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This year's topics include new approaches to scaling alternative energy sources, the changes digital technologies are bringing to traditional education, the growing significance of personal genomics, the unprecedented impact of big data and social technology on everyday life, and more.

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Dr. Idit Harel Caperton

World Wide Workshop
Founder and President

Dr. Idit Harel Caperton is an Israeli-American entrepreneur, innovator and futurist of global learning systems. She is founder and president of the World Wide Workshop, building visionary global platforms for learning. The Workshop’s flagship product, Globaloria, teaches students digital literacies, STEM & Computing knowledge and global citizenship through game design.  As a student at Harvard Graduate School of Education & MIT Media Lab, Idit pursued pioneering R&D work in computation, cognition and education. Her MIT spinoff startup, MaMaMedia, was a groundbreaking creative platform for kids on the net. Her companies and books have won numerous awards, including the Computerworld-Smithsonian Award, AERA Outstanding Book Award, and Jessie McCanse Award for Individual Contribution to Media Literacy. Idit is a learning theorist, education activist and opinion leader, award-winning author and mentor of young entrepreneurs, and she serves on several prestigious higher-education, media, and non-profit boards.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, October 25

2:15pm EDT