Founder, The STEAM Connection
Danielle is a young Indigenous entrepreneur, author, educator, and inventor from Troy, MI who founded The STEAM Connection. She has worked in STEAM education since she was ten-year-old and continuously works to increase STEAM educational accessibility, affordability, and diversity for children. Boyer is now one of PEOPLE's Girls Changing the World, is a L'Oreal Woman of Worth, and was recently featured in an NBC special to share her work with The STEAM Connection. She has brought her work to tens of thousands of kids and shows no signs of stopping.
Rob Maldonado is an accomplished mechanical engineer, 3D modeling content creator, and educator. Designing new mechanical systems every single day through his model of the day challenge, Maldonado works to push the capabilities and potential of 3D modeling, while promoting education for the young and old alike. Maldonado is known for his replication of old 2D mechanical models throughout history in different 3D modeling software. His social media influence has helped him bring his creativity and ideas to over 44 thousand people worldwide through Instagram.