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Futurist and Emerging Professional
University of Houston - Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies
"A master of complexity"
Design and creative thinking has overtime allowed me to approach any given situation with an intent on making life as intriguing as possible. I enjoy being around individuals who share a similar interest in design. As a futurist, I use foresight to analysis trends, signals, and essential statistical data to forecast the future. I forecast alternative futures, all within the realm of plausibility. I project future outcomes and their implications. I also create and apply solutions that best fits our preferred future. Being knowledgeable of uncertainty, I believe we should not fear change; we should take the best ideas and try to influence the future, which ultimately produces a more favorable outcome.
I believe everyone has a bit of creative spirit more or less just waiting to be unleashed. From the time we are young we are full of creative potential. In some cases, we are either surrounded by or are given the opportunity to foster this creativity into a valuable asset in society. However, others follow a dissimilar path rather by choice, by force, or by way of lack of creative environment. I was blessed to have a family, though with few resources, allowed me as a child to be creatively expressive in the way of art and design. Though my academic and career path has deviated slightly, I have managed to maintain my creative, complex orientation to which I apply to every aspect of life. For those individuals who are outwardly creative, I suggest a strategic solution to reach those who just need a little bit of inspiration to be creative thinkers. We are an interconnected and dynamic world. We can reach a degree of ubiquitous creativity if we can coalesce around the best practices, methods, and solutions. Despite all of the uncertainty, I continue to be stubbornly optimistic about the future.