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Kara Kirkby

Kara Kirkby

Event Coordinator



Kara Kirkby joined the Dallas Sports Commission in March 2016 as an Event Coordinator. Born and raised in Austin, Kara moved to Dallas after graduating from Elon University in May 2015 with a degree in Sport and Event Management. She played volleyball competitively in high school, and was the president of the Elon Women's Club team during her senior year of college. Kara has experience in tourism, hospitality, and catering, and completed an event management internship with the DSC in the fall of 2015.

Kara resides in Uptown and enjoys spending time with her family in the area, exploring new places to eat, venturing outside into the beautiful Texas weather, and discovering countless other exciting opportunities that Dallas has to offer.

"Managing the logistics and accessibility for our event is formidable. The Dallas Sports Commission was an outstanding partner that embraced our program, our Veterans and helped open doors that were essential for the success of our event. " Dave Tostenrude Director National Veterans Wheelchair Games

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