Think tank

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

WWICS

Washington D.C., United States

WWICS was established by Congress as a living memorial to former President Woodrow Wilson. As an institution devoted to the promotion of scholarship in public affairs, WWICS brings together the thinkers and the doers, the scholars and the policymakers, in the hope that from their dialogue better understanding and better policies will emerge. Bridging the gap between the world of ideas and the world of policy, WWICS brings participants from these two worlds into creative contact, enabling them to learn from and enrich one another. The center hosts more than 350 meetings annually, providing a unique public venue for the exchange of ideas, and supports research in the social sciences and humanities, with an emphasis on history, political science, and international relations. WWICS offers residential fellowships that enable academics, public officials, journalists, business professionals, and others to pursue their research. The center's professional staff oversee specialized programs, including conferences, seminars, and other activities that promote dialogue and the advancement of knowledge.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.wilsoncenter.org

Address:
1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, DC 20004-3027

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
ARCTIC/ANTARCTIC | AFRICA | ASIA | EUROPE | LATIN AMERICA | MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA | NORTH AMERICA | RUSSIA AND EURASIA
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Government
Year founded
1968
Age (years)
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
 53
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: US Congress
Founder gender: Other/Not applicable
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Jane Harman
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2018): Jane Harman
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2017): Jane Harman
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
 141
United States average
 71
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
26% 
United States average
46% 
Global average
42% 

Organisational performance

Financials
2015
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
 $14,425,189
United States average
 $21,077,089
Global average
 $55,910,158

Social

Likes (2019)
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
 106,147
United States average
 72,519
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2017)
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
 105,676
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
 57,100
United States average
 35,047
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2018)
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
 52,896
Followers (2017)
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
 44,100
Subscribers (2019)
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
 26,800
United States average
 12,119
Global average
 5,924
Subscribers (2017)
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
 15,749
Followers (2019)
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
 2,501
United States average
 13,249
Global average
 8,194
Followers (2019)
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
 14,680
United States average
 8,378
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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