Shaping the future

World Future Society

“The World Future Society is a nonprofit educational and scientific organization in Bethesda, Maryland, U.S., founded in 1966. The Society investigates how social, economic and technological developments are shaping the future. It helps individuals, organizations, and communities observe, understand and respond to social change appropriately and investigates the benign effects of applying anticipatory thinking to society. We have partners around the globe.”

2020 Visionaries

See page 22 for Remaking Education for a New Century Communications scholar Janna Anderson is charting a new path for education outside of the classroom.

“Rethinking Colleges from the Ground Up” by Thomas Frey

“With a mindset steeped in tradition, college leadership is pushing institutions to be, as the U.S. Marines like to say, “the best they can possibly be.”

But being the “best” is meaningless when the rest of the world wants “different.””


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