A Global network to co-create the future.

FUTURES SPACE

With this community, we’re building the Digital Home for Futurists, where we trustenjoy and empower collaboration. We invite you to challenge your thinking outside from your organisations or usual surrounding, to bring more purpose and value into the world. We often tend to think in our general business areas, and it is hard to see beyond those borders.

We are driven to tear those walls down and create an international, interconnected community that encourages change and transformation within your life and your organisation with the support of an “outside” crowd – our community.

We believe that Futures Thinking and Futures Methods provide the ultimate skill-set for individuals and organisations to remain actionable and direct into the future even in times of high uncertainty and complexity.

We trust that the future is better co-created in collaboration and exchange. Therefore, we provide a platform where you find the sparring partners you need to fulfill your tasks and futures mission.

Together, we want to explore and co-create the future by offering you exclusive contentinspiring eventshands-on workshops, as well as engaging training and futures insights through our global network of partners. Learn how to build and maintain a Futures Mindset in the most collaborative way.

our Team

Tanja Schindler

Founder, Engineer & Futurist

Graciela Guadarrama Baena

Co-FOUNDER, DESIGNER & Futurist

Tanja Schindler

Founder, Engineer & Futurist

Tanja Schindler is a passionate, international and award-winning Futurist for more than seven years and has international experience in foresight, innovation, leadership and strategy. She holds a double MBA/Master of Strategic Foresight with distinction from Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia. Through her international application of Foresight, she sees the world from different perspectives and enables others to deal with the future and its uncertainty.

Her focus is to emphasize the advantages of a Futures Mindset and she supports companies, start-ups and freelancers in understanding Foresight as a holistic, sustainable and goal-oriented organizational and life direction. In addition to projects at UNESCO, the EU and WFP.

 

Graciela Guadarrama Baena

Co-Founder, Designer& Futurist

Graciela’s experience lies in Innovation and Design from problem finding to solving – she likes to make sense of the complex, wicked problems critical to a sustainable future. Originally from Mexico City, her professional background is in Product Innovation. She’s an avid workshop facilitator and enjoys participatory, co-creation sessions. 

Graciela incorporates design research methodologies in her practice and her interest and expertise includes Experiential Futures and Strategic Foresight. Grace has worked with the public sector, nonprofits and startups as well as multinationals such as BASF and Compass Group. Her projects often vary in the expertise within the team and the industries themselves, which has shown her the many applications of design and the myriad faces of innovation.

 

Our Values

JOY

Swap stories, experiences, and ideas (not necessarily advice) to become an experienced learner and share our passion for exploring the future.

CHALLENGE

Meet people who share your passion for the future, challenge your thinking, and help you to expand your horizon.

CURIOSITY

Explore exclusive content and conversations to foster your futures’ mindset, and learn how to actively create the future rather than adapt or plan for it.

RESILIENCE

Make better, more well-informed decisions by getting comfortable with the unpredictability of the future and remain able to act and direct at any time and in any situation.

COLLABORATION

Find a lot of inspiration, thought-provoking conversations, and new perspectives each and work with us every day to co-create the future.

Our PARTNERS

The Futures School is a global development platform whose mission is to democratize foresight.

Die Zukunftsbauer is a colorful collective of creative minds who pursue the same mission: to make people the future.

FuturePod gathers voices from the international field of Futures and Foresight.

Betahaus is a community-driven organization that creates collaborative spaces.

Futures Platform™ is an online foresight solution that helps you and your team make your plans future-proof.

intellicar.de is the industry service for decision-makers with a focus on autonomous driving, connected cars and new mobility.

METAFUTURE is an educational think tank which explores futures-oriented issues.