Young Professionals


Join the Young Professionals for Orlando Science Center, and enjoy connecting with other up-and-coming professionals, ages 21 – 40, who have a passion for science.

The Young Professionals is a networking group that fundraises on behalf of the Orlando Science Center. They exist to fundraise and friendraise to further Orlando Science Center’s mission to inspire science learning for life. Members are 21-40 year olds who have a passion to help Orlando Science Center make an impact in the Central Florida community by helping accomplish our mission to inspire science learning for life.


All Young Professionals for Orlando Science Center members receive the following membership benefits:

  • Entry to Science Night Live: An after-dark, 21+ event with special programming for adults, offered multiple times each year.
  • Exclusive Happy Hour at Otronicon, Orlando’s biggest interactive technology expo.
  • Special events hosted by the Young Professionals.
  • Invitations to exhibit openings, fundraisers and other VIP events.
  • Access to volunteer opportunities at Orlando Science Center.

Members will also receive invitations to participate in fundraising for annual events such as Cosmic Golf Challenge, Science of Wine and Celebration of Running.


Young Professionals for Orlando Science Center Executive Committee:

Chair, Lindsay Winter
Vice Chair, Brock Magruder
Governance, Jack Brennan
Membership, Michael Hawkins
Events, Chris Ciocca
Communications, Heather Fulmer Magruder
Philanthropy, Brittany Mead
Shelley Rodgers, Orlando Science Center Liaison
Paul Bennett
Jesse Edwards
Andrew Fox
Jeff Goldstein
Brock Hankins
Samantha Hockenberry
Lauren Leavitt
Thomas Williams



For more information about the Young Professionals group, please contact
Interested in joining the Young Professionals for Orlando Science Center?
Signup Online

You can also download and return an application to Arika Richardson, Development Specialist at, or 777 E. Princeton Street, Orlando, FL 32803.

Young Professionals Membership Application

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Upcoming Events

Science Night Live
Saturday, March 3
8:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
YP Members receive free admission to Science Night Live but must reserve their ticket in advance by emailing

Home Buyer Workshop
Thursday, February 8
5:30-6:30 p.m. Networking
6:30-7:30 p.m. Workshop
Blu on the Avenue
326 S. Park Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789

Come join YP for OSC at Blu on the Avenue for a free educational seminar about purchasing a home, credit, and current real estate market trends. RSVP to

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