“Is Growth In A Down Economy Possible?”
Science Club for Girls (SCFG) has established itself as a critical player in the regional and national science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education movement. In addition to being an SBANE Innovation Award winner last year, SCFG was recently selected as one of six Root Cause Social Innovators in 2012.
In spite of the economic downturn, the organization has grown and its programs have become more robust. How does this non-profit organization maneuver a downturn to come out on top? SCFG is guided by a strong vision coupled with a collaborative leadership approach, based on principles of the Conductorless Orchestra.
Dr. Connie Chow makes the case for after school programs, and those in science in particular, as a wise investment in youth, education and in the economy, and discuss the challenges, adjustments and wins SCFG faced in the past few years at the SBANE monthly breakfast meeting.