Our Team

Director

Mentor

Patrick Benfield

Patrick Benfield

Director, Lo i.lab for Design + Making, Magellan International School
Oren Connell

Oren Connell

Makerspace Manager, Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders
Natalie Freed

Natalie Freed

PhD Student
Casey Gum

Casey Gum

Software engineer/architect
hawthorn mentor

Ken Hawthorn

Mechanical Engineer, Maker Educator
Rich LeGrand

Rich LeGrand

Owner, Charmed Labs
kira

Kira Lowery

UTeach Maker Fellow, Science Teacher @ NYOS Charter School
Alex Morrison

Alex Morrison

Independent Museum Professional
Lauren Siegel

Lauren Siegel

Director, MathHappens

National Reviewers

Stephanie Chang

Stephanie Chang

Maker Ed, Director of Youth Engagement
Lauren

Lauren Penney

Maker Ed, Making Spaces Program Manager
Dr. Shaunna Smith

Shuanna Smith

STEM Specialist & Liaison, STEM Pre-Academy, University of Hawai'i - Manoa

Graduate Research Assistant

Jason Harron

Jason Harron

Graduate Research Assistant