Anna Waldman-Brown works with Autodesk, the Fab Lab network, and grassroots innovators across 50+ countries to foster creative problem-solving and sustainable development. She advises policy-makers on supporting local hardware ecosystems through the Maker Movement— including government representatives from the United States, India, Taiwan, Iceland, Ghana, Colombia, and Germany. She co-organized the public Fab Fest for the annual fab lab conferences in Barcelona and Boston, as well as the first Maker Fest in India. She is a Fulbright fellow and holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Physics and Writing from MIT. When not consulting abroad, she is building an eco-village of DIY houses in a Northern California parking lot.