Ann Friedman, Founder & CEO - Planet Word Museum
July 25, 2023
On this week's episode of Where To Next, Ann Friedman, Found & CEO of Planet Word Museum joins me to chat about this one of kind museum! Located in DC, this free museum explores goes beyond just words with immersive and interactive exhibits and events! Find out everything you need to know by listening to my interview with Ann!
Ann B. Friedman is the Founder and CEO of Planet Word and the developer behind the restoration of the Franklin School, the museum’s home. She was a beginning reading and writing teacher in Montgomery County, MD, for 9 years until her retirement in 2011. From 2010-2016, she served as the Chair of the Board of the SEED Foundation, the parent body of the only U.S. public, inner-city, college-prep boarding schools, where she remains a board member. Ms. Friedman is a director of the American Alliance of Museums and serves on the board of the Aspen Music Festival and School and the National Symphony Orchestra. She is a graduate of Stanford University and earned master’s degrees from the London School of Economics and American University. She is married to N.Y. Times foreign affairs columnist Thomas L. Friedman.