Join The Lamplighter School for an inspiring “Change Makers” event
Dolores Evans Speaker Series
Monday, November 9, 7:00 p.m.
Dallas, TX
Today’s tinkerers, makers, and inventors are changing the world and improving the lives of children through innovative thinking. Join area parents and educators for a presentation and panel discussion featuring Jack Andraka, Kavita Shukla, and William Kamkwamba, moderated by KERA’s Krys Boyd.
Unknown-1Featured on 60 minutes, Stanford University freshman Jack Andraka, author of Breakthrough, is known for developing a method to detect an increase of a protein that indicates the presence of some cancers.
Click here to watch his TED talk
images-2Kavita Shukla, seen on the Today Show, invented spice-infused FreshPaper which keeps food fresh by inhibiting bacterial and fungal growth.
Click here to watch her TED talk
images-3The Daily Show guest William Kamkwamba, author of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, built a solar-powered water pump supplying the first drinking water to his African village.
Click here to watch his TED talk
The event is open to the public and begins at 7:00 p.m. sharp. Reservations are available online at $15 per person from
October 1 onward..
To make reservations and for more information visit the Lamplighter School

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