leaders using media, art and technology to empower and engage learning for youth around the world.

The MY HERO Global Educator Award honors individuals who provide access to quality and compassionate learning environments for students around the world.  These leaders understand the power of connectivity and provide tools and a voice for young people to share their vision and exchange ideas and values. These leaders demonstrate how we can use media, art and technology to enrich learning for students, parents and teachers. We are so grateful to these educators for their commitment to digital literacy, media arts and most importantly to serving the needs of children for today and the future .

These outstanding educators are leveraging the power of information and technology in our digital age to bring  awareness and understanding to help young people create positive change in the world.  

Yasmine Sherif: Winner of the 2020 Global Educator Award

By: Shannon Luders-Manuel
Yasmine Sherif, who leads Education Cannot Wait, is the winner of MY HERO's 2020 Global Educator Award.

Melinda Gates — Elevating Humanity Through Its Women

By: Betty Bailey
Melinda Gates' women heroes in Africa and India teach her how to uplift the women in their communities through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Dr. James Doty

By: Wendy Jewell
James Doty, M.D., FACS, FICS is a professor of neurosurgery at Stanford University and founder and director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education.


Produced by:by Jeanne Meyers & Wendy Milette
Esther Wojcicki shares her vision for a Moonshot Movement in Education.

Global Educator Award - Sal Khan Acceptance

Khan Academy
Global Educator Award 2017 - Sal Khan Acceptance video

Erin Gruwell Wins MY HERO's 2015 Global Educator Award

Global Educator Award - Peter Copen - iEARN 25

Produced by:The MY HERO Project
Peter Copen, Founder of iEARN receives the Global Educator Award at the 2013 MY HERO International Film Festival

MY HERO Global Educator Award - Paul Cummins

Produced by:The MY HERO Project
MY HERO honors Paul Cummins at the 2014 MY HERO International Film Festival

Global Educator Award - Elizabeth Daley

Produced by:Cassandra Brooksbank
Dean Elizabeth Daley is presented with the 2011 Global Educator Award at USC.

George Lucas Global Educator Award

Produced by:2011 MY HERO Film Festival
MY HERO Associate Media Director David Kelly presents a MY HERO Global Educator Award to George Lucas.

Mali Bickley and Jim Carlton Global Educators

Mali Bickley And Jim Carlton Honored As Global Educators share lessons about their creative use of technology in the classroom.

Rowena Gerber Global Educator Award 2010

Produced by:The MY HERO Project
Miami teacher Rowena Gerber inspires students to save our environment.

Cheikh Darou Seck - Global Educator

Produced by:MY HERO
Cheikh Darou Seck is the 2009 winner of the MY HERO Global Educator Award.

Organizer created on 12/14/2019 6:44:25 PM by Jeanne Meyers

Last edited 3/15/2021 3:50:37 AM by Shannon Luders-Manuel