Creativity Forum 2013

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Audio recorded at Creativity Forum, February 8, 2013

Creativity Forum 2013

Featuring Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg

Friday, February 8, 2013
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
The Ritz Carlton Hotel

Featuring Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg on how creativity and resiliency are critical for preparing our children to thrive in an unpredictable world. 

About Creativity Forum

The Bay Area Discovery Museum’s Creativity Forum advances the importance of cultivating creativity in children, and exemplifies how the Bay Area Discovery Museum is a critical resource for preparing children for the challenges of the 21st century. Previous event speakers have included entrepreneurship expert Tina Seelig, author Daniel Pink, Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist Steve Wozniak, and creativity in education leader Sir Ken Robinson. Funds raised from this event support the Museum’s educational programs and exhibitions and outreach to communities where the need for creative development is most acute.

About Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg

Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg is a pediatrician specializing in Adolescent Medicine at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He also serves Philadelphia’s homeless youth as Director of Health Services at Covenant House Pennsylvania. The theme that ties together his clinical practice, teaching, research and advocacy efforts is that of fostering children’s internal resilience. His goal is to translate the best of what is known from research and practice into practical approaches that parents, professionals and communities can use to prepare children to thrive.

He has more than 90 publications, including original research articles, clinical practice articles, four books and internet-based and video/DVD productions for clinicians, parents and teens. His recent books are, Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Kids Roots and Wings, published by The American Academy of Pediatrics and Letting Go with Love and Confidence: Raising Responsible, Resilient, Self-Sufficient Teens. To advocate for parents’ critical role in raising resilient children and teens, he has appeared on CNN, NPR, The Today Show, The CBS morning show and ABC, NBC, and CBS Nightly News programs. He is currently honored to be working with The Child, Adolescent and Family Behavioral Health Office of the US Army and The Military Child Education Coalition to prepare military parents, health professionals, counselors and teachers to incorporate stress reduction and resilience building strategies for the nation’s nearly 2 million military-affiliated children.

Forum Archive

Creativity Forum 2012: Tina Seelig

Discovery Forum 2010: Steve Wozniak