Kristen Kersh

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Name: Kristen Kersh
Organization: STEAM Punks
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Title: Co-founder
Bio:
Kristen has a diverse background which includes undergraduate degrees in Anthropology and Fine Arts. She has graduate degrees in Neuroscience and Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Design and Technology from Parsons the New School for Design. For the past six years Kristen has worked in various positions that involve education, technology and design. These positions have included teaching special education, math and fine arts in Denver and Chicago public schools. She has experience as an Account Executive at Groupon, UX Designer and Curriculum Developer for the Prototyping, Education and Technology Lab at Parsons the New School for Design and a User Research and Design Lead at LearnerX.

Challenge Entries

Jun 25, 2014 / 6 Comments / in Recycling, Education, Play, Youth development

STEAM Punks have created a set of kits that allow for children in Kabul to explore technology and design through making. These electronic kits support the development of critical thinking skills, creativity, curiosity and most importantly to ask ‘what if’.