Think tank

World Future Society

WFS

Chicago, United States

Established in 1966, the World Future Society is a nonprofit educational and scientific organization. It is a "neutral clearinghouse for ideas about the future." It consists of 30,000 members extending to more than 80 countries.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.worldfuture.org

Address:
350 N Clark St 4th floor, Chicago, IL 60654, United States

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
Global
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1966
Age (years)
World Future Society
 56
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Ed Cornish
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2017): Julie Friedman Steele
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2017
World Future Society
 31
United States average
 57
Global average
 164

Organisational performance

Financials
2016
World Future Society
 $926,959
United States average
 $46,141,991
Global average
 $103,991,321

Social

Likes (2022)
World Future Society
 22,155
United States average
 89,086
Global average
 32,721
Likes (2021)
World Future Society
 22,478
Likes (2019)
World Future Society
 22,914
Twitter
Followers (2022)
World Future Society
 21,381
United States average
 49,136
Global average
 19,281
Followers (2021)
World Future Society
 21,977
Followers (2019)
World Future Society
 22,614
Subscribers (2022)
World Future Society
 1,680
United States average
 16,608
Global average
 5,626
Subscribers (2021)
World Future Society
 1,640
Subscribers (2019)
World Future Society
 1,470
Subscribers (2019)
World Future Society
United States average
Global average
Subscribers (2017)
World Future Society
Followers (2022)
World Future Society
 5,527
United States average
 28,767
Global average
 16,399
Followers (2019)
World Future Society
 2,944

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Washington Diplomat website
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