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Anneliese Guess Twitter: DCAnneliese

Anneliese Guess is a Project Manager at the Bertelsmann Foundation’s Washington, DC office. She joined the Bertelsmann Foundation shortly after completing a Master’s Degree in German and European Studies at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. Anneliese's research interests include immigration, integration, demographic change, and identity.
  • August – October 2012 Update

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    Dear Readers, Below you will find our August –October 2012 Update. This quarterly Megatrends Project Update focuses on the upcoming Future Days in Nairobi Kenya, at the University of Houston, and some changes to our website. [issuu width=420 height=272 embedBackground=%23000000 backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=121101141246-21e958ccfd6a4e10aaa6e221f3d95518 name=futurechallengesupdate_q312_for_print username=bertelsmannfoundation tag=blog unit=px v=2] If you would […]

  • April – July Update 2012

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    Dear Readers, Below you will find our April – July 2012 Update. It includes a review of the Future Day in Berlin, Germany, the Regional Editors’ Meeting and introduces the recent publication of the book Megatrends in Global Interaction. [issuu width=420 height=272 embedBackground=%23000000 backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=120814193417-8bff7922963246c89a4e8f72009d55e7 name=megatrends_project_update_q2_2012 username=bertelsmannfoundation tag=blog unit=px v=2] If you […]

  • en español

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    This page features a compilation of our Spanish-language content. Enjoy! Dark Red: Spanish is sole official language at the national level Blue: Spanish a co-official language Light Red: Spanish official in sub-national polities By Ichwan Palongengi (Data based on Map-Hispano.png on Wikipedia Project) [CC-BY-SA-3.0] via Wikimedia Commons En búsqueda de […]

  • “The best way to predict the future is to create it”

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    –Jim Harris, closing plenary speaker at the World Future 2012 Last week Anneliese Guess attended the World Future Society’s Annual Conference World Future 2012 in Toronto, Canada. The conference included sessions on future trends, ranging from identity to technological progress to demographics to food. The convening of futurists led to […]

  • Berlin Future Day 2012: Solution Gallery

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    At our 2012 Future Day in Berlin Germany, we asked participants to write down their ideas and solutions for the future on “Bierdeckel” or coasters. We’ve compiled these ideas into a gallery. Look through the ideas here and get inspired! (captions are available in the flickr gallery) If you have […]