In Pursuit of the Creative Life

On November 18, 2016, ISC’s president was invited to speak on the role of storytelling at The Kennedy Center as part of the NEA’s and The Kennedy Center’s co-hosted day-long convening called In Pursuit of the Creative Life: The Future of Arts and Creativity in America. Inspired by the NEA research report, Creativity Connects: Trends and Conditions Affecting U.S. Artists, a diverse group from arts and non-arts sectors gathered to explore how creativity permeates nearly all professions, from transportation to engineering. Important topics covered were technology, access, equity, race, and more.