Disaster Hacker

A pioneer in 3D printing, A. Dara Dotz combines her expertise in design strategy and rapid assessment to empower others through technology. As the cofounder of Field Ready, an NGO focused on manufacturing humanitarian supplies, she brings 3D printers to resource-deprived sites to produce essential medical supplies, replacement parts and more while simultaneously training locals in multiple countries. Prior to Field Ready, Dotz worked as human factors lead for Made In Space, Inc., a company that builds and operates the first gravity-independent 3D printer on the International Space Station. She has lectured at the UN, World Bank and Exponential Medicine and was recognized by the Obama Administration as a Champion of Change. Dotz has a BS in Industrial Design from MSCD. In her free time she flies drones, works on AI optimized cars and learns about medicine for remote environments.