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 Tennessee Knoxville

Dr Alex Tucker

Alex Tucker is a Professor in the Department of Child and Family Studies at the University of Tennessee, United States. Her research has focused on maternal surrounding pregnancy and postpartum as well as collaboration with projects focused on cross cultural early childhood experiences.

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