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Designing the Future with Game-Changers, Presented by SAP

Designing the Future with Game-Changers, Presented by SAP

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January 19th 2017:Design Thinking at School, Curiosity at Work

The buzz: “It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education” (Einstein). Curiosity is celebrated in young children, but often squelched by the school system and job world. Now youthful curiosity, in the mature form of empathetic, critical thinking, is increasingly demanded of employees to help their organizations break the status quo and drive innovation. How to prepare students to develop curiosity into valued workforce capabilities? Introduce Design Thinking in the classroom. But at what age? Can it be a college major? The experts speak. Linnea Garrett, ChiTech: “Think left and thi

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Linnea Garrett

Linnea Garrett joined ChiTech in 2014 as the school underwent a school transformation and is currently the only high school in the city of Chicago implementing whole school project-based learning. She was recently accepted into the Deeper Learning Equity Fellowship program, supporting school leaders to strive toward high quality deeper learning opportunities for every child, particularly from underserved areas. She also was selected to be a member of The Chicago Public Education Fund Educator Advisory Committee. Previously, Linnea served as the resident Principal in the Chicago Leadership Collaborative as a New Leaders for New Schools cohort member. Prior to her school leadership work, Lin
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Kerry Ann Williams

Kerry Ann Williams, executive director of Compete 360, co-founded the organization in 2000 to provide academic support and enrichment services to city youth and leads its initiatives to bring design thinking to under-resourced urban schools. Before launching Compete 360, she helped establish an LPGA Urban Youth Golf Program in Atlantic City, NJ, served as an assistant deputy mayor for management and productivity in Philadelphia during the Rendell Administration, and worked as a writer and analyst for various government- and policy-oriented programs. An alumna of Bryn Mawr College and the University of Pennsylvania, Kerry enjoys the challenges of developing effective programs and taking ide
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Andrea Anderson

Andrea Anderson, Vice President – Design Thinking, SAP Global Design, started with SAP in 1997 as an Instructor and Consultant in the Financial Accounting, Controlling and Project Systems modules. She then took on the responsibility for Americas Product Management team for SAP Financials with focus on Enterprise Performance Management, GRC, and electronic billing. In 2004, she joined the SAP Design Services team tasked to lead the organizational transformation of SAP towards a design-led development company. She managed and coached innovation projects applying a “Design Thinking” approach in topics such as analytics, user-interaction patterns, and social media. In 2010, she joined the SAP
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2636/designing-the-future-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap Designing the Future with Game-Changers, Presented by SAP https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2636/designing-the-future-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap The buzz: “It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education” (Einstein). Curiosity is celebrated in young children, but often squelched by the school system and job world. Now youthful curiosity, in the mature form of empathetic, critical thinking, is increasingly demanded of employees to help their organizations break the status quo and drive innovation. How to prepare students to develop curiosity into valued workforce capabilities? Introduce Design Thinking in the classroom. But at what age? Can it be a college major? The experts speak. Linnea Garrett, ChiTech: “Think left and think right, think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try” (Dr. Seuss). Kerry Ann Williams, Compete 360: “There’s a way to do it better…find it” (Thomas A. Edison). Andrea Anderson, SAP: “The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do” (Sarah Ban Breathnach). Join us for Design Thinking at School, Curiosity at Work. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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