Make Stuff, not War (i.e. Buying Things)

Wednesday, Sep 5
19:00 — 19:45
Greenhouse Stage

Make Stuff, not War (i.e. Buying Things)

Create, Play, Energy,

Yeah. Really. The way we consume destroy the planet and is an increasing source of conflict. In this session we hear from two seasoned representative of maker movements share their insights on how we all can make stuff instead of buying.

Nora Abousteit
Nora Abousteit is a serial entrepreneur who is founder and CEO of CraftJam, a experiential retail company pioneering the “social-crafting” business. Previously she founded two million-user plus online crafting communities, including the world’s largest sewing network, which now has over one million members. CraftJam, which she founded in 2017, is a fast-growing startup that organizes in-person social crafting events.The company has been featured in The New York Times, New York Magazine, TimeOut NY, and on NBC and was a launch partner for the Airbnb Experience Program.

Tomás Diez
Tomás Diez is a Venezuelan Urbanist specialized in digital fabrication and its implications in the future of cities and society. Among other initiatives he is the co-founder of Fab Lab Barcelona at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC), the director of the Fab City Research Laboratory, and director of the Master in Design for Emergent Futures. 

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