Ed helps parents strengthen their relationships with their children through a project called “Yours for the Asking,” an engaging program that puts action behind curiosity. Ed is also the owner of BeanTowne Coffee House, a cafĂ© that has won national awards.

Talk Description: In this eye-opening talk, a father recounts how one small but bold ask made by his father over 30 years ago not only resulted in a deeper connection with his own daughter, but set them both on a path to seemingly impossible adventures. This heartwarming lesson into the importance of putting action behind children’s curiosities is sure to inspire not only parents, but anyone who needs their faith in humanity restored.