Corey Johnson

“Critical thinking is one of the pillars of our program and in my opinion the most needed skill to be successful in today’s world.  If you have true critical thinking skills you have the ability to analyze and acquire anything else you will need.  It’s also a skill that is almost completely left out of the education systems in most of the developing world.”

Corey Johnson Executive Director, Imagine Scholar Kamhlushwa, MP, South Africa @ImagineScholar

“Critical thinking is one of the pillars of our program and in my opinion the most needed skill to be successful in today’s world.  If you have true critical thinking skills you have the ability to analyze and acquire anything else you will need.  It’s also a skill that is almost completely left out of the education systems in most of the developing world.”

Corey Johnson is executive director with Imagine Scholar, based in rural Mpumalanga, South Africa. Imagine Scholar is an after-school mentorship program that hand-selects its students. In 2014, Anthony interviewed Corey. We’d like to share that great video with you again.

About Corey Johnson

  • Education: BA Business University of Washington
  • Person who inspires me most: My grandfather
  • What is the best advice you have ever received? Don’t go to law school.
  • Your favorite quote or motto: “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela

 

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