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Dorine F.



Hometown: Canterbury

Organizer since:

January 24, 2013


What do you hope joining EPIK will achieve?

Kids love technology, in some sense they have no choice but to love it, my five year old was stealing my iPhone when she was 2, so we bought her an iPad and then the list goes on... But what we did was make sure she was also exposed to the "Maker Culture" not a hard task with Nick as her dad, our house is a giant experiment in custom made home automation.

How can we help support you to achieve your objectives?

My 5 year old is mad about Lego, we have not yet introduced her to MineCraft but that is on the list, one thing I love about MineCraft is its ability to teach 3D CAD without you even realising it as you are just having fun! and I know a whole pile of young people who want nothing more than to be makers rather than just consumers!

Can you bring a laptop and/or a musical instrument with you to an event, for yourself or your child to use?

I am the HR Director for, I am the worst coder, but I know why and that's helped tremendously when recruiting for developers and coders. I love to project manage and finding people is my hobby :)


Mozilla webMaker mentor, EPIK founder helping parents and teachers to value and promote engineers to their kids 7+ by looking for aptitude in coding, music or being obsessed with MineCraft and Lego to help them progress and experience IT as a whole.

What Dorine F. is saying about this Meetup Group

Great way to meet people and share our skills by helping our kids progress from gamers to makers and maybe learning something new too! :)

Our Sponsors

  • Mozilla Foundation

    Tools, training and event funding


    EPIK partner 2013 and 2014 @GEEKS

  • ionCube

    A place to host our EPIK events at the weekends for free and resources!

  • IDR Solutions

    JavaOne San Francisco youth sponsor mentor

  • BCS (British Computer Society)

    Funding to host our Gala event in May and so much more!

  • TreeHouse

    5 Free 1 year membership to their course on programming and more!

  • Profile IT academy

    Funding and support!


    Free to use space for our AUGUST event - Young Rewired State festival

  • Could this be YOU?

    From youth mentor talks to work experience at tech conferences we engage

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