Juliet Wanyiri has a background is an electrical engineer with a background in design and operations. She is the founder Foondi Workshops and is part of the first cohort of the Stanford FabLearn Fellows Program and is an IDIN Workshop Fellow. She is also both and organiser and alumni of the International Development Design Summit (IDDS) - an annual design and innovation summit organised by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) D-Lab.
Prior to this, Juliet was the lead instigator of Gearbox makerspace was one of the founding members of the FabLab Robotics Outreach Program which she has lead collaboratively for the last five years. This project took the third place position for the IEEE Presidents' Change The World Award 2013. She is also an affiliate of the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance (HEA).
When not working on design, you’ll find her travelling, white water rafting, reading, taking photos or spending time with her family and friends.