Prototype was founded a little less than two years ago by Erin Gatz and E. Louise Larson. Founded on feminist values, the makerspace began in order to encourage and enable marginalized communities and women with the tools and confidence to pursue what they want. This inspiring and vibrant workshop is open and ready for makers from all walks of life.
We had the pleasure to meet with Sarika Bajaj, a board member of
“Located in a warehouse in the North Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Prototype PGH is a feminist makerspace with over 150 paying members. Our mission is to build gender and racial equity in tech and entrepreneurship by providing affordable access to high tech tools and equipment, offering workshops that prioritize the experiences of women, and cultivating a gender-inclusive professional support network.”
460 Melwood Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213