Johns Hopkins University is an American private research university based in Baltimore, Maryland. Founded in 1876, the university enrolls more than 24,000 full- and part-time students throughout nine academic divisions and teaches more than 260 programs in the arts and music, the humanities, the social and natural sciences, engineering, international studies, education, business, and the health fields.
Johns Hopkins University is an elite university full of expert staff and high-achieving students. Both students and staff struggle with creativity and adaptability as they function within the structured university environment. InnovatorsBox® addressed the following challenges:
In addition to these benefits, the staff learned the importance of emotional intelligence and creative thinking in their roles through the Mindful Play Workshop. The workshop helped the staff collaborate, network, learn about their colleagues, and move beyond their siloed work routines. It also helped them understand how they can serve their students better.
The introductory workshop helped the students learn the importance of networking and problem-solving in career development, and understand how it can help them navigate their career pursuits in a creative way. Overall, the workshops helped the participants gain an understanding on how they can be creative on their own, and in various environments and settings. As a result, the participants felt more empowered to take action in their professions, self-aware, confident, and excited about being creative.