Co-founder, MakerHealth

AnnaYoung300Anna Young works from a fundamental belief that, with the right tools, everyday people can use their ingenuity to create devices that heal. Applying years of global experience with the Maker Movement, Anna brings prototyping tools and makerspaces into hospitals enhance the natural problem solving abilities of clinicians and patients. Anna is the Director of MakerNurse, an RWJF sponsored program to support inventive, frontline nurses. At MIT’s Little Devices Lab Anna is a researcher, leading the design of technologies such as Solarclave, awarded Best of What’s New by Popular Science, 2013. In 2015, Anna was recognised by LinkedIn as a top Health Innovator under 35