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"From kindergarten through high school, I was involved in a creative problem solving organization called Odyssey of the Mind, which later became Destination Imagination. This non-profit organization is led by volunteers, with kids of all ages joining teams and solving problems together in a short skit that incorporates various skills, such as improvisation, building, acting, and learning. I am still involved with the program as an adult, as a judge. My father coached my team, and my mother coached my sister’s team; both of our teams advanced to the state tournament a few times. You also had to participate in small challenges as a team on the day of the tournament, like building the strongest bridge you could out of mini marshmallows and toothpicks. This actually sounds a little like an activity that the Institute of Materials Science in Barcelona (ICMAB) held at the recent Youth Mobile Festival Barcelona (YoMo)…only their activity involved a 3D printing pen."