Anya Kamenetz

Education Correspondent / Author, National Public Radio (NPR)

United States of America

Ms Kamenetz is endlessly curious about learning and the future. Her forthcoming book, The Art of Screen Time (PublicAffairs, 2018) is the first, essential, don’t-panic guide for families and screens. Her previous books are Generation DebtDIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education, and The Test.

Learning, Freedom and the WebThe Edupunks’ Guide, and the Edupunks’ Atlas are her free web projects about self-directed, web-enabled learning.

Anya Kamenetz is an education correspondent for NPR ( She is the author of several books about learning and the future. Her latest (PublicAffairs, 2018) is The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media And Real Life.

She was named a 2010 Game Changer in Education by the Huffington Post and won 2009, 2010, and 2015 National Awards from the Education Writers Association. NPR Ed won a 2017 Edward R. Murrow award for Innovation from the Radio Television Digital News Association. She lives in New York City, travels and speaks in many venues.