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TEDxSanAntonio Jon Hinojosa Cultivating Creative Leaders

Speaker: Jon Hinojosa Title of talk: Cultivating Creative Leaders: Arming Today's Youth with Paintbrushes and Video Cameras About this talk: Top CEOs in America value employees who have critical thinking skills. The problem is: Creative workers are dwindling because school systems have cut music and art programs. In San Antonio, SAY Si provides an after-school creative outlet for middle-school students who use art and multi-media to find their voices. The year-round program not only fosters creativity, it also boasts a 100 percent high school graduation and percent college acceptance rate. About Jon Hinojosa: Jon is the Artistic and Executive Director of SAY Si. He believes creativity can be taught and that it's not as simple as being right-brained or left-brained. "It's about the synapses firing on both sides to find the ultimate sweet spot," he says. For more information on Jon Hinojosa, visit: About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations) Video Opener by Rod Guajardo Music: MUSICXXX Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0.
Length: 14:24


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