Company NameThe White House
Dates EmployedDec 2015 – Jan 2017 Employment Duration1 yr 2 mos
LocationWashington D.C. Metro Area
Portfolio of work included leading the President’s Nation of Makers Initiative, connecting and convening more communities to help grow the maker movement, coordinating innovation in the Federal government, advocating for more making in K-12 & Higher Ed, leading efforts to increase youth voice in science and technology through the President’s Kid Science Advisors campaign, coordinating Federal efforts in support of the National Week of Making with related activities including naming 10 White House Champions of Change for Making as well as the release of a WH Fact Sheet and a Presidential Proclamation. Member of the planning and organizing team for various events including the 2016 WH Science Fair, WH Water Summit, WH Frontiers Conference, and SXSL. Served as co-chair of the first ever Maker Interagency Working Group under the National Science and Technology Council’s Committee on Technology.