• Stories of Impact: Inventors

Arianna Anderson, Connecticut

  • August 16, 2022

10th-Grader Arianna is the inventor of the Epic Mask in 2019, which helps to prevent the spread of airborne illness using activated carbon and essential oils, and went on to donate thousands of masks during the pandemic​.

Honored with the Moving the World Forward Award by Raytheon Technologies at the Connecticut Invention Convention. ​

One of Invention Convention Worldwide’s 2021 Kid Reporters and a recent guest speaker at the InventEd Conference.

“Being an inventor requires hard work and determination. No matter how small a problem you are passionate about, it is not too small to innovate on a solution for. I hope to inspire other kid inventors like me to dream big and keep on innovating!”


Arianna interviews aerospace engineers Donna Groth and Julie Montoya.


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