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Science & Creativity

Cancer researcher Beatrice Mintz (b. 1921),
Cancer researcher Beatrice Mintz (b. 1921), via the Smithsonian.

“Even in a tough economic climate, we are still seeing projections that over one million STEM-related jobs will go unfilled in this country by 2018. The opportunities here are enormous both for the country and for individuals. One way to help us get there is to close the perception gap as it relates to creativity and technology.”

Our Definition of Creativity is Killing Creativity


The good news is that steps are being taken to introduce children to the creative potential of technology –– Murphy notes that The YMCA of Greater New York has started an after school program to promote STEM subjects, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg started Code to promote computer sciences in schools, and Girls Who Code is actively working to get more young women interested in technology and engineering.

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