Emily Coker is a maker professional who is passionate about empowering herself and others through hands on learning and making. When not creating projects for the masses, she can be spotted tinkering around in her shop futzing with electronics, robotics and the latest in tech and craft. She is an avid comic and graphic novel enthusiast who enjoys drawing. Emily is also a contributing author for "Make: " magazine and Makezine.com.Kelli Townley is a lifelong creator and tinkerer. When she was a little girl, she built circuits with her dad, sewed fingerless gloves with a 1930s singer sewing machine from a thrift store, and disassembled electronics (like that VCR that kept eating tapes). As an adult, she's worked in video games, VFX/animation, education, and most recently, virtual reality. In her spare time, she's constantly doing hands-on projects like upholstery, cosplay, woodworking, and quilting. Kelli is passionate about encouraging makers of all ages and skill levels, and hosts frequent making get togethers with her friends and colleagues.