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Sharon Marzouk


Sharon is the Instructional Technology Coordinator for Woodland School and Founder of with a passion for design thinking. She has led many robotics programs for kids, from Wizbots to being a mentor at Hack the Future. She sees robotics as a way to inspire kids to experiment, invent, learn, and collaborate. She partnered with Willow Garage to develop and lead the PR2 interactive exhibit at The Tech Museum. She plans to continue growing to encourage robotics education and provide resources, products and educational material to educators, kids and parents. Sharon has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University, and tinkers in art, photography, traveling, entrepreneurship, and creating just about anything.

by   -   October 3, 2013


Sharon Marzouk with a class of excited youngsters and their Thymio-based creations.
Sharon has found classroom robotics is an excellent motivator for independent learning and discovery: “The way I see it, if we can get kids programming robots at the age of seven, by the time they are in high school and beyond, they’ll be doing something even more amazing.”

With a background in mechanical engineering and an interest in design, engineering and working with kids, I happened into robotics education – and now I’ve been happily teaching and involved for five years.