Jennifer M. Gidley is an author, educator, psychologist, and futures researcher. Her PhD thesis 'Evolving Education' won the Chancellor's Gold Medal for Academic Excellence. She is an Adjunct Professor at both UTS, Sydney, and Southern Cross University, NSW, and is Research Director of the Oceanic Research Institute, Australia. Jennifer is also a mother and teacher who designed and built from scratch Australia's most innovative Steiner campus, pioneering new architecture and a renewable energy playground. She created a revolutionary student curriculum and teacher education program, and later played a crucial role in bringing Steiner Education into the Australian National Curriculum. She was the longest serving elected President of the World Futures Studies Federation (2009-2017), a global NGO and a UNESCO and UN-ECOSOC partner. Her recent books include "Postformal Education" (2016, Springer) and "The Future" (2017, Oxford University Press).