Natalia Kucirkova is Professor of early childhood affiliated with universities in Norway and England and visiting professor at UCL Institute of Education. She co-founded and currently leads WiKIT, a university spin-out that supports EdTech companies to leverage evidence-based principles from the learning sciences. Natalia's PhD work resulted in the creation of the award-winning app "Our Story" and she continues to contribute her expertise in supporting top EdTech companies. She chairs the International Collective of Children’s Digital Books and is widely published on topics of EdTech evidence in leading journals including Nature and NPJ of Learning. Her research on personalized learning, early literacy and digital books is highly cited and was covered in The Guardian or Newsweek.
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