What is Innovation?

An innovator is someone who looks at the world through the lens of opportunity. Everything around us is opportunity, and that is what the best innovators do. (Heather Emerson, IDEO) Heather Emerson and Sally Madsen, Designers and Project Leaders at IDEO, presented the Keynote Address at our symposium for women and girls on March 30, 2013. It was an amazingly informative talk on “what is innovation?” Heather and Sally also generously conducted a design thinking workshop for the girls! SALLY MADSEN Sally Madsen is a designer, project leader, and a leading thinker in social innovation at IDEO. Her work focuses …