Dara Dotz is committed to saving lives by adapting new techniques in manufacturing and human factor design to global disaster relief efforts around the world. From training locals how to 3D print reusable umbilical cord clamps in Haiti post 2014 earthquake, or helping aid workers in Syria to developing a folk lift from spare auto parts, she trains system thinking with a boots on the ground mentality to local communities for lasting and cost effective solutions. 



To impact 1 to 1,000,000 lives through her non-profit Field Ready. Founded in 2010, Field Ready has deployed to over 20 countries and employees a team of misfits from engineering, design, social work, visual arts and civil engineering to view disaster situations from every angle possible, iterating with prototypes and cardboard, and working along side communities when they need it most.