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LIONEL TAITO-MATAMUA

FOUNDER/CREATIVE PATHWAYS Outreach COORDINATOR

A graduate of Victoria University of Wellington's Master of Design Innovation (MDI) program, Lionel has always wanted to make a difference in the communities. He has been involved in various outreach programs at VUW which has helped form the foundations for Creative Pathways Outreach. Through Creative Pathways Outreach, Lionel hopes to see more Pacific, Maori and Females in the SEAD/STEMMD industry. Creative Pathways Outreach is an extension of his Masters Thesis, with a long term goal of implementing the outreach in the Pacific and Nation wide.

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PROFESSOR SIMON FRASER

CREATIVE PATHWAYS Outreach ADVISeR/VUW

Prof. Simon Fraser has had a major involvement with helping get Creative Pathways Outreach off the ground. As a co-supervisor Lionel's masters, Simon has seen potential for 3D printing and digital literacy in schools as a future direction for New Zealand, and in the Pacific. Creating new jobs, careers and opportunities for the future generation of makers around the world.


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JEONGBIN OK

CREATIVE PATHWAYS Outreach ADVISeR/VUW

Jeongbin is a senior lecturer at Victoria University of Wellington, School of Design. As a co-supervisor for Lionel's masters thesis, Jeongbin provided the scientific, engineering and material expertise needed for Lionel's research. Jeongbin has provided technical and software advice for Creative Pathways Outreach. He sees the benefits of STEMMD subjects in the classroom, making learning more interesting and enjoyable for both teachers and students.

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