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The Maker Educator Convening is an annual gathering of maker education practitioners from all over the world, organized by Maker Ed. This year, the event will take place in Pittsburgh, PA, in collaboration with MuseumLab at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. We are committed to further exploring last year’s themes—equity, accessibility, and sustainability in maker education—over two full days of sharing, collaboration, and delicious food. We hope you will join us! To register and for more information, visit Maker Ed’s website.
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Saturday, October 12 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Designing Maker Education Experiences In Under-Resourced Communities: Insights from Africa

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This session will explore activities that enhance maker skills among youth in under-resourced communities. These activities adopt creative learning approaches that strive to empower learners and enable access to broader job opportunities for workforce development. The session will showcase insights from Kenya and other regions in Africa.

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Marian Muthui

Graduate Reseacher, MIT Media Lab
Marian Muthui is from Nairobi, Kenya and is currently a graduate researcher at the MIT Media Lab’s Lifelong Kindergarten research group. Her research is focused on promoting creative learning in Africa, specifically in exploring maker communities across the continent.In 2016, she... Read More →


Saturday October 12, 2019 3:00pm - 3:45pm EDT
NOVA Place: Conference Room 2

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