The Story

Big Shared World is a community building initiative led by Colleen Waterston. By traveling around the world, asking the same three questions along the way, the BSW journey created an intriguing platform to help understand each other a little better in this Big Shared World we all call home. About Colleen

  • 3 QUESTIONS

    Asking the same 3 questions of people along the way, the journey engaged in controlled conversations with diverse individuals who contribute to the shared experience of living in the world today.

    ANSWER THE QUESTIONS
  • 30 COUNTRIES

    Surpassing the goal, the 40 countries visited were chosen with planned spontaneity, covering different regions of the globe that help to exemplify the unique, culturally rich, and complex world of today.

    SEE MY JOURNEY
  • 300 PEOPLE

    The initial goal to connect with 300 individuals, was more than doubled with over 700 people queried to gain insight and perspective on today's reality through candid conversation with people from all walks of life.

    HEAR THE STORIES
  • The Questions

    1. What does a good life mean to you?

    2. In your opinion, what is the biggest threat to humanity today?

    3. What do you think the world will be like 50 years from now?

    ANSWER THE QUESTIONS HERE!

    Worldmap painting © by Michael Tompsett

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