Dina Buchbinder Auron
Dina is a social entrepreneur determined to revolutionizing education. At 24 years old, in 2007, she founded Education for Sharing (E4S), a pioneering organization focused on raising global citizens through the power of play. Her childhood experience inspired her to reimagine an education where students, teachers, and parents realize their power within to be agents of change.
Dina has built a team of 120 committed individuals from diverse backgrounds with whom E4S has reached 1.8 million children, caregivers, and educators across 14 countries. During the pandemic, Dina and her team successfully transitioned to digital platforms, engaging an additional 5 million individuals. E4S employs rigorously evaluated social and emotional learning methods to foster civic values, empathy, teamwork, and awareness of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Recognized as an Ashoka Fellow, She is a Hubert Humphrey Fellow in Urban Planning at MIT and holds an MPA from Harvard Kennedy School where she received the prestigious 2018 Emerging Global Leader Award. Dina currently chairs the Board of the United Nations Youth Association Mexico and plays an active role in key educational initiatives such as Mission 4.7.
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