Foresight Immersion

Foresight Immersion

Transformative Education
for Sustainable Innovation

Working in a sustainability-related career requires a holistic approach, an interdisciplinary toolkit, and the vision to transform systems. Developed over ten years, Foresight Immersion provides emerging leaders with the guiding methodologies, foundational knowledge, project experience, skills and network to create sustainable impact in an evolving landscape. Participants from all majors and professional backgrounds work in interdisciplinary teams to develop insight, identify barriers, and innovate solutions to real world problems across the business, government, and nonprofit sectors. Learn more.

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Alumni Profiles

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Leslie Blanchard

Leslie Blanchard

Portland State University,

Immersion Fellow 2011

With a wealth of experience in hand from her years in Chicago, Leslie headed west this past summer seeking new challenges and…


Andrew DeCoriolis

Andrew DeCoriolis

Lucid Design Group,

Immersion Fellow 2007

Full of ideas and enthusiasm, Andrew came to Foresight in 2007, a few weeks out of college. For the last several years, he's…


Ben Flanders

Ben Flanders

CEC Combustion Safety,

Immersion Fellow 2010

A departure from a successful career recruiting for leading energy service companies led Ben to Foresight Immersion in 2010. The…


Lyrica Hammann

Lyrica Hammann

Facebook,

Immersion Fellow 2004

Before entering her last semester at Oberlin College in 2004, Lyrica spent her January term in the windy city with fellow…


James Pierce

James Pierce

Living Environment Labs, Carnege Mellon University

Immersion Fellow 2007

After participating in Foresight Immersion, James has headed back to academia where he is a Ph.D. candidate and researcher at the Living Environments Lab at Carnegie Mellon University.…


Joanna Racho

Joanna Racho

CNT,

Immersion Fellow 2011

Joanna grew up in Glenview, IL and received her B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her…


Nathalie Razo

Nathalie Razo

University of Hawaii,

Immersion Fellow 2011

All the pieces of the community resilience puzzle came together for Nathalie during Foresight Immersion 2011. She recently…


Carey Stansbury

Carey Stansbury

Gravitytank,

Immersion Fellow 2006

Immersion exposed Carey to how innovative solutions, such as goats trained to eat invasive species at a landfill, are…


Pamela Steiner

Pamela Steiner

Perkins & Will,

Immersion Fellow 2008

A line from Pamela's LinkedIn profile perhaps sums up her perspective the best: "Design needs to make a difference for…

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Foresight's team has undertaken sustainability related projects from large public exhibits, to reconsidering (and understanding) complex systems.

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