Workshop Details

August 8-12, 2018
Youth Creativity, Innovation & Sustainable Leadership Program
with Wuhan University of Technology

A workshop to explore the creative universe of young students for the benefit of sustainability. Organized in collaboration with the Goldmine Foundation.

Venue: Stanford University


A group of students from Wuhan University of Technology in China 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. An exercise related to personal brand identity for university students was launched this summer.

Key elements of the workshop included:

  • Conversations on the topics of problem-solving, idea development and emotional intelligence.
  • Exploration of self-awareness, gratitude and motivation to develop one's own personal story and brand identity.
  • Project work to demonstrate the process of innovation and develop leadership insights.
  • Drills to strengthen positivity, fast-thinking and youthful creativity.
  • Visits to d. School, Windhover Contemplation Center, Hoover Tower, and the Cantor Arts Center.
  • Visit hosted by Jessica Gonzales to Stanford Farm.
  • Conversation with Glenn Katz about Sustainability by Design.
  • Conversation with Pasha Nahass and Nadja Bissinger about their personal stories and individual paths to Google as Product Managers.
  • Mentoring by CSDGC interns.

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