Silvia Lovato is a children’s interactive media specialist turned researcher. She has over 15 years of experience developing educational games and other interactive features for children ages 2 to 12. She has worked on a range of projects, from formal curriculum areas like math and science to music, consumer education and emotional well-being. Silvia has spent much of her career with the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) where, besides managing PBS KIDS interactive products, she spearheaded initiatives to enable public TV stations in communities across the United States to collaborate in creating their own digital media tools. She currently researches how children understand and use media and communications technologies available to them. A native of Brazil, Silvia started her career in online journalism before moving to the United States. She has a master’s degree in Communication, Culture and Technology from Georgetown University.
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