The Futures Project Blog
Ideas, inspiration, and information to help us build the futures we want to see.
The Futures Project volunteer Naomi Milstein wrote this piece to make us reflect on how the coronavirus pandemic could influence the way our urban centres are shaped. Public health concerns have shaped city planning in the past and might well do the same in the future.
In the newest addition to our Student Contributions series, Ta’Mara Hill explores the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on education, focusing specifically on the United States. As children around the world are out of schools, unequal access to technology exacerbates existing inequalities. “It is time that access to technology be viewed not as an indulgence, but as a human right,” Ta’Mara writes.
Op-Ed from The Futures Project CEO Dr Julia Stamm, originally published at Inter Press Service, on the big questions asked by the UN@75 and building the futures we want to see.
An article from our Student Contribution series by Lamia Aganagic, Public Policy Graduate from the University of Toronto and the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. Exploring the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on gender equality and the implications for policy, society, and the future.
An article from our Student Contribution series by Kshitij Tiwari, Postdoctoral Research Fellow Aalto University School of Science and Technology. How drones and other technology might be used for social good during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.