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Katie Salen

University of California, Irvine
Katie Salen works at the intersection of play, game design, and learning, bridging the gap between academia and industry to create platforms that will better educate and empower kids. She is a Professor in the Department of Informatics at UC Irvine, and Chief Designer and co-founder of Connected Camps, an online learning platform powered by youth Minecraft experts. Katie is the founding Executive Director of Institute of Play. Her current work has a strong emphasis on the design of sustainable and equitable online communities, and she is on a mission to help make the internet more kid-friendly.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, June 28

3:45pm EDT