Patricia Aburdene speaking at CU Boulder

Patricia Aburdene is one of the world’s leading social forecasters, co-author of the New York Times number one bestseller Megatrends 2000, and a world-renown speaker. Her new book Conscious Money: Living, Creating, and Investing with Your Values for a Sustainable New Prosperity is a blueprint for growing wealth with integrity and making a difference by integrating human values into personal finance. Patricia’s landmark Megatrends 2010: The Rise of Conscious Capitalism launched a business revolution.

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. She has lectured throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, South America, Australia and the Pacific Rim for clients like Herman Miller, Harley Davidson, Deloitte, and IBM.

In 2012, Patricia was named one of America’s “Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business” by Trust Across America. She is as an Ambassador for the Conscious Capitalism Institute, an advisor to Dallas-based social equity firm, Satori Capital, and serves on the Vail Leadership Institute’s Board of Scholars.

Patricia’s journalism career began at Forbes magazine in 1978. She was a Public Policy Fellow at Radcliffe College and holds a BA in philosophy from Newton College of the Sacred Heart (now Boston College), a MS in library science from Catholic University, and three honorary doctorates. Patricia lives in Boulder, CO and Manchester, MA.