About the Event
Join us for the 2018 Mary Morris Leighton Lecture, featuring MTV Star & #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Ben Nemtin! Hear Ben speak about the 5 steps to making the impossible, possible. The talk will take place on Tuesday, September 18 at 7 pm at the Century Center, Convention Hall B. Admission is free and so is parking.
BEN NEMTIN is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of What Do You Want To Do Before You Die, the star of the MTV show The Buried Life, and an internationally renowned keynote speaker. As the co-founder of The Buried Life movement, Ben’s message of radical possibility has been featured by major media outlets including The Today Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, CNN, Fox, ABC, CBS, NBC News, and more. Oprah Winfrey called Ben’s life work “truly inspiring.”
In a pit of depression, Ben and his three best friends decided to create the world’s greatest bucket list to make them feel alive. They bought a rickety old bus and criss-crossed North America, achieving the unthinkable. And most importantly, every time they accomplished a dream, they helped a complete stranger cross something off their bucket list. From playing basketball with President Obama to streaking a soccer field, from raising over $400,000 for charity to placing a record-breaking $250,000 bet on roulette—Ben’s bucket list quest has inspired millions to chase their dreams.