Liz Whitewolf is the Education Director for the Fab Foundation, an international nonprofit organization dedicated to democratizing access to digital fabrication tools that create opportunities worldwide. A graduate of FAB Academy and a former classroom teacher, Liz opened an educational Fab Lab in Pittsburgh, PA, in 2015, expanding the program to include two mobile fab lab units in addition to the museum-based makerspace.
Before joining the FAB Foundation, Liz served as Senior Director of STEM Education at Carnegie Science Center and previously was a classroom teacher and out-of-school time educator in robotics, computer programming, and engineering. Currently, Liz is pursuing her Ed.D. in STEM Education at the University of Pittsburgh and spends her free time mentoring an all-girls robotics team and serving on various educational committees and projects in support of innovative and equitable education. Liz and her family are all makers and spend time experimenting and creating projects in their garage-based Fab Lab in the North Hills.