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
55 
United States average
 38
Global average
 30
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
 163

Organisational performance

Financials
2016
World Future Society
 $926,959
United States average
 $46,319,201
Global average
 $103,991,321

Social

Likes (2021)
World Future Society
 22,478
United States average
 86,720
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
World Future Society
 22,914
Likes (2017)
World Future Society
 15,939
Twitter
Followers (2021)
World Future Society
 21,977
United States average
 46,914
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
World Future Society
 22,614
Followers (2018)
World Future Society
 22,602
Subscribers (2021)
World Future Society
 1,640
United States average
 15,378
Global average
 5,254
Subscribers (2019)
World Future Society
 1,470
Subscribers (2017)
World Future Society
 1,200
Subscribers (2019)
World Future Society
United States average
Global average
Subscribers (2017)
World Future Society
Followers (2019)
World Future Society
 2,944
United States average
 8,453
Global average
 6,628

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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