How Do We Grow and Nurture Innovation?

If the next generation is going to be successful, they have to think entrepreneurially and innovatively. How do we create a skill set that will encourage these capacities in young people? What kind of environment will foster creative thinking and entrepreneurial drive? Driving critical change among the major problems facing our World requires a climate of collaboration across disciplines - something major research universities must do - and very, very well. Stanford University Professor John Hennessy speaks with venture capital investor John Doerr about harnessing and encouraging innovation in education.

Festival: 2009

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