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This session aired at ScIC7 Science is Cool Virtual Unconference on Thursday, October 28, 2021.

The Power of Podcasts for Creative Innovation

Join Chief Executive Tinkerer, Meredith Halpern-Ranzer on an auditory journey into Wow in the World, the #1 podcast for kids that shares stories around new scientific discoveries and innovations. And get a sneak peek into how their new interactive podcast listening platform that will help you add wows and wonders to your classroom.  

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Meredith Halpern-Ranzer Chief Executive Tinkerer | Tinkercast

Meredith Halpern-Ranzer is an Emmy-nominated children’s media executive and the Co-founder and Chief Executive Tinkerer at Tinkercast, the company behind #1 kids podcast “Wow in the World”. As the CEO of Tinkercast, Meredith leads the vision and execution of business, partnerships, brand and marketing strategies and oversees day-to-day operations. For over twenty years, she has been a thought-leader in the children’s media industry, most notably at PBS Kids Sprout and Sesame Workshop.

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