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Esther Wojcicki

MediaX at Stanford
Distinguished Visiting Scholar
Esther Wojcicki is an internationally known educator, founder of the largest scholastic media program in the US at Palo Alto High. She is also the 2002 California Teacher of the Year; a 2009 MacArthur Foundation Research Fellow; former chair of Creative Commons; chair of PBS Learning Matters; and on the boards of the Freedom Forum, the Newseum, and the Alliance for Excellent Education, among others. She was awarded the 2011 Columbia University Charles O’Malley Award and three honorary doctorates. She advises multiple ed tech startups in Silicon Valley. She is also the founder of the Journalistic Learning Initiative at the University of Oregon, and the founder and CEO of GlobalMoonshots.org. She is the author of Moonshots in Education (2014) and the bestselling How to Raise Successful People (2019). Her primary focus is helping parents and teachers be more effective at home and in the classroom.

My Friday Slate Sessions

Friday, October 18

1:50pm PDT