2019 Seriously STEM Award Judges

Child’s Play Communications is delighted to announce an outstanding panel of independent judges for the 2019 Seriously STEM Awards.

The judges are:

  • Diana Wehrell-Grabowski, PhD travels the globe sharing her passion for STEM with educators and children, promoting a lifelong love of learning
  • Liz Gumbinner, Co-Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of the Cool Mom Picks network which includes Cool Mom Tech, the premier online resource dedicated to technology from a parenting perspective
  • Jason Lindsey, a STEM Certified Educator, Science Multimedia Journalist, and Meteorologist who has appeared on television stations across America, including the Today Show
  • Patrick McQuillan, former Vice President of STEM Education, Liberty Science Center and manager of the largest planetarium in the Western Hemisphere
  • Alan Oppenheimer, Owner of Computertots and Computer Explorers, providing STEM education for children for 29 years
  • Andrew B. Raupp, Founder of STEM.org™ and developer of the world’s original digital, STEM education framework for people, programs and products
  • Reyne Rice, Global Trend Hunter/ CEO/ Media Influencer for ToyTrends, is a 30-year veteran of the toys, games and kids’ technology industries
  • Wendy Smolen, toy industry writer and ideator and co-founder of Sandbox Summit, an annual idea forum at MIT exploring the intersection of play, learning, and technology
  • Scott Steinberg, an award-winning trends expert, author of 14 bestselling books including Parenting High-Tech Kids and the creator of The Modern Parent’s Guide series, How to Speak Kid, and Family Tech