OUR TEAM


BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Maria Esquela – President and founder of APBLS (Alliance for Project Based Learning Solutions) and e-NABLE Maryland.

Ivan Owen – Founding Board Member, creator and co-designer of the first open-source 3D printed prosthetic hand and founding member of e-NABLE.

Peter Binkley – e-NABLE educator and designer. He and his son, Peregrine Hawthorn, designed the Talon Hand, the Ody Hand, the Flextensor, and the Osprey Hand, and were collaborators on e-NABLE’s Raptor Hand design team.

Eric Brewer – Executive Secretary and FIRST Robotics Mentor for Team Rolling Thunder 1511

Joan Nolan – Treasurer and volunteer leadership training force and Director of Engineering and manufacturing and logistics process initiatives at Northrop Grumman

Janet Fofang – Field coordinator and co-founder of Tassah Academy, WeTech Africa Leadership council member.

 

Contractor

Jen Owen – Graphic and Webdesign, social media assistant and founder of enablingthefuture.org

 

Volunteers and Advocates

Christian Silva – Give Me Five in Bogota, Columbia. Silva does arm and lower limb research.

Dr. Crystal Kigoni – Refabdar; Voices of Africa – Enable Tanzania and Enable Kenya

Unoma Okorafor, Ph.D. – WAAW Foundation

Robert Payne – e-NABLE / SUNY Polytechnic Institute Manufacturing and Operations Living Classroom Project, Utica, New York. This is the first distribution hub for e-NABLE.

Robin Sullivan – SUNY Buffalo; Open Recognitions Alliance

Jim Zahnheiser – University of Maryland College Park

Sophie Kahn – Lady Tech.Guild

Lee Williams – Plumcases Mobile Connectivity

Tracye Johnson – Local Motors

Janet Sowden – IRB Administration

Immacule’e Ilibagzia – Outreach to Refugees

Andrea Ippolito, MS – Cornell University – Outreach to Veterans

Heather Button – Youth Volunteer Advocate

Sarah Haight – Recipient Support Advocate

Sarah Esquela – Youth Instructor

Harisha Garimella  – President of Enable Maryland Chapter at University of Maryland College Park: eNABLE Chapter Support

 

 

Sustainers

Mark Rosenberg, Verified Volunteers

Megan Clokey, NIH 3D Print Exchange

Nate Otto, Badgr.io and the Open Recognitions Alliance

Dan Callahan, Government Blockchain Association

Christy Clark Hair – Fishbowl 

 

Special thanks to Michael Raphael and Mike Agronin of Direct Dimensions for their past support, training and creation of instructions for the Raptor in 2014. Your generous assistance has resulted in countless devices created and gifted, and a strong starting point for later innovation. It is still bedrock for our feet.