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ThinkWrong Methodology Introduction

This lively session introduces participants to the ThinkWrong methodology, a radical problem-solving system that helps you imagine, create, and operate what's next. You'll get to experience the powerful Deflection Point activity as you ponder a key challenge facing those in the Bay Area. Escape the predictable path and adopt a bold path mindset!

23th October @ 5:30 PM @Stanford 


Valerie Rivera

Founder and CEO at Take Back Work

Valerie is on a mission to help organizations create workplace cultures where people thrive. Above all, she loves the thrill of seeing people come to life at work – with renewed purpose, engagement, and initiative. Valerie incorporates best practices in organizational behavior, design thinking, and coaching for change that sticks, and partners with clients to develop practical strategies tailored to their needs.

Previously, she served in the United States Air Force where she instigated a culture change movement that transformed a bureaucratic unit into a powerhouse of creativity and innovation, leading to intelligence breakthroughs. Valerie holds an MBA from Stanford and a BS in Diplomacy and Military Studies from Hawaii Pacific University.




5:30 check-in

6:00 Think Wrong methodology introduction and practice

7:30 Networking

Address:  Stanford University, Environment & Energy Building

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