Miriam Lueck Avery talks about the connection and the influence that the field of design has on her practice. From Buckminster Fuller, design and the concepts behind design influence the forecasting that is made at the Institute for the Future.
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Miriam was born in Tacoma, Washington. She was the daughter of an anthropologist and studied cultural anthropology and archaeology at UC Berkeley. She first encountered the Institute for the Future (IFTF) as a teenager when she was part of a sample study group taken from her school. An internship opened up for her at the Institute after high school. She has worked at IFTF for five year and is now Researchg Director for the Health Horizons Program.
For more information on the programs that Miriam mentioned in the video, visit the following links: Catalysts for Change, a program of the Rockefeller Foundation. Institute for the Future, blog post and more information on the program.
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