A viable approach to increasing STEM starts with empathy…
The best technology, she says, is the kind that improves human-to-human connection, fundamentally changing the way people live. The secret? According to her, it’s all about empathy.
Lathan isn’t alone. Many leading thinkers and doers — from Arianna Huffington to Oprah — have touted empathy as a crucial skill for America’s future success on the global playing field and for an individual’s future success in America.
One of Steve Jobs’ six pillars of design, empathy has been hailed by Fast Company as a creative business’s most powerful tool and recognized in the Harvard Business Review as the single most important thing the school can teaches.
by Laura Zax