I am…a maker, a tinkerer, a questioner, a human, a daughter, a first-generation American, an educator, a learner, a designer, a wannabe poet, an optimist, a dreamer, a doodler, a seeker, a connector, a friend, a dancer, a musician, a singer, a basketball enthusiast, a traveler, a foodie, a thought partner, a work in progress.
Rupal is a Learning Designer and believer in the infinite possibility of the human spirit. For the past ten years Rupal has worked as an award-winning educator, curriculum designer, and teacher education specialist, both domestically and abroad. Currently she is completing her Ed.M. in Technology, Innovation, and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. While completing her program she works as a graduate research assistant with the MIT Media Lab’s Lifelong Kindergarten group in their Family Creative Learning project and a consultant for the Woodrom Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning. Rupal holds a BS and MA in Education from the University of Connecticut.