1960; 730 Fellows; “Leadership in Thought” for humanity
(1960, Napa CA & Pondicherry, India; www.worldacademy.org.
“Leadership in Thought that Leads to Action.” Explores solutions that affirm universal human rights and serve the interests of all humanity. Members are 730 Fellows from diverse cultures, nationalities, and intellectual disciplines, chosen for eminence in art, the natural and social sciences, and the humanities who support the concept of “an informal World University” functioning “at the highest scientific and ethical level.” Programs: New Paradigm for the 21st Century, World University Consortium, New Economy Theory, The Global Employment Challenge, Evolution of Individuality, New Paradigm for Global Rule of Law, and Science of Complexity. Publications: CADMUS Journal (www.cadmusjournal.org), Eruditio e-Journal (www.eruditio.worldacademy.org), WAAS Newsletters, Op-Ed newsletter, Articles and Reports. President: Heitor Gurgulino de Souza; CEO and Chair of the Executive Committee: Garry Jacobs.