A Makerspace for Everyone

October 2, 2018 apalazzoups

Imagine a place where inventors and hobbyists alike can collaborate, accelerate innovation and build community with magical results.

Growing up tinkering in his father’s workshop, Robin Hooker always had a space to reimagine the world – to modulate, mashup, remix and repair things. As an adult, he realized not everyone has access to a space where they can safely experiment.

Hooker argues for democratizing access to public, shared workshops, commonly called “makerspaces,” which provide room for the collision of ideas – where inventors and hobbyists alike can collaborate, accelerate innovation and build community with magical results.

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Robin Hooker is UPS Director of Healthcare Sector Marketing. He is responsible for developing and executing UPS’s healthcare marketing strategy to serve the unique logistics needs of the healthcare sector, focusing on creating special capabilities and solutions that bring value to the healthcare supply chain.

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