MY Fest

MY Fest

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Choose-your-own-learning journey of openness, digital literacies, community building, critical pedagogy, wellbeing & joy via Equity Unbound.

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Hello :) Welcome, and thank you for your interest in #MYFest22

The "Mid-Year Festival" (MYFest) will be a “recharge and renewal experience” exploring:

  • open educational practices, open publishing, digital literacies,
  • community building and reflection,
  • critical pedagogy, socially-just education and
  • wellbeing and joy.

Equity Unbound will host this open education festival experience virtually throughout June, July & August 2022, co-created with co-organizers from around the globe (Egypt, US, Canada and South Africa).

MYFest emerged out of conversations among educators identifying a need an equitable, inclusive, and nurturing virtual learning experience in 2022. MYFest hopes to build community and foster agency, by offering a choose-your-own-pathway learning opportunity that is glocal - global, yet meeting local needs.

Participants in MYFest include higher education educators, K-12 teachers, educational developers of any kind (including learning/instructional designers/technologists), librarians, informal educators, coaches, facilitators, and open learners everywhere.

Choose-your-own-learning-journey! Offerings will be interspersed throughout the three months, with a "buffet approach" (choose sessions that interest you) and "NO FOMO" principle: we will avoid scheduling overlapping events, so you can attend as many as you want within reasonable timezone limits.

The event is "pay-what-you-can" and "attend-what-you-want/can.

Formats include one-off workshops, deep conversations in the style of Virtually Connecting hallway conversations (which try to capture the conference water cooler conversations often had in hallways between sessions), and longer "tracks" where people will work together over several sessions to solidify and build on their learning in community. While some events will be announced as synchronous sessions, there will also be asynchronous material and activities, as well as a curation of artifacts and video recordings.


Our website is a work in progress at but you may find the following links useful:

Who we are

MYFest at a glance (includes a rough schedule)

Browse by Month & Browse by Theme are accessible from the menu and are still being populated.


We are committed to making this financially accessible for all.

We are offering a monthly "buffet" pass for 100 USD, or an "All-access" pass for 250 USD. Registration fees will support the sustainability of Equity Unbound to continue offering such learning experiences.

  • June buffet ($100)
  • July buffet ($100)
  • August buffet ($100)
  • All-access ($250)

If the full fee of 100 USD for each month interferes with your ability to join, the discount code "MYFest50" will take 50% off the costs immediately.

NOTE: to apply the discount code, when you start the registration process, you will see a blue link at the top left for entering the promo code - type it in and click "apply" and it will apply the discount to your total immediately. Remember after that to choose the number of tickets you want for each type of ticket before you "check out".

If this cost is still prohibitive (e.g. if you do not have institutional funding), we still want you to participate! Please email us at with the subject containing the month you would like to participate and the word "discount" (e.g. "June discount") and we will send you a special discount code for 100% discount off the month's offerings, no questions asked. If you have any other concerns, questions, or complaints, please email us.

If there are five or more people from your institution signing up, we can offer an institutional group rate for the All-access pass of $225/person. To receive this rate, please email with subject “Institutional Discount” and provide emails of group members.

If you are unable to pay via credit card and prefer to pay via invoice, please email:

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