The leadership structure of the World Forum Foundation is collaborative, with opportunities for involvement by many. The following globally diverse volunteer leadership teams provide direction for all World Forum Foundation initiatives:

WF Leadership Team MeetingBoard of Directors

This group of thirteen members has the legal responsibility for over site of the organization. Learn More.

International Advisory
Group (IAG)

To ensure that diverse voices are heard and valued, this global group advises the Board of Directors. Members include representation from Working Groups, Global Leaders for Young Children, World Forum Alliance Members and Sponsors. Learn More.

Global Leaders for Young Children

The Global Leaders for Young Children program at the World Forum Foundation seeks to identify and develop the next generation of early childhood leaders throughout the world. This program serves as a model of expanding capacity at the country and regional levels, while building a cohesive community of international leadership to impact policy and practice worldwide. Learn More.

National Representatives

To keep the Board of Directors and IAG informed of key early childhood issues in individual countries, and ensure initiatives are successfully implemented locally, experienced early childhood professionals are designated to represent the Foundation in nations throughout the world. Learn More.

World Forum Alliance

International organizations that become World Forum Alliance members are committed to supporting the Foundation’s mission. Organizations in the Alliance provide mutual support for each other’s initiatives. Learn More.

Administrative Partners

The World Forum Foundation works with three key organizations that serve as administrative partners:  Dimensions Educational Research Foundation, New Zealand Tertiary College, and Community Development Institute.  Through in-kind contributions, each organization supports a portion of the on-going work of the World Forum Foundation.  Each of these organizations also serves as a major sponsor.