Pakistan’s Puruesh Chaudhary among World’s top female futurists

Islamabad, PK – 4 November, 2015: Founder and President AGAHI, Puruesh Chaudhary has been featured among the World’s top female futurists. Chaudhary has been recognized for her continuing work on the future of media, communications and journalism; leading Pakistan Foresight Initiative, a brainchild of AGAHI on challenges such as national security, human capital development, and ICT. She has produced foresight research compilation on the Future of Pakistan up to 2060 and is a published authored for ‘The Future of Business’ a critical insight on rapidly changing world. Championing “Shaping the future of journalism”, Chaudhary has co-founded Pakistan’s annual journalism awards (The Agahi Awards); content analysis framework (Media Credibility Index and Ethical Media Audit).

Puruesh Chaudhary, Founder and President AGAHI“Futures research is a critical component for strategic planning, policy formulations and decision-making processes, it is imperative the decision-makers to see this as an opportunity to incorporate alternate views”, says Puruesh Chaudhary. Chaudhary is an National Security Alumnae at the National Defence University in Pakistan and has also been recognized as a Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum. She is an ASPEN Alumni, a member of the World Futures Society and is on the Planning Committee of the Millennium-Project (Global Futures Studies and Research) representing the Pakistan Chair.

Ross Dawson, leading futurist and a bestselling author says although this domain is recognized as mostly male dominated, it is important and therefore useful to compile a list of the world’s top female futurists, for those who are looking for diversity in their insights into the future. “To see into the future we need diverse perspectives; women have distinctive and extremely valuable ways of seeing that are essential for us to understand how we can create a better future for all”, he further added. Dawson is the Founding Chairman of the Advanced Human Technologies group of companies, which includes international consulting and ventures firm Advanced Human Technologies, futures think-tank Future Exploration Network, leading events company The Insight Exchange, and three more companies being developed in stealth mode.

The list provides a comprehensive overview based on significant profile and impact. The information maps out exceptional 143 futurists from Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, Central and South America and North America.

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