- IU Bloomington
For almost two decades Kari Byron has been a strong presence in the world of reality-based science and adventure television. She is best known as a presenter on Discovery Channel’s Mythbusters but has gone on to host and produce many shows spanning several networks.
Now a founder of EXPLR media, Kari has taken her passion for inspiring education with entertainment a step further. EXPLR-media.com, a streaming service that presents videos online to educate, inspire, and empower young people to become agents of change, launched in 2020 and is quickly becoming a favorite in classrooms and living rooms.
She is currently speaking around the world about the importance of STEAM and the role entertainment can play inspiring education. Her first book Crash Test Girl, An Unlikely Experiment in Using the Scientific Method to Answer Life's Biggest Questions is on shelves now.
Date: Friday, March 4, 2022
Time: 6 - 8 p.m.
Format: In-Person Only*
* Seating is limited to 250
Crash Test Conversations
Best known as a host on Discovery Channel's flagship show MythBusters, for over a decade Kari has been a strong presence in the world of reality-based science television, going on to host Thrill Factor, Head Rush, Punkin Chunkin, and Large and Dangerous Rocket Ships (LDRS). In this talk moderated by Center STEM Director Nikki Pohl, Kari will share her passion for art and science, what she's learned about encouraging more women to pursue STEM careers, and some of the experiences she's had as a host of multiple science-based programs.