Dr. Idit Harel

Dr. Idit Harel is CEO and founder at Globaloria, a learning network that teaches fifth to 12th graders computer programming and educational game making. An Israeli-American entrepreneur known for her edu-tech innovations, she has pioneered the use of new-media technology for cultivating creative learning, innovation, and globalization through constructionist learning theory since the 1980s. She is a published author and speaker worldwide, and has been serving on advisory boards and committees at the MIT Media Lab, Harvard Graduate School of Education, CUNY Macaulay Honors College, Colorado University’s ATLAS Institute, PBSKids Next Generation Media, MEET in Israel, TIG in Canada, ECNU, and Saybot in Shanghai. Idit is a former competitive gymnast on Israel’s national modern gymnastic team, professional dancer, proud mother of three, and holds degrees from Tel Aviv University, Harvard University, and MIT Media Lab.

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