#2 Hipness: Lessons I’ve Learned from Makerspaces on Building Successful, Creative Communities

Promoting unique trans-disciplinary, creative thinking:

If you are an institution that works with Millennial stakeholders (or younger), focus on building organizational structures and operational mechanics to give them 12 months of operative authority over your makerspace. Their unique development stage enables Millennial stakeholders to be natural community builders who interact with each other fluidly and rapidly, creating friendships and brilliant, hip solutions to grow your makerspace’s creative solution discovery, culture, and outreach.

Artwork: Mikhail Karikis; I ain't got no fear

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Janos Stone

Janos Stone

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I love to (help people) make things. I work with a range of institutions to build inclusive, safe makerspaces that generate value. themakerspaceprogram.com