Midtown Wednesdays: Building Culture: Creativity, Youth Entrepreneurship & Gaming

Submitted by Betsey Merkel on Mon, 02/13/2006 - 23:59.
What does it take to build tomorrow's innovation zone?

An environment with diversity, creativity and endless opportunities to participate in new business mediums.

Today, we need a plethora of training programs and environments for kids to build knowledge and skills in cutting edge industries, engage in project teams and sharpen their natural entrepreneurial skills.

Join us to learn how one Cleveland company provides opportunities for young adults to learn open source culture, build computer games, web design and the basics or robotics.

Forum Leader:

Ted Jordan, JordanTeam Learning LLC

Learn more about strengthening our entrepreneurial youth culture:

By teaching entrepreneurial skills, E City builds self-sufficient individuals prepared to be future business owners aware of their contribution to economic development in communities.

Spartan Youth Programs at the University of Michigan combine mentoring and team engagement to girls in seventh and eight grades interested in math, science and engineering integrating wireless technology.

Visit Intel's Computer Clubhouse Network.

The National 4-H Youth Technology Leadership Team creates new technology applications and shares best practices and information.

Coming up: Wednesday, February 22: NEO African American Cultural Center

Time: 5:00 P.M. - 6:45 P.M.

Place: Myers University, Chester Campus Cleveland, OH 44103

Questions? Contact:

Betsey Merkel, Network Development

The Institute for Open Economic Networks (I-Open)

Cleveland MidTown Innovation Center

4415 Euclid Ave., Suite 310

Cleveland, OH 44103 USA