People underestimate how powerful the media is for young people who grow up watching a lot of television. Through the media, we've established this standard of what every human being should look up to.
Liz Deslauriers is a learning experience designer with the Media Education Lab. Liz brings her industry writing and creative development experience, with expertise in crafting content for kids’ entertainment brands and products, to delivering workshops and learning materials that unlock the power of storytelling, media making and film education as tools for media literacy. A Rhode Island-based writer and consultant, she’s an advocate for youth media literacy education and coauthor of The Library Screen Scene: Media Literacy in Schools, Colleges, and Communities (Hobbs, Deslauriers, and Steager, Oxford University Press, 2019). Liz holds a B.A. in English and M.A. in Communication Studies from the University of Rhode Island.