It’s amazing what one can accomplish when one has the support of an incredible learner community like Coursera’s. Today, because of the support of our learners, we were honored with two Webby awards in the Education category:
> First, the People’s Voice Award, selected by a popular vote. Big thank you to the thousands who voted for Coursera and solidified this awesome win!
> Second, the Webby Award, selected by a panel of 1000 renowned and esteemed judges (including Huffington Post founder and Editor-in-Chief Arianna Huffington, Tumblr founder David Karp, Internet co-creator Vint Cerf, and musician David Bowie.)
Winning even one Webby award is a great honor; winning both awards is an amazing (and unusual) achievement.
This award is meaningful and special to us. We believe it’s a testament to the passion and commitment that our learners, instructors and partners contribute to the Coursera experience. Everyday, we are inspired by your stories of how our partner’s courses help you gain new knowledge, advance your careers and change your lives. Honors like this motivate us to continue making world-class education accessible to everyone.
Thank you to the Webby Awards committee and to all Courserians for this recognition!