You Can't Solve What You Don't Understand

You Can't Solve What You Don't Understand


Eric Berlow

Vibrant Data Labs

LaVerne Srinivasan

Carnegie Corporation of New York

Despite billions of dedicated dollars, we’ve failed to fix our nation’s schools – a story familiar to other critical social issues. This session introduces a new approach to reverse this story and enable lasting change, grounded in a simple insight: you can’t solve a problem you don’t understand. Learn about an innovative approach to mapping social systems that, drawing on the wisdom of thousands of stakeholders, created an unprecedented map of all the challenges facing quality STEM education.

Format: Case study
Event Type: Session
Track: Data
Level: Basic Understanding