adora svitak

watching/listening to her over the years..

mar 2014 tweet from Adora’s session at sxswedu..

#selfdirect @adorasv –

How do we teach curiosity?

Wrong question.

We’re all born curious-

we need to figure out how to  keep it.

#SXSWedu

[perhaps how to keep it: short]

this:

http://webtv.un.org/watch/adora-svitak-wfp-youth-representative-2013-ecosoc-youth-forum-shaping-tomorrows-innovators:-leveraging-science-technology-innovation-and-culture-for-todays-youth/2257875055001/

just imagine what’s possible..

changing the story – from oversimplified and silenced… to.. and they lived happily ever after.

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feb 2015 – tedxberkley talk (not up yet?):

http://tedxberkeley.org/

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article 2014:

adora post 2014

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may 2014:

adora usa today

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find/follow Adora:

link twitter

link facebook

wikipedia

her first TED talk:

interview with Howard:

http://getmadcat.com/video/106943/Adora-Svitak-A-12-Year-Old-on-Digital-Literacy.html

her blog:

adora's blog

beginning years:

adora's site

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love these:

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dec 2014:

https://medium.com/@adorasvitak/last-friday-night-8fe3c78482f9

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mar 2015:

https://medium.com/@adorasvitak/an-open-letter-e4555c8bd08a

In a different world, we wouldn’t be predator and prey, all hopeful eyes meeting cold shoulders. ……Let’s create that world, because in a different world, J, last night we could have been friends.

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mar 2015

Ending the Shame of Sex | TEDxBerkeley

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july 2015 – because sometimes I like to question what in the world to do with my life at 1 AM

http://adorasv.blogspot.com/2015/07/mind-over-matter.html

let’s work toward a world where our goals are larger than increasing profits, and our opportunities to matter are more plentiful than our opportunities to forget that once, we cared about mattering.

a story about people grokking what matters.

as the day.

thoughts_that_are_scribbled

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nov 2015 convo w/Jack

http://www.documentjournal.com/article/super-teens-jack-andraka-and-adora-svitak-talk-science-fairs-educational-re

jack – I didn’t feel like googling it, so I did an experiment.

adora—I think that’s the only time a human has ever said that.

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on home less nessunauthorized home less ness

Why You Should Think Twice About Calling the Police on Homeless People https://t.co/kEZGmPFckU

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/hardlynormal/status/1054428077432979456

The harsh reality is that the solution to homelessness is not a phone call, a police sweep or a shiny new app; it’s housing that people can afford.

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this isn’t (doesn’t need to be ) rare.

imagine – facilitating authenticity…

finding all the geniuses inside.. waiting to be seen/heard/loved.

ie:

jack et al

and imagine if we called – facilitating curiosity – school – in the city – as the day?

7 billion such researchers/entrepreneurs/happy people.. no?

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