There’s a revolution happening in the heart of Washington, D.C., and it’s being powered by the makers of the future.
The grand reopening of Fab Lab DC Thursday was an event years in the making, says the makerspace’s founder Phyllis Klein. A partnership between the Fab Foundation and Chevron enabled the group to bring new engineering tools and programming to an area in need of a STEM booster shot.
“This new facility will give students and teachers access to sophisticated technology, and together with Chevron, we’ll carry out our shared mission to empower students in the fields of technology, science and engineering through hands-on learning,” says Fab Foundation President Sherry Lassiter.
Fab Labs are makerspaces connecting a worldwide network of makers. To date, more than 500 labs have been opened in 67 countries, with nearly 1,000 more expected to open by the end of the…