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Kylie Aine Peppler Indiana University, USA

Dr. Kylie Peppler is an associate professor in the Learning Sciences Program at Indiana University. In addition to serving as the Director of the Creativity Labs at Indiana University, Dr. Peppler is the lead of the MacArthur Foundation’s Make-to-Learn initiative, an advisor to the Connected Learning Research Network, and a member of the 2015 National Educational Technology Plan Committee sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. Dr. Peppler is the recipient of several recent awards, including 2016 Mira Tech Educator of the Year and an NSF Early CAREER recipient, as well as other grants from the National Science Foundation, Spencer Foundation, Moore Foundation, and MacArthur Foundation. Through this support, she has authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications. Her current scholarly interests include theorizing how changing the tools and materials in today’s learning environments can help broaden participation in STEM, particularly among women and minority populations, as well as improve overall learning outcomes.