|Women's Leadership Council Speaker Series 2015|
SPEAKER: Rosemarie Truglio, Ph.D. Senior Vice President of Curriculum and Content for Sesame Workshop
The event will take place at The 9, 2017 East 9th Street, Cleveland OH
About Dr. Rosemarie Truglio
Previously, Dr. Truglio oversaw all educational research pertaining to program development, the results of which informed both the production and creative decisions for how to enhance the entertaining and educational components of linear and interactive content. Since March 2009, she has also overseen the educational content for The Electric Company that airs on PBS Kids. Additionally, Dr. Truglio is co-editor of “G is for Growing: Thirty Years of Research on Children and Sesame Street” (2001) published by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Before joining Sesame Workshop in 1997, she was an Assistant Professor of Communication and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. Through her research, she investigated the effects of television on the cognitive and social development of children and adolescents. She has written numerous articles in child and developmental psychology journals and presented her work at national and international conferences. Dr. Truglio has appeared on numerous broadcast, cable, and radio news and talk programs, including “The Today Show,” “Good Morning America,” “CNN Headline News,” “Showbiz Tonight,” NPR’s “Morning Edition,” and has been interviewed by reporters from a variety of national newspapers and news agencies.