‘How do we do well in school and try to innovate?’ ‘How do you know which challenge helps learn which skill sets?’ ‘How do we learn technology in-depth, which we have never been taught in school?’ ‘How do we know which solution will work?’
The bright, young minds of today are grappling with a new world that has unique problems. This, in turn, has made traditional approaches and tools inadequate. More than ever, there is a need to develop innovative solutions for different problems using resources, tools and tips unique to each individual.
Through her accessible book, innovator and America’s Top Young Scientist Gitanjali Rao puts spotlight on the innovation journey, introducing readers to what it takes to turn ideas into reality. Innovation is within reach for anyone with a creative idea, and through her own experiences, the author demonstrates that the journey is possible. Recognized by ABC, NBC, CBS, NPR, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and Marvel’s Hero Project, the gifted author uses exciting yet practical examples as well as necessary tools and discussion questions in her pursuit to equip young, inquisitive minds looking to develop innovative solutions.
A Young Innovator’s Guide to STEM strives to enable students, teachers and educators to prepare for the unknown future and help infuse innovative practices at home and in classrooms. This is an inspiring book with a compelling message: innovation is necessary and possible for a brighter future.
A Young Innovator’S Guide To Stem
Rupa Publications India
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15 September 2023
Gitanjali Rao has been recognized as America’s Top Young Scientist and has received an EPA Presidential award for inventing her device ‘Tethys’—an early lead detection tool. Gitanjali is also the inventor of ‘Epione’—a device for early diagnosis of prescription opioid addiction using genetic engineering—and ‘Kindly’—an anti-cyberbullying service that uses artificial intelligence and natural language processing. She was honoured as Forbes’s ‘30 Under 30 in Science’ in 2019, TIME’s ‘Top Young Innovator’ and TIME’s first ‘Kid of the Year’ in 2020 for her innovations and STEM workshops she conducts globally, which has inspired 35,000 students in the last two years across four continents. In her sessions, she shares her own process of innovation that can be used by students all over the world. She is an experienced TED speaker and often presents in global and corporate forums on innovation and the importance of STEM.