Awards & Recognition

Egerton Ryerson Award for Dedication to Public Education, 2016

This award is given once annually by People for Education to honor Canadians who have been outspoken in their advocacy for strong public education.

WISE (World Innovation Summit for Education) Award, 2016

An initiative of the Qatar Foundation, this award recognizes JUMP Math for its work across Canada, Spain, Bulgaria, and the US. JUMP Math is one of six winners for 2016 and the second Canadian organization to win since the founding of the awards in 2009.

Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur of the Year, 2015

As one of Schwab Foundation’s Social Entrepreneurs of the Year, John Mighton has been interviewed at The World Economic Forum and featured in a blog post by Hilde Schwab.

Social EnterPrize Gold Award, 2015

The Trico Foundation created this award to recognize and celebrate leadership and excellence in social entrepreneurship across Canada. Watch the video or read the JUMP Math Social EnterPrize Case Study 2015.

Ashoka Fellow

Ashoka is the largest global network of social entrepreneurs putting their system-changing ideas into practice on a global scale. Fellows are leading social entrepreneurs that have innovative solutions to social problems and the potential to change patterns across society. 

Ernst & Young Social Entrepreneur of the Year, 2014

John Mighton was awarded a special citation for an entrepreneur whose achievements have driven large-scale social change and improved people’s lives.


TEDx Talk, 2014

John Mighton shared his ideas on the dangers of underestimating ourselves when it comes to math. 


Fundación Telefónica Top Three STEM Innovations Worldwide, 2014

JUMP Math is one of the top three innovations worldwide from 100 innovations that address the need for more STEM-proficient students.