Nuria Robles, Guru

Mechanical Engineering
Short Bio

Nuria is a Mechanical Engineer and Master in Quality, Environment and Occupational Risk Prevention. She worked as an engineer for more than 13 years until she fell in love with the world of FabLabs. She is the manager at Fab Lab León, where she has been employed since 2012, instructor for the FabAcademy and Fabricademy programs and mentor for the Educational Programs for children, youth and adults at FabLab León. These programs introduce Digital Fabrication and the Maker philosophy into the daily lives of young people, and are focused on finding solutions to everyday problems and training them through the creation of their future portfolio.

In this context, with women and girls as protagonists, in 2015 Nuria launched PODEROSAS, a program where girls from 6 years old approach technology combined with manual tasks to create original projects.