Israeli-American Entrepreneur; CEO and Founder, GLOBALORIA
Dr. Idit Harel is an Israeli-American entrepreneur known for her EdTech innovations and companies. She is the CEO and Founder of GLOBALORIA empowering thousands of youth and educators in schools across the US to become computational inventors, fluent in STEM, productive digital citizens, collaborative and creative leaders in the global knowledge economy. In 2004, Dr. Idit Harel founded the World Wide Workshop, an EdTech Incubator for developing platforms that combine game mechanics and social networking for global learning. In the mid-80s, she pursued pioneering research in computation and cognition at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and MIT Media Lab. In mid-90s, her MIT spinoff startup, MaMaMedia, was the first born-on-the-net brand for digital kids, and won numerous partnerships, awards and recognitions. In addition to advising, founding and leading EdTech businesses. Idit is a learning theorist, education disruptor, award-winning author, a HuffPost Blogger, mentor of young entrepreneurs, and serves on several prestigious higher-education, media, and non-profit boards.