Dr. Katindi Sivi is among Africa’s top six female futurists, according to Ross Dawson’s ranking. She is the founder of Kenya’s premier strategic foresight organizations, LongView Consult and LongView Futures Foundation that facilitate futures research, policy analysis, foresight strategies and trainings. She is also the principal trainer at the Africa Foresight Lab, which she set up to foster foresight literacy among young people in Africa. Dr. Sivi strongly believes that investing in Africa’s youth to be future oriented will empower them to shape their personal futures and that of their communities on the continent.
Dr. Sivi has successfully integrated foresight methodologies to facilitate policy debates and futures strategies including working with the Government of Kenya’s Vision 2030 and the Executive Office of the President on the global youth unemployment initiative dubbed Generation Unlimited. Her work so far, which includes published books and book chapters, is in the areas of: youth demographics; youth employment; socio-economic and gender inequalities; governance and elections; citizen civic engagement; civil society organizations; women futures, gender inclusion and gender budgeting; health – mainly health governance and sexual reproductive health; extractives (minerals); humanitarian aid; and livelihoods, all in Kenya and in the African context.
Dr. Sivi has a PhD in Strategic Foresight from Regent University, an MSc in Organizational Development and an BA in International Relations. She also has Scenarios building training from Oxford University, Saïd Business School. She is a member of the Association of Professional Futurists, Collaborative futures, the Millennium Project, and more recently, the World Future Society (WSF). To interact more with her work, please visit www.longviewconsult.com
Dr. Katindi Sivi
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