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Kickstarter School: A Workshop for Scientists, Engineers, and Educators

Kickstarter School: A Workshop for Scientists, Engineers, and Educators

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

The New York Academy of Sciences

Presented By

Presented by the Science Alliance


Due to inclement weather, Kickstarter School has been canceled. This event has been rescheduled for Tuesday March 4, 2014. We are still accepting registrations for the event. If you cannot attend the event on March 4 and would like to cancel your registration, please contact customer service at or customerservice@nyas.org.

Kickstarter is a funding platform for creative projects. Everything from films, games, and music to art, design, science, and technology. Kickstarter is full of ambitious, innovative, and imaginative projects that are brought to life through the direct support of others.

If you want to learn how to use Kickstarter to

  • Creatively tell a story about your science, technology, or education project
  • Communicate these projects to a broad audience
  • Secure funds for these projects

Then, please join Kickstarter Art Program Director Stephanie Pereira for a primer on how to bring a Kickstarter project to life. We'll take a look at some successful projects from across the site and discuss what kinds of rewards work best, how to spread the word about your project, and other helpful tips.

Running a successful Kickstarter project will not only help you secure funds for your project, but will allow you to develop and demonstrate your communication and creative skills!

Reception to follow.


Stephanie Pereira

Director, Art Program, Kickstarter

Stephanie is Kickstarter's ambassador to the fine-arts sector. Before joining Kickstarter, she spent nearly a decade working in the non-profit arts sector, and most recently led public programs at Eyebeam Art and Technology Center in NYC. She holds an MA in Arts Administration from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and a BFA in Visual Art from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.

Registration Pricing

Student/Postdoc Member$15
Nonmember (Student / Postdoc / Resident / Fellow)$25

Travel & Lodging

Our Location

The New York Academy of Sciences

7 World Trade Center
250 Greenwich Street, 40th floor
New York, NY 10007-2157

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