. Chhavi is passionate about giving back to her community and is a strong proponent of women’s equality, empowerment, and education.

Matthew Holsten

Former TV Personality/ Physics Teacher
Matthew Holsten is a former TV personality and a highly recognized individual in the science field who currently teaches Physics at the secondary level. He played a major role in the famous TV show "Blue's Clues" and the "Blue's Big Musical Movie". He graduated from The College of New Jersey in 2016 and has been named one of New Jersey’s Top 30 Teachers Under 30, an honor that he has received from the New Jersey Education Association.

Mr. APM Kumar


Salvatore Mandreucci

Salvatore Mandrecci widely known as "Sally Slices" is a famous social media Influencer with a following of over 6 million across all platforms. He is a content creator and was born and raised in New Jersey. Sal has been a strong entertainer by providing motivational content through his social media channels. He also runs a family pizza business called "Marcellos".

Organizing team