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.”…

Creating Foresight-Fueled Action: Kara Cunzeman

Kara Cunzeman is accustomed to the world of data in her quantitative-based organization. Of course, at the Center for Space Policy and Strategy at the Aerospace Corporation, you’d like to know that rocket scientists are being calculated in their projections. That doesn’t stop her from trailblazing a broad-based application of systematic foresight.

Creating Foresight-Fueled Action: Adam Sharpe

Adam Sharpe, Director of Learning at Metafuture, believes that young people are great futurists because they are open-minded and don’t cling to old systems. In his work, he fuels youth development projects across Asia with foresight, facilitating their growth in becoming change makers and advocates for complex issues.

Creating Foresight-Fueled Action: Ytasha Womack

In this webcast, author, filmmaker and scholar Ytasha Womack talks with Kedge Principal Frank Spencer about the role that her work in Afrofuturism and Futures Thinking plays in fostering hope, imagination and transformation in communities around the world. She touches on subjects such as democratizing futures for innovative ideas, radical inclusion, and looking for the “story that’s not told” to create aspirational visions of tomorrow.

Stimulate the Future

Yvette Montero Salvatico, TFS Co-Founder, and Kim Nesbitt, Senior Risk Management Consultant for Halvik and TFS Alumni, engage in a rich conversation in The Future Speaks webcast.

Interview with Dutch Future Society

We believe the future depends on collaboration. Regardless of where we are in the world, we seek out our tribe of like-minded people who want to create the future. When in Europe a couple of years ago, we teamed up with the Dutch Future Society, a local chapter of the Association of Professional Futurists, to bring its members our interactive, innovation workshop – Wicked Opportunities.