Barbara Ward

Barbara Ward (Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth) (1914-1981)

British economist and author, futurist and global planner. Chief interests included sustainable environments, ending poverty, global economies and the development of Third World nations. Pioneer of sustainable planning. Was a Catholic and after being cured of cancer in the 1940s she said it was due to the involvements of Padre Pio. Influenced by RBF. [wikipedia] [google]

The Barbara Ward Papers at Georgetown include various correspondences, including more than 700 letters written to her mother. [quotes]

Books and writings

Articles and references

The Third World Urban Forum: ‘Spaceship Earth’ spiralling irreversibly into the urban era.“ (2006)

Following the vision of Barbara Ward” [photo]

For further reading


First published on February 26th, 2009 at 3:59 pm (EST) and last modified on February 26th, 2009 at 4:05 pm (EST).