Workshop Details

July 24-28, 2019
Youth Creativity, Innovation & Sustainable Leadership Program
with Asano Gakuen

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

Venue: Stanford University


Students from Asano Gakuen Senior High School visited CSDGC for a Youth Creativity, Innovation and Sustainable Leadership workshop. The YCISL workshop introduced topics that link creativity, emotional intelligence and mindset with a simple innovation framework to obtain life lessons in leadership. In this workshop, we premiered the paper airplane exercise to demonstrate learning behaviors.

Key elements of the workshop included:

  • Conversations on the topics of problem-solving, idea development and emotional intelligence.
  • Exploration of self-awareness, gratitude and purpose to develop one's own personal story.
  • Experiential learning of teamwork and team building.
  • Project work to demonstrate the process of innovation and develop leadership insights.
  • Drills to strengthen positivity, fast-thinking and youthful creativity.
  • Visits to the Papua New Guinea Sculpture Garden and the Windhover Contemplation Center.
  • Dialog about Sustainablity Design Thinking with Glenn Katz (Stanford)
  • Dialog about emotional intelligence and mindfulness with Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu (Stanford)
  • Dialog about Randomization Mathematics with Mackenzie Simper (Stanford).
  • Mentoring by CSDGC interns.

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