Interview with Dr. Yuhyun Park, Founder of DQ - Global Standards for Digital Literacy, Skills, and Readiness, on building a new field, Digital Intelligence, and shifting mindsets around it.
Dr. Yuhyun Park is a world-leading expert in digital skills and child online safety. She created the Digital Intelligence (DQ) concept and framework, which is the world’s first global standards and a common framework for digital literacy, skills, and readiness endorsed by the IEEE Standards Association, OECD, and World Economic Forum. Dr. Park developed the Child Online Safety Index, the world's first real-time metric tracker to help nations understand their children’s online safety status, and leads the #DQEveryChild initiative, a global digital citizenship movement for children.
In this episode, Dr. Park shares her journey of bringing awareness of the importance of developing digital intelligence, the willingness to address the issue and creating the tools to build up digital intelligence capacity. She shares her main strategies for success in creating such a powerful shift, building a movement of actors: networks of funders, program providers and educators who are pushing for the world to empower 1 billion citizens with digital intelligence by 2030. As a bonus, she shares insights on what it takes for social entrepreneurs to make it when facing so much adversity. Preview: it includes embracing both family AND your naysayers!
Organization site: https://www.dqinstitute.org/
Book: IQ EQ DQ: New Intelligence in the AI Age
Check out the free online course at https://www.ashoka.org/en-gb/mindset-shift-course (English version) and https://academy.vc4a.com/courses/como-influenciar-impacto/ (Spanish version)