York School Think Forward Forum
Design & Thinking Series
York School kicks-off its annual Think Forward Forum and Fine Arts Weekend with a film screening of “Design & Thinking” on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:15 p.m. This 74-minute documentary examines how business people, designers, social change-makers, educators, scientists, and others are inspired by design thinking to propose, test, and identify creative solutions to 21st Century problems. (View the film trailer here)
On Friday, April 26, 2013, York School will host a forum on the topic that is open to the community. A panel of creative professionals, including accomplished York alumni, faculty, and Molly Wilson of Stanford's d. school, will further discuss the topic of design thinking and how it applies to fields from education to technology to science and more.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the overwhelming interest in the film Design & Thinking, we have added another viewing just prior to Friday's forum, starting at 5:30 pm in the Gatanaga Theater.
Panelist for Friday evening's Think Forward Forum include:
Dan Brehmer '83, engineering physicist at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, a Department of Energy multipurpose laboratory for astrophysics, photon science, accelerator, and particle physics research
Kevin Brookhouser, English teacher at York, and Google Certified Teacher
Dan Long '98, entrepreneur, hedge fund manager, and strong advocate for the arts
Kimberly Stone '99, surgical resident at Stanford University Medical School and medical advisor for Health and Medical Projects at IDEO
Molly Wilson, lecturer at the Stanford d.school and user experience lead at Project Breaker