Karina oversees the BrainPOP family of products, from the GameUp platform to the company's award-winning mobile learning apps, downloaded more than 10 million times. Karina has presented at numerous education conferences, including ISTE, NSTA, FETC, TCEA, CUE, AEP, SITE, Games for Change, Meaningful Play, Digital Kids EDU, and Games, Learning and Society. Karina was the keynote speaker at the "Full STEAM Ahead for Education Early Learning Institute"; and participated in the first Student Data Privacy Boot Camp in D.C. She also led a team participating in the first White House Game Jam, which was as awesome as it sounds. Prior to BrainPOP, Karina was a lead NYC Teaching Fellow. While teaching, Karina was a recipient of a Japan Fulbright Memorial Scholarship and a National Endowment for the Humanities Scholarship. She holds an M.Ed from Lehman College and a B.F.A. from NYU.
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