Esther Wojcicki, an award-winning American Educator and journalist, is famous for three things: teaching a high school class that has changed the lives of thousands of kids, inspiring Silicon Valley legends like Steve Jobs, and raising three daughters who have each become famously successful. As the cofounder of tract.app - the world's first peer-to-peer, gamified learning platform - Esther is bringing her award-winning teaching philosophies to classrooms around the world to empower young learners to discover new interests and deepen existing passions, while developing the critical thinking skills they need to succeed as successful young adults. She is author of the best seller How to Raise Successful People (2019); founder of the Moonshots in Education Movement based on her book of the same name; is a Distinguished Visiting Scholar at MediaX at Stanford, a 2009 MacArthur Foundation Research Fellow; the 2002 California Teacher of the Year; the 2011 Columbia University Charles O’Malley Award.
She holds three an honorary doctorates and was awarded the MyHero Global Education Award in 2016. Her three daughters are Susan, CEO of YouTube; Janet, Professor of Pediatrics at UCSF; and and Anne, Founder and CEO of 23andMe.com