Patty Alper is a board member of both the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) and US2020, the White House initiative to build mentorship in STEM careers. Drawn from her 15 years of mentoring inner-city high-school students, her proven Project Based Mentorship model provides an intuitive and scalable way to transform education inside high schools, community colleges, universities, and after-school programs. She is also the author of the new book TEACH TO WORK: How a Mentor, a Mentee, and a Project Can Close the Skills Gap in America (Taylor & Francis; 2017).
Patty Alper Show Highlights
- The perceptions of the skills gap
- What can be done with the skills gap?
- Whose responsibility is it?
- What is this new culture of innovation?
- Can corporations align better with schools?
- What would a partnership look like?
- Google’s culture of innovation
- How can we best prepare kids for the future?
- Examples of projects that students have completed
- Where to find mentors
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