This past week, I was lucky enough to attend the very first New York State Maker Summit, held in Albany, NY. This one-day gathering brought together makers from all across the state (seriously, all across the state–check out the map … Read more >
I have been doing a lot of soul-searching lately as a result of what’s been going on politically in the United States, as a maker, as a librarian, and as a person. A lot of the challenges we will be … Read more >
This edition of From the Archives showcases one of our earliest posts about diversity in the maker movement. This has been on my mind a lot lately, as Emily and I just returned from presenting about diversity in makerspaces at … Read more >
We were honored recently to be featured in School Library Journal with regards to our ongoing mission of promoting diversity in the maker movement. We are proud to speak loudly in support of diversity of all kinds, and we believe it’s essential … Read more >
She’s Coding is an open-source project dedicated to bridging the gender gap in the field of computer science. They have gathered a number of great resources relating to women in technology, gaming, and STEM.
Last year, during Black History Month, we highlighted a number of groups and individuals working toward greater representation of black people in the maker movement. Many of these are still active and relevant, so if you missed our list last … Read more >
Here at MakerBridge we make an effort to advocate for diversity and inclusion in the maker culture and the technology industry. Some of our previous posts have covered Black Makers, LGBTQ+ inclusivity in maker culture, women in technology, and STEAM … Read more >