Dr. Erika Ebbel Angle

Former Miss Massachusetts Now CEO Hosting Falling for Science 2013

The Discovery Museums are pleased to announce Falling for Science 2013, an annual fundraising party to benefit the museums, which will be held on Saturday, October 26 from 7:00 to 11:00pm.  The evening will be hosted by Dr. Erika Ebbel Angle, founder and chairman of Science from Scientists and CEO of Counterpoint Health Solutions, and a former Miss Massachusetts.

This year’s event—just for grownups—will be held at the Science Discovery Museum and will feature prizes, music, open bar and food. Tickets are $125 per person or $225 for two and may be purchased in advance or by calling 978-264-4200 ext. 13 or emailing eisen@discoverymuseums.org. This is a 21 and older event; space is limited and tickets will be held at the door.

About Dr. Erika Ebbel Angle

Dr. Erika Ebbel Angle

Erika Ebbel Angle earned her Ph. D. in Biochemistry from Boston University School of Medicine in 2012. She is a 2004 graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she majored in Chemistry and minored in music. In 2003 she was nominated as a recipient of the United States Achievement Academy National Sciences Award, and has been inducted into two honor societies at MIT. In 2002 Erika founded what would become Science from Scientists. In 2007, Erika was selected by L’Oreal Paris as a Woman of Worth for her work with Science from Scientists and was featured on Lifetime TV.

She is the host of “The Dr. Erika Show”, an educational science TV show for children. Erika has served as a commissioner for the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women and is currently serving on a sub-committee of the Massachusetts Governor’s STEM Council. Erika was Miss Massachusetts 2004 in the Miss America Scholarship Program. She has appeared on Nova and TLC in shows such as “The Secret Lives of Scientists and Engineers.”

The Discovery Museums are celebrating 30 years of inspiring curiosity. The two museums—the Children’s Discovery Museum for ages 0-6 and the Science Discovery Museum for kids of all ages—are the children’s and science museums of MetroWest Boston, paired on a single 4.5-acre campus in Acton, MA.  For 30 years the Museums have served families and schools from towns throughout New England, with a commitment to informal education that enhances classroom learning. The hands-on, playful exhibits, developed by professional educators, inspire curiosity, exploration, experimentation and imagination.  The Discovery Museums combine manageable scale, convenient location and free parking to provide a fun and engaging experience where children and adults can discover their world together. For more information, please visit www.discoverymuseums.org.

Photo courtesy of sciencefromscientists.

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