What's the most important thing we need to know about tomorrow? Pushing the Perimeter brings together leaders and experts from across disciplines to answer that question. They share their wisdom and experience with tomorrow's pioneers -- who will need to rise up to address challenges on a scale never before seen. We deliver insights on big issues of the future. Issues that affect our planet, our communities, and our lives.
One Man's Story of War and Peace
In our third episode, One Man's Story of War and Peace, we speak with Professor Al Fuertes about his experience growing up in a war zone in the Philippines, and how that led him to become a practitioner in the field of conflict transformation. We also discover how some of our conventional notions of the roles in conflict, specifically the role of victim and perpetrator, may not be be so clear cut.
Guest: Al Fuertes, Associate Professor at George Mason University and practitioner in the field of Conflict Transformation
#2: Democracy As We Know It: Going, Going, Gone
In the second episode of Pushing the Perimeter, we take a look at how current events, specifically the Brexit, can be seen as a catalyst for larger shifts in the way government works, we examine possible aspects of that future bureaucracy, and we find out in some cases -- that future is already here.
Guests on this episode:
Cat Tully - Director, School of International Futures
Mallory Barg Bulman - Director of Research and Evaluation, Partnership for Public Service
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#1: Telling the Story of STEM
In our first episode, Telling the Story of STEM, we sit down with industry leaders to learn about the looming STEM talent gap and what some of the world's largest companies are doing about it. We also discuss the transforming education system and the key competencies leaders must have if they want to thrive in the future.
Guest Speakers in this episode:
Dr. Mehmood Khan - Vice Chairman, PepsiCo
Ruth Veloria - Executive Dean, School of Business at University of Phoenix
Frank Sesno - Director, School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University
Jon Clifton - Managing Partner at Gallup
Steve Cox -Vice President Public Relations at Sodexo