Hi, I’m Christin Boyd. I started on the path towards producing Seattle Mini Maker Faire in the summer of 2011, when some friends were talking about putting together a bunch of weekend workshops on electronics, canning, and various artistic projects. I offered to be their project manager. Within a few months, I had contacted O’Reilly Media and started the process of licensing the Mini Maker Faire brand, lobbying Ignition Northwest to sponsor the event, and collaborating with the Pacific Science Center’s new Science Expo event. (more…)