Rachael Yeung

26/10/2016

How we won funding to deliver Wearable Tech Workshops

CEO, Debbie Edwards of FDisrupters, a start-up in Liverpool approached Women of Wearables to deliver our wearable tech workshop. The goal was to inspire 10 young girls aged 14-18 in her 14 week pilot program of workshops on confidence, self belief and tech skills. As with most challenges start-ups face, Debbie was waiting for funding to enable us to deliver our workshops.   Our Wearable Tech Assistant, Rachael Yeung from Liverpool used her initiative and discovered a funding avenue through Awesome […]
17/08/2016
WTF wearable tech fashion uv sensor sunscreen reminder hat adafruit wearables wearable tech technology assistant Rachael Yeung project

WTF | Wearable Tech Fashion | UV Sensor Hat

Our wearable technology assistant Rachael Yeung has been busy yet again creating more wearable tech! This time it is a UV sensor hat that reminds you to reapply your sunscreen. With summer being quite hot this year, we definitely need to ensure we are sun safe! Rachael explains how she made the wearable tech UV hat with Adafruit’s instructions. Having experience and skills from the previous wearable tech projects; LED light up shoes, and the Self Lighting Bag; the UV […]
03/08/2016
manchester girl geeks bar camp #bracamp rachael young wearable tech assistant speaks at the annual event

What Does a Wearable Tech Assistant Do? Manchester Girl Geeks #BraCamp

Manchester Girl Geeks ran their fourth annual #BraCamp on Saturday 9th July 2016 at the awesome Autotraders office in Manchester.  Our wearable tech assistant Rachael Yeung volunteered to speak to fellow girl (and boy geeks) about her new role as a wearable tech assistant and wearable tech projects she has been working on. Here is Rachael’s experience of her first Girl Geeks barcamp.   The Manchester Girl Geeks barcamp is an “unconference” where all the attendees have the opportunity to be speakers.  They choose a […]
21/07/2016
Invisible Dust program Project Human Sensor European City of Science Manchester Air Pollution Climate Chance Rachael Yeung Wearable Tech Assistant

WTF | Wearable Tech Fashion | The Human Sensor

Our wearable tech assistant Rachael Yeung has been working on an exciting climate change project with Invisible Dust called the Human Sensor. The Human Sensor was designed by London artist Kasia Molga  who brought to her project up North to Manchester as part of the European City of Science Festival. It is a wearable cape which consists of a mask and sensors to collect the air pollution that the wearer breathes in. The concept of the Human Sensor project is […]