Alexandra Whittington is a consultant, educator, writer, and researcher who is recognised as one of the world’s top women futurists. She has taught as an adjunct lecturer at the University of Houston since 2009, where her students describe her as “passionate” about the future. Her courses explore the impact of technology on society and the future of human ecosystems. She has published dozens of articles exploring diverse aspects of the future, often from a feminist perspective. Alex has coauthored/coedited several books including A Very Human Future (2018) and Aftershocks and Opportunities: Scenarios for a Post-Pandemic Future (2020). She is on the Futurist Board at the Lifeboat Foundation and contributor to the Lifeboat blog. She referees academic articles for journals, is an XPRIZE Community Member, and has served as a volunteer for the Association of Professional Futurists. Alex has degrees in anthropology (BA) and studies of the future (MS) from the University of Houston.