INNOVATION & GADGETS

THE MAGIC OF TOM

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TOM: Tikkun Olam Makers

About TOM

We're a global community of Makers helping people with disabilities (aka - 'Need Knowers'), develop open source technological solutions for their challenges!

TOM Makethons

Armed with a challenge, a makerspace, and 72 hours to find a solution, Makers and Need Knowers hit the ground running. TOM Makeathons are popping up around the world with a singular vision - to bring all the players together to create accessible and affordable solutions for everyday challenges.

10 STEPS TO ORGANIZING A TOM

1. Understand the TOM movement 2. Recruit volunteers and staff 3. Choose an accessible venue 4. Set the date 5. Secure local partners and event sponsors 6. Send out a call for challenges and Makers 7. Hire caterers, videographers, and photographers 8. Prepare the complete “TOM experience” 9. Assign Makers their challenges 10. Host a successful TOM

Our partners

Our partners represent a diverse range of leading global corporations, philanthropies and government agencies with a vested interest in technological innovation and rehabilitative resources. For the first time in history - we are collaborating worldwide, bringing together social activism, open innovation, and open source to develop solutions where market forces fail people with disabilities.

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THE GLOBAL COLLABORATIVE COMMUNITY FOR SHARING EXPERIENCES AND KNOWLEDGE BY AND FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, SO NO ONE FEELS ALONE.

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