George Lucas Educational Foundation
Emily Lee & Nanor Balabanian

Emily Lee & Nanor Balabanian


Nanor Balabanian is a 9th grade World Studies teacher in Redwood City, California.

Emily Lee is a 9th grade English teacher in Redwood City, California.

Both Nanor and Emily are Woodrow Wilson-Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellows.


  • Culturally Responsive Teaching
    Two teachers' research and ELA unit explored students' own family immigrant stories while creating a storytelling experience as a vehicle for empathy, community, and great writing.