U.S. Digital Artist and Educator Nettrice Gaskins Meets with the Education and Maker Community in Barcelona

The U.S. Consulate General invited Nettrice Gaskins, program manager at the FAB Foundation, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) educator and digital artist to participate in a series of workshops and speaking events in Barcelona, including the 4th International Education Conference – STEAMConf Barcelona. During her visit she met with educators, city officials, high school students and directors of the Barcelona public network of Fab Labs. During her meetings and activities, she discussed the concept of ‘vernacular STEAM’ and its role in education, sharing the U.S. best practices and latest trends in the field of fab labs and STEAM education in the U.S.