"Talent is universal, but opportunity is not, and talent cannot thrive in a vacuum"


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Originally published at: https://eduk8.me/2019/04/talent-is-universal-but-opportunity-is-not-and-talent-cannot-thrive-in-a-vacuum/

My answer was always the same: Talent is universal, but opportunity is not, and talent cannot thrive in a vacuum. Finding talent is a numbers game — the more players there are, the more excellent ones will be found. (This same math applies to the gender disparity in chess. There are so few elite female…