Graduate student in the Personal Robots Group focusing on Artificial Intelligence, Human-Computer Interaction, and Education.Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Graduate student in the Personal Robots Group focusing on Artificial Intelligence and Human-Computer Interaction.Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Meyerhoff Scholar and Honors College student who graduated Summa Cum Laude in Computer Engineering, Electronics Systems and Communications track.University of Maryland, Baltimore County
We developed the How to Train Your Robot curriculum to take on two pressing issues in making high-quality AI education available to all students: the inability to scale and to evaluate interventions in real classrooms.Randi Williams, Stephen Kaputsos, Cynthia Breazeal
In order to create a future where a diverse and inclusive citizenry can participate in the development of the future of AI, we are developing powerful K-12 AI education curricula that emphasize constructionist learning, designing with ethics in mind, and developing a creative mindset.Safinah Ali*, Blakeley H Payne*, Randi Williams*, Hae Won Park, Cynthia Breazeal
PopBots is a hands-on toolkit and curriculum designed to help young children learn about artificial intelligence (AI) by building, programming, training, and interacting with a social robot.Randi Williams, Hae Won Park, Lauren Oh, Cynthia Breazeal
We identify four themes in child-agent interaction: perceived intelligence, identity attribution, playfulness and understanding.Stefania Druga*, Randi Williams*, Cynthia Breazeal, Mitchel Resnick
In a nutshell, I make things – playful, purposeful, and beautiful things.
I am a proud daughter of Prince George’s County, Maryland, a strong community that inspired my love of engineering, education, and social change. Currently, I am a graduate research assistant the Personal Robots Group at the MIT Media Lab. I am passionate about using technology and education to empower future generations.