A Global network to co-create the future.

FUTURES SPACE

We are a community of Futurists and Forward thinkers who believe that Futures Thinking and Foresight Methods provide the ultimate skill-set for organisations to remain actionable and direct into the future even in times of high uncertainty and complexity.

Futures Thinking is about challenging your own biases, assumptions and subsequently your mindset to identify opportunities you were not capable of seeing before. To grow and challenge your mindset you need to exchange and discuss emerging issues with a diverse community, and that’s why we exist. 

We believe that the future is better co-created in collaboration and exchange. Hence we want to provide a platform where you find the sparring partners to fulfil your tasks and future mission.

our Team

Tanja Schindler

Founder, Engineer & Futurist

Graciela Guadarrama

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

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

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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.