WoW Woman in 3D Printing | Nora Touré, founder of the Global Organization, Women in 3D Printing

Nora has been a 3D Printing expert since 2010, passionate about how products are made: from design to manufacturing, using emerging technologies, such as IoT, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, robotics and 3D printing/Additive Manufacturing. Nora’s expertise is in building strategic alliances and strong business relationships. Named amongst the 20 most influential women in Additive Manufacturing every year since 2015, Nora also received the Certificate of Honor in Manufacturing by the City of San Francisco in 2017 for her work with Women in 3D Printing, and was awarded Community Advocate of the year for 2018 by her peers. She started her career in the Additive Manufacturing industry in 2010 by joining the online 3D Printing service leader, Sculpteo. After 3 years in France, she relocated to San Francisco to open Sculpteo’s first overseas offices. After leading the Business Dev. department from the San Francisco office from 2013 to 2017, she acted as General Manager of Sculpteo Inc until April 2018. She now serves Ivaldi Group as their VP of Strategy. Nora founded Women in 3D Printing in 2014 to promote women leaders in the Additive Manufacturing industry. She also co-initiated and co-organizes #3DTalk, an industry-specific and educational event series featuring women in the 3D Printing and related industries. #3DTalks are global events hosted in various cities across the USA and Europe. Pursuing her vision for more social inclusion, she joined 3D Africa as Board Advisor. 3D Africa is a youth and women economic empowerment program developed by the Youth for Technology Foundation (YTF), a nonprofit organization with years of experience combining education, technology, and economic development to transform economically challenged populations into self-sustainable communities. 3D Africa is part of the YTF’s Clinton Global Initiative 2016 Commitment to Action. As part of her vocation to contribute to the development of the industry, Nora is also Board Advisor for 3DHeals.


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