The Patterson Foundation Hosts Best-selling Author Daniel Pink

Posted on March 09, 2011 by The Patterson Foundation

Daniel Pink, author of the best sellers "Drive" and "A Whole New Mind," addressed Sarasota-area representatives from local arts, science, history and environmental organizations, local educators and philanthropists during a luncheon at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center on March 9.

Pink's speech, "Motivating Students to Become Tomorrow's Innovators and Problem Solvers," is a subject on which he has strong opinions. In his book, "Drive," Pink's theory on education focuses on school systems that use with very little innovation.

During an interview with Pink following the luncheon, he offered the following insight,  "I think Sarasota, in a large part due to The Patterson Foundation, is doing an incredible job of linking the schools with its community."

The luncheon was hosted by The Patterson Foundation as part of its Cultural Connections with K-12 Students Initiative. Pink's interview can be seen here, or on The Patterson Foundation's YouTube channel.

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