Past Member

Andrew Sliwinski

Former Research Affiliate
  • Lifelong Kindergarten

Andrew Sliwinski is a research scientist with the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab. His research focuses on the intersection between learning, creativity, and technology.

Andrew serves as co-director of Scratch—an online community and tool for kids to explore their creativity through computing which reaches over two hundred million children every year. Prior to joining MIT, Andrew co-founded the learning community and led learning research at the Mozilla Foundation

As a designer and engineer, Andrew has worked with various organizations during his career including Google, LEGO, General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, Toyota, The Aspen Institute, and Code for America. His work as a creative technologist has been displayed in The Museum of Science & Industry in Chicago, The Museum of Modern Art in New York, and Carnegie Hall. His work has been profiled by Wired, The New York Times, and Fast Company.