31/05/2017

WTF | Colour Sensor Flower Accessory

After a bit of a break from delivering wearable tech workshops, I got back into the groove and created more wearable tech fashion projects! This time, I made a colour sensor flower accessory! Women of Wearables co-founder, Michelle Hua had experience with a colour sensor by making the Adafruit Chameleon Scarf so we came up with the idea of making a detachable colour sensor flower accessory! The brooch involves a colour sensor and two LEDs. After applying code to the flora microcontroller, I chose […]
28/05/2017

Tech Nation Visa Update | Post breakfast event May 2017

On 17 May 2017, TechCity hosted the Tech Nation Visa Breakfast, Bridging the UK’s talent gap at RSA House. It was a beautiful morning in London and more than 100 people filled the room to find out more about this exceptional visa.  I say exceptional because only 200 people from around the world can be successful in obtaining this visa.  And that is because they will have proven to Tech City that they have an exceptional talent or an exceptional […]
05/04/2017

Women of Wearables at the Wearable Tech Show 2017 London

After Women of Wearables was born at the Wearable Tech Show in London in 2016, it was perfect timing to celebrate our one year anniversary by partnering with the Wearable Tech Show 2017 in London Excel this year! Over 7-8 March 2017, the Wearable Tech Show greeted 5,035 visitors, 109 exhibitors from over 20 countries on the show floor and 234 speakers over 100 sessions in the conference programme. Women of Wearables were proud to exhibit in the Launchpad along […]
05/04/2017

How 35 Kids Learnt About Wearable Tech in Manchester

After successfully winning funding from the Trafford Housing Trust, Women of Wearables delivered wearable tech workshops at Sale Library in Manchester to 35 kids (and some adults!) over the February school holidays. Our workshops enabled girls (as well as boys, mums, dads and grandmas) learn how to make their very own light up bracelets using conductive thread to build a circuit and sew the LEDs into the bracelets. While they built the tech and learnt about electronics, the best part of […]