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Sabrina Merlo

Sabrina Merlo

Sabrina is the Maker Faire Program Director. She works on stage content for the flagship fairs (Bay Area & New York), and also runs Maker Faire's licensing program for locally and independently produced "Mini" Maker Faires. She also co-creates the East Bay Mini Maker Faire in her town, Oakland, CA.

Latest from Sabrina Merlo


First-ever San Diego Mini Maker Faire is this weekend. Maker Faire fave Russell the Giraffe will be there, along with MAKE and Maker Faire founder Dale Dougherty, and a whole mess of great SoCal makers. Read more »


Slideshow: Llama Radio, mollusks with horns, a robotic humanoid, Iron Man vs. dino and more from South America. Read more »

Jorge Crowe from Argentina and his toy circuit bending

4,100 attended the first day of the Santiago Mini Maker Faire—more than triple the 2012 Saturday attendance!   A fantastic array of local Chilean and neighbor South American makers provided workshops, demos, conversation, ideas, hands-on action and exchange. Gorgeous production design with real circus tents, blackboard signage that attendees could... Read more »


Buenos días from Santiago, Chile where preparations are well under way for the second Santiago Mini Maker Faire. Read more »


Over 50 Australian makers are coming out for Sydney's first Maker Faire this weekend at the Powerhouse Museum. Highlights include the "Mini Theatrical Facades" by artist Cliff Simcox, the Pinball Pianola by Sydney artist Lucas Abela, robots from Sydney Robot Workshop, and the "Wheelie Big Bin" boombox. Read more »

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100+ makers will convene this weekend at Santiago's 2nd annual Maker Faire, including some makerstars such as Pablo Curutchet, the Landfill Orchestra, Travis Feldman, and RE:3D. Read more »


Best Maker Faire promo video ever?! Watch and get planning to hop on down to Chile's second ever Maker Faire on November 23 & 24. Read more »