Michael, Chief Creative Officer, 12 years old by Anne Miltenburg

When Emer Beamer and I first spoke about her accelerator project, I was a bit baffled. Educating children to be designers? As a professional designer who had to go through years of design school in order to obtain the title, the thought had never occurred to me. Spending time with Emer, going through her methodology and design process, I became a believer. Unfortunately, in our current educational system we teach children out of creativity. Emer Beamer has the vision, the tools and the hands on experience to do things differently. 

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