Computer History Museum Names Sal Khan First Patrick J. McGovern Tech For Humanity Luminary

Khan Lab School
May 5, 2021 / 5 mins read

Sal Khan Recognized by The Computer History Museum

The Computer History Museum (CHM) announcedthe inauguralPatrick J. McGovern Tech for Humanity Prize winnerson Wednesday, April 28, 2021, naming Sal Khan, our school's founder, as the first to receive this honor.

From the Computer History Museum:

CHM is pleased to honor the Patrick J. McGovern Tech for Humanity Luminary:

Sal Khan, for a lifetime of achievement and his extraordinary impact expanding access to learning worldwide. Providing free online education to anyone, Khan Academy has reached more than 120 million registered users in 190 countries.

"The Patrick J. McGovern Tech for Humanity Prize program is part of CHM's expanding work in advancing tech in service to humanity," said Museum CEO Dan'l Lewin. "We decode technology for everyone, not only telling stories about the pioneers of our computing past, but also decoding our ever-evolving digital world with the stories of innovators creating new tech solutions today."

For more, read the full article here, and read the news article posted by the CHM.