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STEM panel at SXSW empowering youth to reach goals

AUSTIN (KXAN) - It's not all music and parties at SXSW. A couple of organizations are coming together for a STEM panel at the festival. They hope the panel will help young people to reach their fullest potential both personally and professionally.

Donica Williams with the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, Jason Mayden and Brian Fontenont of the BLF Foundation spoke with KXAN's Gigi Barnett on what they are doing to teach young people about entrepreneurship, and innovation through the Create + Innovate panel. 

The event will also be a fundraiser for the Boys and Girls Club, and the BLF Foundation.

The panel will take place at the Thomson Conference Center at UT Austin from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and it is free to attend.


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