Special Guest:

Rebecca Ryan

Rebecca Ryan is a noted top 50 professional futurist, economist, best-selling author and entrepreneur. Rebecca also founded NEXT Generation Consulting, through which she partners with private and public sector leaders across the country.

Looking a generation ahead, she outlines strategies in urban planning, economic development, and workforce development to ensure communities are well equipped for future trends and challenges.

Rebecca is a graduate of Drake University with a certificate in Strategic Foresight from University of Houston; she is on the Executive Committee of the global Association of Professional Futurists. Rebecca has appeared on NPR, Cheddar News, and News Nation, in addition to other media outlets.


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