The Adjacent Possible is a kind of shadow future, hovering on the edges of the present state of things, a map of all the ways in which the present can reinvent itself. The adjacent possible captures both the limits and the creative potential of change and innovation.
This podcast is all about probing what's possible, what's probable and what's preferable in education. Join us as we explore how we can overhaul our current pedagogical systems, solve global grand challenges, and bring about civilization-level change.
Key Areas of Focus:
21st C Survival Traits
The Gig Economy
Age of Imagination
AR & VR in Education
EdTech & Future Apps
A.I. Learning Concierges
Project Based Learning
Venue: AREA 2071
The Adjacent Possible Podcasts are held in partnership with AREA 2071 which is an ecosystem purposefully designed by the government of Dubai to deeply connect corporates, governments, startups, investors, the youth, and the public in order to co-create the future - mandated by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Season 1 Guests
Lara is the Founder and CEO of SciFest Dubai and Cheerleader-in-residence at Awecademy. She is also a trainer, MC, mime artist, storyteller, and actor in addition to playing other performing arts related roles.
Lara has an eclectic portfolio featuring work in education, science and technology, culture and literature, food, and lifestyle.
She is passionate about scientific literacy, STEAM education, intelligent optimism, skepticism, and intellectual integrity and honesty. Lara is an enthusiastic popularizer of science through SciFest Dubai, its initiatives, through her storytelling and public speaking events, and as a regular guest on national radio shows. She is also the host of Café Scientifique Dubai and The Adjacent Possible podcast.