Advisory Memorial Board

Dr. Barbara Marx Hubbard

“There is no doubt in my mind that Barbara Marx Hubbard — who helped introduce the concept of futurism to society — is the best informed human now alive regarding futurism and the foresights it has produced.”
Buckminster Fuller  

Dr. Barbara Marx Hubbard is an author, public speaker, social innovator and President of the Foundation for Conscious Evolution. She has initiated a guided educational program supported by Internet systems called Gateway to Conscious Evolution offering a new developmental path toward the next stage of human evolution, now reaching over 1000 people.
She is creating a new vehicle: The Communion of Pioneering Souls to connect the large group of evolving humans now arising in every culture, field and tradition. She is developing a new series of videos entitled Humanity Ascending: A New Way through Together, her Legacy Project, which provides a comprehensive and dramatic presentation of the processes of conscious evolution, self and social.
As a member of the Jonas Salk Foundation’s Epoch B group, Barbara is working to understand and catalyze the actions needed to navigate this quantum change in time to avoid the global collapses foreseen. She is also working on the synthesis of the principles and practices of Conscious Evolution and New Thought with Reverend Jim Lockard.
She is a founder and member of the Santa Barbara Conscious Evolution Community. She is initiating the SYNCON Process, for synergistic convergence to overcome the polarization in the United States by bringing together opposing groups to seek common goals and match needs and resources in the light of new capacities at the growing edge of the sciences and the psychologies. Her websites, and, are designed to be global communion/communication hubs for the conscious evolution of humanity.
A graduate of Bryn Mawr College with a B.A. cum laude in Political Science, Barbara studied at La Sorbonne and L’Ecole des Sciences Politiques in Paris during her junior year. In the 1960’s she published one of the first newsletters on evolutionary transformation called The Center Letter in collaboration with Abraham H. Maslow, founder of Humanistic Psychology. She worked closely with Dr. Jonas Salk and was one of the original contributors to the Salk Institute. She was awarded the first Doctorate in Conscious Evolution by Emerson Institute.
In the 70’s she co-founded The Committee for the Future in Washington D.C., which developed the New Worlds Educational and Training Center based on her work. She co-produced 25 SYNCON conferences to bring together people from every field and function to seek common goals and match needs and resources in the light of the growing edge potentials of humanity. In 1984 her name was placed in nomination for the Vice Presidency of the United States on the Democratic ticket, proposing a Peace Room in the White House and throughout the world to scan for, map, connect, and communicate what is working. She was one of the original directors of the Center for Soviet American Dialogue and served as a citizen diplomat during the late 80’s.
Barbara has been instrumental in the founding of many important organizations and initiatives including the World Future Society, New Dimensions Radio, Global Family, Women of Vision and Action, The Foundation for the Future, and the Association for Global New Thought.
Her books include Conscious Evolution: Awakening the Power of Our Social Potential, Emergence: The Shift from Ego to Essence, The Revelation: A Message of Hope for the New Millennium. The Revelation: Our Crisis is a Birth, and The Hunger of Eve: One Woman’s Odyssey toward the Future.
Read her interviews with Jeffrey Mishlove, Dennis Hughes, Diane M. Cooper, Judy Williams, and Thresholds.