is a futurist, business strategist, and freelance writer. She is
currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Futures Studies at the Political Science
Department, UH Manoa under the guidance of Professor Jim Dator.
Aubrey earned her undergraduate degree from UCLA in Los Angeles. She founded her own business in 2004, a successful 10,000 sq. ft. interior design showroom in Honolulu, Pacific Home, which she sold in 2011. Her futures consulting work spans foresight training, preferred futures strategic planning and curriculum development. She has co-facilitated foresight workshops for the State Office of Planning on Oahu, West Maui Neighborhood Board, the Hawaii Futures Summit, Samsung Corporation, Kamehameha Schools, Oxfam’s Asian Development Dialogue Series, the first annual Myanmar Futures Exchange, and a variety of private businesses and non-profits.
Aubrey currently serves on the board of KANU Hawaii, a grassroots social change nonprofit dedicated to increasing the quality of life in our islands through promoting island values. She also consults as a strategist and writer for the foundation Sustainable America, which seeks to create food and energy security in America. Aubrey and her husband Brady helped to found the Hawaii chapter of After School All Stars, a nonprofit serving Hawaii’s at-risk middle school youth by providing free after school enrichment programs. In her scant free time, she enjoys writing, working on her fine art photography, and relaxing with her family in Kaneohe on the island of Oahu.
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