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Video Game Innovator & Entrepreneur Vicky Wu-Davis Talks about STEM

Mar 18, 2016 by Sara Goodman


"When you put the questions to the kids, A) They become more active participants, versus just passively trying to absorb the information. B) is, if you don't know the answer, it's actually cool. You can put the burden on them to ask the questions, then say, "Hey, you know what? I don't really know." Or, "Let's see." You don't even have to say that you don't know. It's like, “Let's see. Let's try it out; let's test it. We can find it out through this experiment.” -Vicky Wu-Davis

Meet Vicky Wu-Davis, videogame designer and entrepreneur. In this transcript of a live webinar chat with KnowAtom CEO Francis Vigeant, you'll hear about:

  • The connection between critical thinking skills, entrepreneurship and STEM
  • How Vicky's degree in accounting turned into a software company in 2000 that provides technology for social games and virtual worlds
  • How these skills and experiences fueled her passion to co-found International Orphans Foundation and Youth CITIES

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Topics: STEM, Women in STEM

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