Profile

Cover photo
Esther Wojcicki
Works at Learning Matters
Attended University of California, Berkeley
Lives in Stanford University
46,936 followers|9,555,849 views
AboutPostsPhotosYouTube+1's

Stream

Esther Wojcicki

Shared publicly  - 
 
Knowing your DNA is the best way to take care of yourself
Consumers are tired of perfection,’ says Daniela Walker, trend forecaster at The Future Laboratory. ‘They want to be optimal versions of themselves.’ Welcome to the year of the Optimised Self — the latest high-concept approach to health and beauty that’s sweeping the industry. Its proponents want access to your DNA, the tightly wound set of codes and instructions that hold the complete building plan for every bit of your body, with a view to pers...
6
Add a comment...

Esther Wojcicki

Shared publicly  - 
 
The apps are coming
6
ERY FERRO's profile photo
 
Amiga, daqui a pouco, haverá aplicativo pra nos ensinar como usar o wc!
 ·  Translate
Add a comment...

Esther Wojcicki

Shared publicly  - 
 
Hope this could be the answer. So many people die each year from malaria
9
2
francisco echeverria's profile photoVane Kitrozoski's profile photo
Add a comment...

Esther Wojcicki

Shared publicly  - 
 
They are checking websites multiple times per day...worried about their kids.
Information has become the new barometer of what makes a “good mother.”
5
1
Djeverson Frank Lux's profile photoRicardo Blanco (Mr. White)'s profile photo
 
Aceito
Add a comment...

Esther Wojcicki

Shared publicly  - 
 
Depression is a first world problem
It’s not easy to shrug off the widespread — and false — belief that depression is a failure of the will.
8
2
Jason Doege's profile photoScott Montague's profile photoRich Schurter's profile photoRicardo Blanco (Mr. White)'s profile photo
2 comments
 
I like their comment on "just change your perspective" to get out of the negative thought loop.
Add a comment...

Esther Wojcicki

Shared publicly  - 
 
Anything is better than nothing
Two new studies suggest that the ideal dose of exercise for a long life is a bit more than many of us currently believe we should get, but less than many of us might expect.
3
Add a comment...
In her circles
3,118 people
Have her in circles
46,936 people
Jaylaan Bell-Colley's profile photo
larry FOREST's profile photo
Graeme Campbell's profile photo
Helmut Hochmeister's profile photo
stephen ombugaku's profile photo
Courtney Lowery's profile photo
Ian Cumming's profile photo
Suzanne Ashley's profile photo
Flivio D'Andrea's profile photo
 
Educating students for the 21st century job world
10
Peter J. Moran's profile photo
 
Nice video Esther it was like a mini TEd Talk.  Thanks!
Add a comment...

Esther Wojcicki

Shared publicly  - 
 
The collapse of the merger had more to do with the specifics of this particular deal than a return to the 1970s, when the federal government last engaged in energetic trust busting.
6
Add a comment...

Esther Wojcicki

Shared publicly  - 
 
It is hard to imagine the world without YouTube...and it was launched only ten years ago
9
1
James Stansell (Jester of Fabulous)'s profile photofrancisco echeverria's profile photo
 
That's amazing to realize.

Add a comment...

Esther Wojcicki

Shared publicly  - 
 
Stay tuned...could be exciting
8
Chatla Sunil's profile photo
 
Hiii
Add a comment...
 
Any exercise is better than sitting
Two new studies suggest that the ideal dose of exercise for a long life is a bit more than many of us currently believe we should get, but less than many of us might expect.
7
Add a comment...

Esther Wojcicki

Shared publicly  - 
 
Progress...
Two advances in tests for the genes that carry an added risk of breast cancer promise to make the process less expensive and more precise.
4
Add a comment...
People
In her circles
3,118 people
Have her in circles
46,936 people
Jaylaan Bell-Colley's profile photo
larry FOREST's profile photo
Graeme Campbell's profile photo
Helmut Hochmeister's profile photo
stephen ombugaku's profile photo
Courtney Lowery's profile photo
Ian Cumming's profile photo
Suzanne Ashley's profile photo
Flivio D'Andrea's profile photo
Education
  • University of California, Berkeley
    English/Political Science
  • University of California, Berkeley
    Journalism
  • Sorbonne
    History
  • University of Geneva
    International Relations
Basic Information
Gender
Female
Story
Tagline
Teacher and journalist
Introduction
I am very interested in making education more effective.  I am Chair of the Board of Learning Matters and Vice Chair of Creative Commons.  I founded the Palo Alto High School Journalism program that is now the largest in the US.   I love discussing ways to improve education within the current system.
Work
Occupation
Vice Chair of Creative Commons
Employment
  • Learning Matters
    Chair of the Board, 2010 - present
  • Creative Commons
    V.Chairperson, 2007 - present
  • Hewlett Foundation
    Consultant, 2007 - present
  • Carnegie Foundation
    Consultant, 2009 - present
  • Palo Alto High School
    Educator/Education Tech Consultant, 1984 - present
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Stanford University
Previously
Los Angeles - Geneva, Switzerland - Paris, France
Links
Other profiles
Contributor to
Esther Wojcicki's +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
ClassBadges Award Student Badges
www.teacherspayteachers.com

ClassBadges.com • Free and easy online tool to award badges to students for all learning experiences and academic mastery • Customized for i

Getting the most from 23andMe
www.irishtimes.com

Genomics finding a competitive place online

How Successful People Spend Their Weekends
www.forbes.com

As co-founder of Hotwire.com and CEO of Zillow for the last seven years, 39-year-old Spencer Rascoff fits most people’s definition of succes

Nutritional Yeast to Prevent the Common Cold | NutritionFacts.org
nutritionfacts.org

Beta glucan fiber in nutritional yeast may improve immune function but there is a concern about lead contamination in some brands.

23andMe Will Start Developing Its Own Drugs - TechBeat
techbeat.com

In a new push to progress medicine, 23andMe has announced it will be developing its own drugs.

The Ellen Pao Trial: What Do We Mean By “Discrimination”? - The New Yorker
www.newyorker.com

The case of a former partner at a venerable Silicon Valley firm shows how significantly our understanding of discrimination has changed.

The ABC of Gender Equality in Education | OECD READ edition
www.keepeek.com

This fascinating compilation of the recent data on gender differences in education presents a wealth of data, analysed from a multitude of a

23andMe Appoints Kate Black as Privacy Officer and Corporate Counsel
www.prnewswire.com

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- 23andMe, the leading personal genetics company, today...

Cadillac Gets Daring With Richard Linklater, Steve Wozniak, Anne Wojcick...
www.fastcocreate.com

New spot directed by Doug Liman aligns the brand with creative rebellion.

The World This Week: Marx Returns From the Grave - Fair Observer
www.fairobserver.com

Misjudgment and poor policy choices have led to the Greek crisis and Ukrainian conflict.

FDA Regulators Ease Just a Tiny Bit Their Stranglehold on Direct-to-Cons...
reason.com

FDA banned 23andMe from offering genetic testing health information to consumers who had paid for it.

Teaching with technology, for a new generation | Harvard Magazine Mar-Ap...
harvardmagazine.com

From the “Teaching Machine” to the promise of twenty-first-century learning technology

Equation cyberspies use unrivaled, NSA-style techniques to hit Iran, Russia
www.pcworld.com

The group's attack on hard-drive firmware is one of the most advanced ever discovered, Kaspersky Lab said

HOW TO DISRUPT UNEMPLOYMENT
iiij.org

Some say all jobs may be automated. Perhaps next thing consumption will be automated, too, and then we are really in trouble. Seriously, som