Expertise, and support from employees of :


Dematic North America, Ford, Frederick Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Genius Phone Repair, Gentex, Herman Miller Incorporated (HMI), Huntington Bank, Innotech, Izzy+, Johnson Controls Incorporated (JCI), Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Pratt Whitney Canada (PWC),  TEDx, Tiger Studios, X-Rite Expertise


Faculty, students and/or administration members at:


Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Valley State University

Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University.

Purdue University

University of Barcelona

University of Maryland


Program Partners:

Tiger Studio Design, who co leads the August Prototype Accelerator Program

See this Tiger Studio link


Izzy+ project sponsor for the November Design Program


Nicaragua Partners

The National Autonomous University of Nicaragua, Managua ,

FAREM Carazo ,  FAREM Chontales , FAREM Estelí ,  and  FAREM Matagalpa


CENAC School of Language and Culture

These people have been of great help in many ways to each group.


Go for Hope


Hester J. Hodgdon Libraries For All Program




Natural Doctors International


Planting Hope/Sembrando Esperanzas

This organization is doing amazing things in the arts in the Matagalpa area.


La Universidad Americana (UAM)




Ghana Partners

Appropriate Technology in Ghana.  Dr. Kofi Sam

University of Education Winneba, Ghana


SACOST stands for Centre for School and Community Science and Technology Studies.

Global Mommas has an internship position and is a really interesting entrepreneurial model:


Empowering people to change their world with their resources

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