Marianne M. Szymanski
For the past 18 years, Marianne has provided parents with unbiased information on how to select products that enhance a child's development. The Toy Tips Research Institute is a year-round program of toy evaluation and testing that does not accept submission fees from toy manufacturers. She and a team of psychologists at multiple universities wrote an independent academic profile, which is the basis of her research.
Marianne has led her organization's unbiased play tests of over 45,000 toys and publishes Toy Tips report cards and profiles on each toy based on skill-based learning on toytips.com. You may have seen her on The Rachael Ray Show, Oprah, CNN, The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Discovery Channel, FOX, Lifetime or The Early Show and close to 300 local news stations across the country.