Sabrina Merlo

Sabrina Merlo serves as Local Response Lead at Open Source Medical Supplies, building an international community of practice across engineers, manufacturers, designers, crafters, and medical professionals around the world working in their communities to fill medical supply shortages stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. Sabrina was one of the creators of Maker Faire, the internationally recognized festival brand celebrating makers and creative culture. She spent 10 years with Maker Faire, curating content for flagship events, and nurtured a global network of 220 community-driven events in 44 countries reaching 1.4M people annually. Sabrina has developed science and tech experiences for NASA and The Exploratorium, has directed brand building campaigns for MOTO Development Group and Code for America, and has run active transportation policy campaigns for TransForm and Bay Area Bicycle Coalition. Sabrina is a mom of two young adults, Arlo and Ruby, and is a dedicated urban farmer.