America’s Economic Future Hinges on this Overlooked Educational Skill
— August 6, 2019
By Deepak Hegde and Jennifer Openshaw
The problem is that our students are receiving little if any support to guide that initial germ of an idea and help it flourish into a real business. School curricula have generally fallen short with respect to skills-based business learning and preparing students to lead. That’s why it’s time — from our classrooms to our boardrooms — to replace STEM with STEEM.
STEEM (science, technology, engineering, entrepreneurship, and mathematics) is the academic ecosystem that will prepare the minds and nurture the talent, not just as worker bees but as thinkers and creators and pioneers.
Read the full CNBC article.
Deepak Hegde is Associate Professor of Management and Organizations, Director of Endless Frontier Labs and Director of W. R. Berkley Innovation Labs.