F015 Education, health and how to raise independent children (Esther Wojcicki)
Esther Wojcicki is an accomplished journalist and a teacher with a very successful family. Her husband Stanley is Stanford University professor of physics and together three daughters: Susan (CEO of YouTube), Janet, a Fulbright-winning anthropologist, epidemiologist and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and researcher, and Anne (co-founder of 23andMe). In the short discussion during the Webit festival in Sofia, Bulgaria, Esther talked about how we learn, changes in the way we interact due to technology, the role of parents in education and of course 23andme, a little bit of politics and how the US healthcare system affects society.
Esther holds an honorary doctorate from Palo Alto University (2013) and from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) 2016. Among many many other things she is the founder of the Moonshots in Education Movement (MiE).
Learn more: http://www.moonshotsedu.com