Pantea Shakib

Pantea Shakib

Board President Pantea is a passionate mom to three boys. The founder of Ask Panta, a strategic consultancy, she draws on 20 years experience analyzing and streamlining businesses for growth, including product development and national branding. When not tinkering with businesses, she loves to tinker and build with her husband and kids. One of...

Kim Ayres

Kim Ayers

Board Member Kim has been a lifelong crafter, and being a direct descendant of the inventor of the spring balance which revolutionized Swiss watchmaking history, has a penchant for making things from tiny objects. Her dedication towards recycling, reusing and recrafting lead her to join the Board in 2014 and because she can type...

Lynne B. Clark

Lynne B. Clark

Board Member Lynne B. Clark has been working in Los Angeles’ non-profit sector for nearly three decades. Following her tenure as Director of Development at UCLA’s Fowler Museum (1997-2008) she began her own fundraising consultant business where she specializes in working with community-based arts organizations. During this time, she has served as a grant...

Aaron Kramer

Aaron Kramer

Board Member Aaron has been actively involved with reDiscover since 2009 and joined the board in 2015. He has had art shows in the gallery space, exhibiting works of collage and sculptures that feature recycled and reclaimed materials. He had been the Senior lead instructor for the first two years of Tinkering School LA,...

John Umekubo

Board Member John Umekubo is the Director of Social Entrepreneurship at Westside Neighborhood School in Los Angeles, and a consultant to schools in the areas of making, STEAM, and educational technology. An educator for the past 27 years, John is passionate about active, self-driven learning for children, with an emphasis on hands-on, creative making...

Tinkering School LA Camp

Tinkering School LA – One Day Camp

Ages: 7-12 Monday, November 12 2018, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM $120 per day Aftercare until 5 PM included. Additional care until 6 PM available for $10. Home school charter funds accepted for all programs. Register Now Beginning with tool technique and safety training, the day progresses through exciting rapid design challenges and brainstorming methods to...

Tool Training

Ages 7+ Saturdays and Sundays* 2:00-4:00 PM or by appointment (6 child minimum) Home school charter funds accepted for all programs. Register Now *No Tool Training on 10/21/18 (Sunday). This two hour workshop provides training on our safety-oriented Tinkering Mindset and the specific tools used in Tinkering Club. Learn how to properly use safety...

Tinkering Birthday Parties

Tinkering Party

Ages 7+ $400 for first 8 participants, $25 for each additional participant 120 minutes Submit Booking Request Tinkering Parties guide participants through a design challenge, themed build, or open studio sculpture play using tools, lumber, and upcycled materials. This workshop provides tool training and workshop access up to a maximum of 15 participating children....

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