Wellesley Institute is a non-profit and non-partisan research and policy think tank in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Its mission is to advance urban health and reduce health inequities through research and knowledge mobilization on the social determinants of health focusing on the relationships between health and housing, poverty and income distribution, social exclusion and other social and economic inequalities.The WI publishes policy papers, research studies, reports and recommendations through its website.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.wellesleyinstitute.com/

Address:
26 Wellington Street E 12th Floor, Toronto, M5E 1S2

Country:
Canada

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Canada
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1998
Age (years)
Wellesley Institute
 26
Canada average
 33
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Dr. Kwame McKenzie, Chief Executive Officer
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): Dr. Kwame McKenzie, Chief Executive Officer
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Dr. Kwame McKenzie, Chief Executive Officer
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Wellesley Institute
 17
Canada average
 25
Global average
 66
2021
Wellesley Institute
 15
% Female staff
2023
Wellesley Institute
 64%
Canada average
 53%
Global average
 50%
2021
Wellesley Institute
 60%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Wellesley Institute
 10
Canada average
 33
Global average
 65
2020
Wellesley Institute
 9
2019
Wellesley Institute
 18

Social

Likes (2023)
Wellesley Institute
 2,548
Canada average
 19,656
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Wellesley Institute
 2,425
Likes (2021)
Wellesley Institute
 2,398
Twitter
Followers (2024)
Wellesley Institute
 9,947
Canada average
 11,305
Global average
 18,119
Followers (2022)
Wellesley Institute
 10,000
Followers (2021)
Wellesley Institute
 9,776
Subscribers (2023)
Wellesley Institute
 254
Canada average
 3,436
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Wellesley Institute
 228
Subscribers (2021)
Wellesley Institute
 125
Followers (2023)
Wellesley Institute
 3,179
Canada average
 8,485
Global average
 12,007
Followers (2022)
Wellesley Institute
 2,697
Followers (2019)
Wellesley Institute
 1,399

Data notes

Last updated: 13/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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