Patricia Aburdene is one of the world’s leading social forecasters. She has helped thousands of organizations and millions of people capitalize on social change. Co-author of the number one New York Times bestseller Megatrends 2000, Patricia wrote Megatrends 2010: The Rise of Conscious Capitalism which describes seven trends transforming free enterprise. Patricia’s new book The Power of Conscious Money will be published fall 2011 by Beyond Words/Simon & Schuster.
Patricia was John Naisbitt’s collaborator on the publishing phenomenon Megatrends, which topped charts in the U.S., Germany and Japan. She co-wrote the best-selling Re-inventing the Corporation and Megatrends for Women.
Patricia has lectured throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, South America, Australia and the Pacific Rim. Clients have included Herman Miller, Harley-Davidson, Deloitte, IBM, LOHAS 2006 and Socially Responsible Investing in the Rockies.
Patricia’s lifelong career in business journalism began at Forbes magazine in 1978. As a Public Policy Fellow at Radcliffe College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, from 1993 to 1996, she explored emerging leadership models. Patricia Aburdene holds a BA in philosophy from Newton College of the Sacred Heart (now Boston College), an MS in library science from Catholic University and three honorary doctorates. She serves on the advisory board of Satori Capital, the Dallas-based social equity firm specializing in Conscious Capitalist companies. Patricia lives in Boulder, Colorado and Manchester, MA.