Mai Nguyen, GCRP 2022
Mai is an interdisciplinary designer, and creative social entrepreneur, with a background in mechanical engineering from the National University of Singapore. Mai enjoys working at the intersection between arts, technology and social innovation, taking inspiration from nature, craftsmanship, indigenous materials and processes to create sustainable developments. This includes creating INGO – an educational woodblock printing kit to connect Vietnamese youth to a dwindling cultural heritage, co-founding FabLab Saigon at Toong Vista Verde and working with global organizations such as British Council, Ellen MacArthur Foundation and FabLabs network to support a more positive and circular future for the making and design sectors globally. Once she also enjoyed building robotic automation systems for ABB Robotics Singapore for almost 4 years.