Partner Organizations

City University of New York-
College of Staten Island

Marta Cabral

Marta works with people of all ages exploring art materials, processes, play, and ideas in diverse settings. Currently an Assistant Professor at the City University of New York - College of Staten Island, Marta has taught at Columbia University, Penn State University, and Boston University. Marta has worked with young children for 20+ years, several of which as artist-in-residence at the Rita Gold Early Childhood Center at Columbia University Teacher College. Marta's scholarship currently focuses on materials, artistic explorations, and ownership of learning in early childhood and teacher education. As a speaker and consultant, Marta works with institutions to create and strengthen artistic engagement for communities worldwide. More at

Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia

Vina Adriany

Dr Adriany is an Associate Professor at the Department of Early Childhood Education (ECE) and the Head of Centre for Gender and Childhood Studies, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia. Her research focuses on the issues of gender and social justice in ECE, the construction of children and childhood in marginal communities as well as the impact of neo-liberalism in ECE. Her research mostly adopts ethnographic approaches and feminist participatory action research. She uses critical theories that include feminist post-structuralism and post-colonialism.

University of Wyoming

Keonghee Tao Han

Dr Keonghee Tao Han is an Associate Professor of Elementary & Early Childhood Education at the University of Wyoming. She earned graduate degrees in Early Childhood Education, and Educational Specialist from University of Arizona. She received her Master's in Teachers of English for Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and PhD in Literacy Studies from the University of Nevada, Reno. She Enrolled in postdoctoral work at the University of Victoria British Columbia focusing on Adult ESL.

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