Allie is a 14-year-old maker, builder, and award-winning patented inventor. Since a young age, Allie has had a passion for making and creating, using all kinds of tools and materials. Throughout the past few years, Allie has received numerous recognitions, such as hosting Mythbusters Jr., winning first place innovator in the Smithsonian Spark!Lab Invent It challenge, and being named one of the top ten young scientists in the country by 3M and Discovery Education. Some of Allie's amazing innovations include a patented wearable frost bite warning system, as well as a respiratory therapy tool for kids called the Blowdart Spirometer. Allie uses her YouTube channel "Tech-nic-Allie Speaking" to inspire people of all ages to build, make and, create. At the beginning of the pandemic, she organized a global collaboration, called "#StayInPlayin" which consisted of almost 50 STEM youth making videos to keep kids at home playing and learning. Allie believes that "Kids are not the future, we are here now. We are not going to change the world someday, we already are." Make sure to follow Allie's Youtube channel and find her on Instagram @tech_nic_allie. We are so excited to welcome her to the Class of 2021 WaveMakers!