Awards & Recognition


Impact & Program Quality

SXSW EDU Film Program

Official Selection, She Creates Change, 2024

London Short Film Festival

Official Selection, She Creates Change - Trang, 2024

British Animation Awards

2024 Audience Award, She Creates Change — Diksha, 2024

Tribeca X Award

Official Selection, She Creates Change, 2023

Manchester Animation Festival

Best Short Film for Children, She Creates Change – Dewmini, 2023

Cambodia Ministry of Education

Royal Medal of Munisaraphorn Mahasereywat, 2023, 2013

UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education

Awarded to Room to Read Cambodia, 2022

Library of Congress Literacy Award

Rubenstein Prize, 2014
Special Response Award, 2020

Vietnam Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism

Reading Development Award
Awarded to Room to Read Vietnam, 2019

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights

2nd Place Short Film Awarded to Room to Read India, 2017

World's Children's Prize

Honorary Award Laureate, 2014
Awarded to John Wood on behalf of Room to Read

American Library Association

Presidential Citation, 2008

Academy for Educational Development

Breakthrough Ideas in Education Award, 2007