Patricia Aburdene
Biography & Resources


Patricia Aburdene is a business journalist and one of the world’s leading social forecasters. Coauthor of the number-one New York Times bestseller Megatrends 2000, her newest book is Megatrends 2010: The Rise of Conscious Capitalism, a blueprint of the social, economic, and spiritual trends transforming free enterprise. Aburdene also cowrote the bestselling Re-inventing the Corporation and Megatrends for Women.

In addition to writing, Aburdene is a highly regarded speaker who has lectured throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, South America, Australia, and the Pacific Rim. As a consultant, her clients include Herman Miller, Harley-Davidson, the Management Institute of New Zealand, the LOHAS 10 Conference, and Deloitte.

Aburdene holds a BA in philosophy from Newton College of the Sacred Heart (now Boston College), an MS in library science from Catholic University, and three honorary doctorates. In 1990, she was awarded the Medal of Italy for her interpretation of global trends. Patricia lives in Telluride, Colorado, and Cambridge, Massachusetts.