From curiosity to community to creation, the Makerologist Anthology demonstrates how integrating industry experience with classroom education not only enriches students of all ages, but also our community at large, leading to more meaningful impact.Project Website
Clarissa San Diego is Founder and CEO of Makerologist, a maker technology agency that bridges the gap between companies and communities through creative technology experiences. She leads a collective of makers, educators, designers, engineers, artists, and writers who have come together under a shared vision of creating a maker ecosystem. They specialize in project based learning experiences through hardware kits, workshops, events, and public installations. At Makerologist, San Diego demonstrates her abilities in business development, industrial design, STEM education, and community building at a local and global scale. In her previous career, she served as a developer relations consultant for various tech companies. Her award winning work is published in academic journal, Technical Communication, and MAKE Magazine. Clarissa was also co-producer for numerous tech events including the Women Who Code CONNECT 2016 and the DevRel Summit conferences. Majority of her work focuses on matchmaking the needs between local communities and businesses through hardware education.
A sociologist by training and writer by habit, Tony Loiseleur currently finds himself oddly (but pleasantly) amongst Seattle’s growing maker community. At Makerologist, Tony not only helps with company communications, but also tries to find every opportunity he can to incorporate pop culture into the group’s many projects. “They say a man’s reach should always exceed his grasp...especially when it means fully 3D printed Iron Man cosplay.
Gabriel-Bello Diaz is an engineer, designer and public school educator focused on empowering his community through entrepreneurial endeavors. With his expertise in digital fabrication and designing curriculum from K-12 and college, he works as a consultant to help transform schools and embedded a new approach to engineering within educational spaces. His research in robotic engineering has been published in several books and he has developed a variety of workshops at universities including Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at Michigan University, The Institute for Advance Architecture of Catalonia and University of Sydney. Bello-Diaz aims to continue his own education and exploration while bringing that back to his work in Seattle. He hopes to inspire is students to follow their dreams in STEM fields while making a difference in their own community.