Presenter Name: Tanya Thompson
City, State/Province, Country: Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA
Field of Work/Study: Puzzles and games
Preferred Method of Contact: Email
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone Number: 705-446-1815
Primary Website: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/tanya-thompson-9167091a
Secondary Website: http://www.marblesthebrainstore.com/
Social Media Links: https://www.facebook.com/Thinker.Puzzler.Gamer
Preferred Audience Type(s):
- Elementary School Kids
- Middle School Kids
- High Schoolers
- College Students
- Recent College Grads
Preferred Audience Size:
- Small Groups (Under 30 attendees)
- Medium-Size Groups (30 to 100 attendees)
- Large Groups (100 to 300 attendees)
- Very Large Groups (Over 300 attendees)
Open to Presenting Remotely via Online Video-Conference Tools?
- Yes, Tanya is available for remote video-presenting via Skype, Zoom or Google Hangout
Short Bio: Tanya Thompson is passionate about changing the world through play. As an educator and now an expert in the toy and game industry, she inspires people through toys, games and puzzles. As Director of Product Strategy and Inventor Relations, she travels the world looking for the next big idea. She was a personal friend of Martin Gardner and has attended G4G since 2008. She is also a member of the International Puzzle Party – a group devoted to mechanical puzzles. She is on the boards of Chicago Toy and Game Group (chitag.com), HATCH (hatchexperience.org), and SNAP Math Fairs (mathfair.com).
Honoraria are generally appreciated by our presenters, in addition to travel expenses. If you would like Tanya to present at your event, please send her an email or use the contact form below to make arrangements.