Idit Harel Caperton, PhD
Founder, World Wide Workshop
Dr. Idit Harel Caperton is an Israeli-American entrepreneur known for her edu-tech innovations, and founder of the World Wide Workshop, a global non-profit, developing platforms that combine game mechanics and social networking for learning. GLOBALORIA empowers users to become gaming inventors, productive digital citizens, and creative leaders in the global knowledge economy. In the 1980s, she pursued pioneering R&D in computation & cognition at the Harvard Graduate School of Education & MIT Media Lab. In the 1990s, her MIT spinoff startup, MaMaMedia, was the first born-on-the-net brand for digital kids and won numerous partnerships, awards, and recognitions. In addition to being a HuffPost blogger, Idit is a learning theorist, education activist and opinion leader on technology, award-winning author, mentor of young entrepreneurs, and she serves on several prestigious higher-education, media, and non-profit boards.