The City of the Big Shoulders is abuzz with maker activities focused on collaboration and bridging the gap between tech, art, and culture. Dive head first into this community with the help of the Makers Digest. Serving up a weekly rundown of creative, hands-on events in Chicago.
Ray Doeksen is a Chicago industrial and digital designer. He is the Public Relations Director and member of the Board of Directors for Pumping Station: One, Chicago’s first and largest hackerspace. Ray was born in Detroit and is a graduate of Michigan State University. He served as an officer in the Michigan and Illinois National Guard, the US Army Reserve and on active duty in Iraq with the 4th Infantry Division as a Combat Safety Officer. He was awarded the Bronze Star for his service in Iraq.