Randi Williams is a Masters Student in the Personal Robots Group at the MIT Media Lab. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering from UMBC in 2016. She focuses on designing robots that play educational games with children. The robots serve as a partner in developing interpersonal and computational skills through play. Previously, she worked at UMBC’s Mobile, Pervasive, and Sensor Systems Lab and has also interned at NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, MIT Lincoln Lab, and AliphCom/Jawbone.