Equipping more women and girls with the ability to develop creative solutions to pressing social problems is imperative in today’s fast changing world. The rate of change in the world and the number of people causing change have been accelerating exponentially for at least 300 years.16 With increased individual agency and technological advances lowering barriers to participation, siloes are collapsing and hierarchies are flattening. The capabilities to lead large-scale change—once only possible for elites are within most people’s reach. In this environment, being able to create, embrace, and contribute to positive change, rather than becoming
obsolete or being forced to adjust, is a critical skill.