Conversation with Peachie Dioquino-Valera

We gathered the Global Foresight Advisory Council and a few alumni to participate in an inspirational discussion with Peachie Dioquino-Valera joining us from the Philippines. Topics included Peachie’s involvement with Climate Works, her focus on inspiring youth to have agency in their futures, the importance of decolonizing the future and regenerative futures, and the power of integrating empathy into futures work.

Creating Foresight-Fueled Action: Tamarah Usher

On this episode of Creating Foresight-Fueled Action, Yvette Montero Salvatico speaks with Director of Slalom Strategy [S2] and TFS Alumna, Tamarah Usher to discuss a variety of topics around how to make foresight stick for yourself and in an organization.

Creating Foresight-Fueled Action: The Future of Innovation and Design Panel

Zan Chandler, Craig Mellott, and Adam Wilson discussed using design for racial and social equality as well as the convergence of design and foresight practices. Since design is about creating and influencing the future, the panel was in agreeance that design is also a great avenue through which we can democratize the future!

Creating Foresight-Fueled Action: Lonny J Avi Brooks

In this interview, Lonny J Avi Brooks, PhD, and The Futures School Co-Founder Frank Spencer discussed compelling topics including how the famous black sociologist and civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois spoke of sharing “undiscovered stories” to transport people into the future.

Creating Foresight-Fueled Action: Jenny Dinnen

In this interview, Certified Foresight Practitioner and Co-Owner & President of MacKenzie Corporation Jenny Dinnen chats with The Futures School Co-Founder Frank Spencer on topics ranging from how foresight has influenced her views on spirituality; the relationship between futures and agency; foresight implementation advice; and her thoughts on why the future of data must be an ethical place.

Creating Foresight-Fueled Action: Dawn La Valle

In this interview, Certified Foresight Practitioner and Director of Library Development Dawn La Valle talks about the role libraries play in building an experiential bridge between the present world and the future. She states that libraries are the last bastions of democracy on the face of the earth because everyone is welcome throughout their entire lives and thus are critical in creating an equitable and inclusive future for humanity.

Creating Foresight-Fueled Action: Nora Bateson

Originally recorded December 3, 2020 In this interview, Nora Bateson dives deep into the role of complexity in shaping the future, sharing the concept of Warm Data as well as her thoughts on personal and collective agency, cooperating with emergence to co-create novelty, and “being in mutually learning relationships.” As Nora states, “what it means to be attentive to the future… it’s not about what I get out of it; it’s about what is made possible in the next moment.”…