Think tank

Islands Society

Kailua-Kona, HI, United States

The mission of the Islands Society is to inspire and empower islanders to participate in foreign affairs and overseas engagements in order to affect positive changes in their local communities. The Islands Society develops innovative foreign affairs, public diplomacy, cultural relations, and climate change policies that build on the expertise and experience of our staff and advisors while respecting the vision and values of our organization. The Islands Society develops and implements programs that strengthen the impact and credibility of individuals and sub-national organizations from island communities in foreign affairs, cultural relations, and climate change debates. The Islands Society develops and implements programs that provide women, minorities, and the next generation of leaders from island communities with the knowledge, networks, platforms, and exposure to realize their full potential. The Islands Society develops and implements programs that encourage individuals and sub-national organizations from island communities to develop creative solutions for reducing greenhouse gases and mitigating climate change.

Contact details

Website:
http://islandssociety.org/

Address:
75-5737 Kuakini Hwy. #102 Kailua-Kona, HI 96740, USA

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Global
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2010
Age (years)
Islands Society
 11
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Michael Edward Walsh
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Michael Edward Walsh
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): Michael Edward Walsh
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Michael Edward Walsh
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Islands Society
 5
United States average
 71
Global average
 120
2017
Islands Society
 13
% Female staff
2019
Islands Society
40% 
United States average
46% 
Global average
42% 

Social

Likes (2019)
Islands Society
 553
United States average
 72,519
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2017)
Islands Society
 573
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Islands Society
 121
United States average
 35,047
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2018)
Islands Society
 115
Followers (2017)
Islands Society
 113

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Wikipedia: List of think tanks
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