Senior Project Advisor
makerspace, inclusive spaces, engineering, design
This project is a comprehensive overview of efforts made in the ENGD Makerspace to strengthen community, make the space welcoming and inclusive to all students, and combat techno-centric norms and stereotypes that keep people from learning and participating in makerspaces. It includes research conducted on WWU students’ feelings and experiences in the Makerspace, which found that women and non-Engineering-and-Design-major students have lower self-reported feelings of belonging and being part of the Makerspace, and concludes with proposals on how to continue work facilitating an inclusive environment and increasing sense of belonging and participation for women, trans students, and non-majors.
Engineering and Design
Crow, Noah, "Making Space: How the ENGD Makerspace promotes inclusion and belonging, and its success in doing so" (2023). WWU Honors College Senior Projects. 732.
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