Wearable technology for empowerment

GIG member Rebeca Duque Estrada is a co-founder of Olabi Makerspace in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and gave a presentation on tech wearables at the TEDx IE Madrid this June.

Rebeca takes us through her own and amazing experience with tech wearables and its incredible capability of empowerment and communication.

Rebeca Duque Estrada is a Brazilian architect and maker based in Berlin. She is project coordinator for Olabi Makerspace, where she has developed courses and methodologies that open access to technology through meaningful experiences, combining high-tech with craft techniques, wearables technology and bio-materials. Her latest project called Wearable as Manifest explores the potential of wearables as an element that goes beyond glowing and conveys a message.

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