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MakerSpaces: Preparing Students for a $5B Freelance Economy & Choosing Your MakerSpace Type

No other program on campus, in my opinion, prepares students for the freelance economy with the creative and technical depth compared to a MakerSpace program - coming from someone with freelance experience.

According to Market Watch, the freelance job sector is forecasted to grow from $2B now to more than $5B by 2025. With COVID-19's impact on the economy and forcing companies to seek expense efficiency coupled with manufacturing trending toward "on-shoring" back to the US - the freelance sector will become a more important and lucrative function of the US and global economies.