Ex-Apple employees are attacking the mask shortage problem, and they’re starting with rubber bands
Fix The Mask co-founders Sabrina Paseman (left) and Megan Duong
Jo Ash Sakula
Last year at this time, Sabrina Paseman was at Apple working on the design of the Mac Pro. Now, she’s holed up in a San Francisco apartment with another ex-Apple employee trying to address the global mask shortage.
Paseman and Megan Duong are founders of a nonprofit they’re calling Fix The Mask, an effort to create a simple solution to a massive and growing problem. The lack of protective gear amid the Covid-19 pandemic is first and foremost a crisis in the health-care industry, but as states and countries start loosening social-distancing restrictions, the need for masks becomes more acute for people on buses, in stores and in the workplace.
As a mechanical engineer, Paseman, 28, decided to use the early days of the …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]