On Friday, September 20, 2019, Sci-Tech Discovery Center is delighted to host former Mythbusters star Kari Byron at its second annual Meeting of the Minds event, a speaker series featuring leading thinkers who embody Sci-Tech’s brand of mind-stretching fun®. Proceeds from Meeting of the Minds will expand access to STEM education for under-served youth in North Texas. Sponsorships are now available online.
Kari Byron has been a strong presence in the world of reality-based science and travel television for more than a decade. She is best known as a host on Discovery Channel’s Mythbusters but has gone on to host and produce shows including Head Rush, Punkin Chunkin, Thrill Factor, Strange Trips, America Declassified, and Crash Test World. Her first book, Crash Test Girl, An Unlikely Experiment in Using the Scientific Method to Answer Life’s Biggest Questions, is on shelves now. Kari’s passion for smart entertainment has led her around the world, speaking on the role of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) programming on television.
WHAT: Meeting of the Minds Luncheon
Featuring Kari Byron
Benefiting Sci-Tech Discovery Center
WHEN: Friday, September 20, 2019
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
WHERE: Westin Stonebriar Hotel Frisco
1549 Legacy Drive, Frisco, TX 75034
TICKETS: Sponsorships begin at $500. Tables for 10 begin at $2,500. Seats are limited. Individual tickets, if available, are $125 and can be purchased online on Aug. 10.
About Sci-Tech Discovery Center
The Sci-Tech Discovery Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that strives to engage and inspire learners of all ages and backgrounds to embrace discovery and innovation through the active exploration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Mind-stretching fun! That’s what Sci-Tech Discovery Center delivers through hands-on discovery experiences that spark a life-long interest in STEM and help equip our area’s children with critical skills. Sci-Tech believes in advancing STEM education and providing inspiration to the next generation of engineers, scientists, educators and innovators. Sci-Tech Discovery Center is conveniently located to serve North Texas kids and families at 8004 North Dallas Parkway, Frisco, TX 75034. www.mindstretchingfun.org.