Our first of the Luna Lazzzor Talk Series, Jon Santiago will tell us about his experiences with Sustainable South Bronx, and their mobile FabLab.
When: Monday, July 12th at 8:00PM
Where: NYC Resistor
Admission is free.
Jon Santiago is co-founder and co-director of STEM2GETHER, an educational services cooperative that helps schools and community based organizations create hands-on enrichment programs that promote knowledge in Science, Technology, Engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Previously Jon has worked with Sustainable South Bronx, where he launched a FabLab in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is co-creator of the NSF supported GreenFab program, which introduces students to design and engineering in the context of environmental sustainability. Jon has an SB in Mathematics from MIT where he worked with the FabLab program, a global initiative to bring digital fabrication laboratories to communities around the world. He is also a member of NYC Resistor, a Hacker Space in Downtown Brooklyn where people meet regularly to share tech knowledge and build community.