Workshop Details

July 23-27, 2014
Youth Creativity, Innovation & Sustainable Leadership Program
with Asano Gakuen

A workshop to explore the creative universe of young students for the benefit of environmental sustainability. Organized in collaboration with GPI US.

Venue: Stanford University


Students from Asano Gakuen Senior High School visited Stanford and the Bay Area for a CSDGC Youth Leadership Development workshop. The workshop focused on discovering creative energy and experiencing life lessons in leadership through innovative thinking and action.

Key elements of this workshop included:

  • Talks with Jim Leckie, Allison Pieja (Mango Materials), Shivani Govil (SAP) and Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu.
  • Visits to the Stanford Environmental Engineering Laboratory, the Stanford Environmental Fluid Mechanics Laboratory, the Stanford d.school, and the Cantor Arts Center - to learn about discovery and innovation.
  • Discussions about identifying opportunities, emotional intelligence, instrinsic motivation and meaningful innovation for the youth context.
  • Exercises in fast thinking, teamwork, teambuilding, engagement, and emotional intelligence.
  • Mentoring by CSDGC interns.
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