#Rethinking Collaborative Culture
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
How can we use science and imagination to create a new global economy? At the March #Rethink event, Joshua Fouts, Executive Director of Science House Foundation, will be discussing how empowering young minds with big ideas can transform the future.
8:00-8:30 AM: Breakfast
8:30-9:00: Fouts' Presentation
9:00-9:30: Discussion, Q&A and Networking
About the speaker:
Joshua Fouts is Executive Director of Science House Foundation, a New York City based international non-profit that works to spark the imaginations of students worldwide about the excitement of science and mathematics. Fouts is a digital business anthropologist, technologist, futurist, and entrepreneur who has worked at the forefront of cultural collaboration, science and technology innovation. In the 1990s Joshua worked as a diplomat for the United States focused on cultural relations. He went on to launch and direct, at the University of Southern California Annenberg School, two think tanks—in 1998 the first ever think tank dedicated online journalism and in 2003 the first-ever think-tank dedicated to the applied study of cultural relations. Fouts has a lifelong passion for anthropology and the science of culture. He is a senior fellow for Science Diplomacy, Culture and Education at the Center for the Study of the Presidency & Congress and a Next Generation Fellow at The American Assembly. He speaks Brazilian Portuguese.
#Rethink is a free monthly morning speaker series for free radicals. Each event includes a 30-minute speaker presentation and group discussion beginning at 8:30am, followed by 30 minutes of networking before everyone heads off to begin the workday.
Grind is a members-only workspace and community dedicated to taking all of the frustrations of working the old way and pulverizing them to a dust so fine it actually oils the wheels of the machine. Located at 419 Park Avenue South in New York, Grind offers members a friction-free place to work and collaborate. For more information about Grind visit grindspaces.com.