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Monday, July 31 • 11:45am - 12:30pm
Panel - Building a Bigger Tent: How to Make Media that Includes All Kids

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Can you identify media that is designed to include all kids? Does your development process follow a framework that prioritizes being inclusive, equitable and accessible? Learn how producers like Toca Boca use content, art and functionality to create a welcome space for play and learning. Panelists will share their examples for incorporating research, best practices and collaboration to create diverse children's media, using a checklist created by the Kids' Inclusive and Diverse Media Action Project (KIDMAP).

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Sandhya Nankani

Founder, Literary Safari
Sandhya Nankani is the founder of Literary Safari, which has been producing and creates kids educational content since 2008, including learning games for Lion Television, E-Line Media, and UNICEF. In 2014, she embarked on an experimental journey to create her own apps for multicultural... Read More →

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Barbara Chamberlin

Game Designer, Professor, NMSU Learning Games Lab
Barbara Chamberlin directs game development and research at the Learning Games Lab at New Mexico State University. Her research interests include user testing (particularly, how to do it in a way that doesn't actually slow down development), and game design models used for development... Read More →
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Raul Gutierrez

CEO, Tinybop Inc
Raul Gutierrez the founder and CEO of Tinybop has enjoyed a long career in technology and the arts. Tinybop was built on the belief that all kids should be exposed to big ideas and that the best way to learn is through play.
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Ingrid Simone

Executive Editor, Toca Boca
Ingrid joined Toca Boca in 2014, bringing a passion for providing quality content focused on kids, family, learning and a love of most things digital. As executive editor of Toca Magazine, she provides relevant and relatable content for families on topics including play, diversity... Read More →

Monday July 31, 2017 11:45am - 12:30pm EDT
Room 105