International Children's Digital Library Foundation
A non-profit corporation

  • Tim Browne - Executive Director (in memoriam)
    Mr. Browne has held executive positions in both academia (MIT, Media Lab) and industry (IBM, Thinking Machines and Instant Technologies) for more than 25 years. An inveterate entrepreneur, Mr. Browne has also participated in a large number of Information Technology industry start-ups.
  • Dr. Allison Druin - Director
    Dr. Druin was a Commissioner for the U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, where she helped to advise the U.S. President and Congress on issues concerning library access and use. Dr. Druin is also Professor Emeritus at the University of Maryland and previous Director of the Human-Computer Interaction lab where she partnered with children to design new technologies. She is now Associate Provost of Research and Strategic Partnerships at Pratt Institute.
  • Dr. Benjamin B. Bederson - Director
    Dr. Bederson is Professor Emeritus of Computer Science and past director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab at the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Bederson has also participated in several start-ups within the IT industry.
  • Dr. Ann Carlson Weeks - Director
    Dr. Weeks was Professor of Practice in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland. Formerly, Professor Weeks served as Director of Libraries and Information Services for the Chicago Public Schools and as Executive Director of the three youth divisions at the American Library Association (ALA).