Design Your Future is an interdisciplinary space that features articles and reflections on a wide range of topics (e.g. education, business, personal finance, development work, health, spirituality, music, arts, etc.). The goal to inspire people to continually search for knowledge, wisdom, and truth that can enrich their lives and provide resources that can help them in their journey.

In an era where information – both true and false – is rampant, people have to become more discerning of what they consume. For this reason, when we present information on this site, we abide by these values:

Our Values 

Truth – Our writing reflects our intention to present material that is truthful and thoughtful.

Transparency – We prize honesty and have nothing to hide.*

Trust – We constantly work on building trust among our team and readers.

Transformation – We want to transform the way readers understand and interpret ‘reality.’

*Sometimes you will find links to Amazon throughout this site. If you decide to buy anything from Amazon after you click the link, this site can receive a small amount of money that helps pay for site fees.  

Writer Bio

Mary Encabo completed her M.S.Ed in International Educational Development at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. Her research interests include the following: curriculum and pedagogy, pre-service teacher education, in-service professional development, educational leadership, financial literacy, global citizenship, and social entrepreneurship, particularly how youth engage in entrepreneurial activities.


Logo by Christine Imatani (imatanichm@yahoo.com) .