Monique is a software developer who loves simple fixes and a decent pair of shoes. She fondly remembers her math teacher who abandoned the curriculum to teach her Fortran.
An Italian sound engineer, she shocked her future course convenors by acing the entrance exam, as a woman. Stefania loves repairing at community events because it helps her feel connected to others.
A tinkerer from a young age, Halima hosts workshops for women who want to learn to code. Find out more about how she got involved with the Restart Project.
Aboubaker is a Restarter in Tunis who is an aircraft mechanic by day who got the “want-to-decipher-any-system” virus from his father. Read our interview with him to learn more about what makes him tick.
Meet Philip, a Restarter who was a VSO volunteer after degrees in electrical engineering and computer science. Then he went on to work in IT. Now he’s busy in his retirement volunteering and singing.
Restarter Faraz is a maker and hacker with a degree in Materials Science. He loves helping people, learning and solving puzzles, which is why he loves Restart Parties. Read more about what motivates him to fix
Ben is a Restarter, electronic engineering student and guitar guru who was “raised by a hippy in Brixton”. He cares about reducing waste and explains here why he loves attending Restart Parties.
Meet Dave! Restarter, parent, green ninja and “pentegenarian polymath with a penchant for poking around in things”. He loves pink duct tape, among other things. Read more.