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FERN is a global community of foresight students, alumni, faculty, employers, and advocates of graduate foresight education, research and careers. Working together we can build better foresight training, professionalism, and jobs around the world!

What's New 
  • FERN is accepting new staff for various projects and roles. We are a friendly and global volunteer group of professionals, graduate students and foresight advocates who enjoy networking and doing foresight development on on international scale. To learn more check out How You Can Help.

What You Can Do - Next Steps
     You can also sign up for any of ten Annual Foresight Updates, in ten global regions, ~600 subscribers.
2. Join 
FERN on LinkedIn. Our main organizational and project discussion space, 320 members.
     If interested, join one of our LinkedIn subgroups: 
3. Join 
FERN on Facebook. Our social hangout and discussion space, 160 "likes". Like us!
4. Join 
Our foresight news posting and discussion space, ~3,000 members.
    Share cool new foresight news, events, projects, and jobs with other futurists around the world.
5. Check out Our worldwide foresight resources directory. Share your knowledge there!

Finally, check out our Projects at left. If you'd like to help with any of them, here's How You Can Help.

FERN Mission
To network students, alumni, faculty, employers and advocates of global foresight graduate programs and certificate programs.
To improve the quality, visibility, and usefulness of foresight curricula and methods.
To help foresight graduates and professionals find great jobs and advance their careers.

Can you help FERN with a small tax-deductible donation? You can donate to FERN, privately or publicly, through our WePay social donation platform. Every dollar helps, thanks!

Want to donate and get cool FERN apparel and swag at the same time? 

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Editors Needed! 
If you would like editing privileges here, please email the site moderators, susanchesleyfant{at}gmail{dot}com or 
johnsmart{at}accelerating{dot}org, with a brief paragraph on your background and ask for privileges. We are always looking for more foresight students, faculty, researchers, alumni and advocates to post here, to work with and to help our community.
FERN is administered within ASF,a 501c3 foresight nonprofit. 

Thank you for visiting. We look forward to meeting you in the future!