Sesame Workshop Promotes Robert Knežević & June Lee
“Sesame Workshop strives to make a difference in the lives of children worldwide by addressing their critical needs,” said Dr. Cole. “Robert will be vital in developing local initiatives and building meaningful partnerships on behalf of underserved children and families. Further, as Sesame Workshop continues to advance our effectiveness globally, demonstrating measurable impact has taken on increased importance. We are fortunate to have June lead the strategic management of our global research, which is an essential component that drives our effectiveness of our international work. These highly skilled executives will prove to be an essential force propelling driving the Workshop’s mission.”
Sesame Workshop is the nonprofit educational organization that revolutionized children’s television programming with the landmark Sesame Street. The Workshop produces local Sesame Street programs, seen in over 150 countries, and other acclaimed shows to help bridge the literacy gap including The Electric Company. Beyond television, the Workshop produces content for multiple media platforms on a wide range of issues including literacy, health and military deployment. Initiatives meet specific needs to help young children and families develop critical skills, acquire healthy habits and build emotional strength to prepare them for lifelong learning. Learn more at www.sesameworkshop.org.