Wendy Hawkins: Let them be scientists

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About this talk: The key to inspiring children to pursue science can be found in the curious and inquisitive spirit we all tap into as we first discover the world. Wendy Hawkins demonstrates why we need to inject a more experimental approach into our science curriculum to ensure that we stay connected to the scientist in all of us.

About this speaker

Wendy is executive Director of the Intel Foundation. The Intel Foundation awards grants totaling approximately $45 million each year, focusing on STeM education (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), increasing opportunities for girls, women, and under-represented minorities around the world. Wendy also has 20-plus years managing education philanthropy for Intel, including Intel Teach, a global teacher professional development initiative which has reached more than 10 million teachers worldwide.

About this event

TED@Intel was a TED-curated event featuring a diverse group of speakers from across Intel's organization. Jointly produced by TED and Intel, the speakers shared ideas and visions about "Future in progress."