The “Art of Making” Foundation is a global non-profit organization driven to empower women & girls with a valuable STEAM skill-set by utilizing 3D Design & Printing as a tool for the future of cottage industry. We are focused on providing a space for hands-on learning using Advanced Manufacturing, a community to foster growth, collaboration & sharing to drive self-dependence, Innovation & Workforce Development.
OUR MISSION & VISION
We are dedicated to the following values:
Education & Growth: We foster a culture that inspires folks to learn by doing. Practical application of STEAM concepts using advanced machines to make anything in the world. A collaborative learning environment catered to everyone’s pace.
Entrepreneurship: By providing access to our space, tools, trainers & expertise, we seek to help our students innovate & invent, to be able to create new ventures. You can access our courses on Udemy.
Engagement: We hope to foster a growing community of Makers, Educators, Artists, Entrepreneurs and Designers, who collaborate & build upon each other’s ideas. You can donate to us by buying our customized products and help us educate more girls.
Women Empowerment: As time changes and new technologies come into the market, the workforce adapts to the new skills required. We believe that Indian women from weaker socioeconomic backgrounds are no less talented and all they would need is a chance to get acquainted with the skills needed to be in the workforce. We aim to equip women with the knowledge of 3D printing to be able to come up with consumables and eventually build their own businesses, thereby becoming self-dependent.