Jennifer Gidley, PhD, is a postformal psychologist, educator and futures researcher.
She gave this speech as a Plenary at the 21st WFSF World Conference in Bucharest in June 2013.
Jennifer pioneers global mindset change through her role as President of the World Futures Studies Federation since 2009. Jennifer has published widely on educational futures, rapid global-societal change and futures of thinking. Booktitles include 'The University in Transformation' (2000) and 'Youth Futures' (2002). Jennifer’s PhD dissertation on the evolution of consciousness was awarded the Chancellor’s Medal for Academic Excellence in 2008. A leading researcher on “futures of thinking” she is uniquely placed as a thought leader on postformal psychology in Europe.