Director of Programs
Barb Noren is a master maker and experienced educator. Barb has been involved with STEAM education since 1999. She has led Tinkering programs at reDiscover Center since 2014. Her work has been shown at the Kinetic Show LA, Two Bit Circus, and the Bay Area Maker Faire, where she won Editor’s Choice Awards in 2014 and 2015. She is a 2013 graduate of the Maker Corps program of the Maker Education Initiative. Barb is a board member of CRASH Space, a hackerspace in Culver City. Outside of reDiscover, she is an experienced sound editor, with extensive credits in film and television. Barb has a Bachelor of Music from UC Irvine and did graduate work in Media Arts and Technology at UC Santa Barbara.