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Saturday, May 6 • 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Empowering Low Resource / Low Literacy Individuals to Become Makers FULL

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Makers are often identified as with those with high levels of artistic and technical skill. But many people live in settings of poverty, with few educational options. A unique program from the University of Illinois provides a pathway for these individuals to create and “make” to improve their livelihoods regardless of their literacy or resources.

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Ronald Duncan

Presenter, College of Business,University of Illinois
Ronald Duncan is a Community and Economic Development Educator for the University of Illinois Extension and the Associate Director of the Subsistence marketplaces Initiative. He brings almost 35 years of experience in engineering and educational administration to this office, directing... Read More →
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Vishal Sachdev

Professor, University of Illinois
Vishal Sachdev - Director, Illinois Makerlab and Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Vishal co-founded the Illinois MakerLab, the world’s first business school-based 3D printing laboratory. He is interested in new approaches to learning... Read More →

Saturday May 6, 2017 3:00pm - 3:30pm EDT
Meeting Room C