Mission & Values

Mission Statement

IPAC is a nonpartisan and nonprofit academic foundation dedicated to improving educational skills, quality communication, and problem solving through research and analysis.  Our mission is to stimulate and support excellent social science research that addresses major domestic and international issues and to disseminate findings widely to scholars, professionals, policymakers, and the public at large.


IPAC is a nonpartisan and nonprofit scientific research center. IPAC’s structure includes a Board of Directors, which consists of distinguished public servants and leaders in the academic, business, and nonprofit sectors. 

Our People

Our board members and staff have diverse career experiences, academic backgrounds, ideological outlooks, perspectives, and ethnicities. IPAC project teams are assembled from research professionals whose collective expertise is comprised of various academic fields and professions, including academia, NGOs, government, and the private industry.


IPAC values integrity, passion to make a difference, interdisciplinary expertise, and a focus on reaching excellence. Our members have substantial freedom to develop ideas and provide innovative ways to transform our world. Our interdisciplinary expertise offers a resource that is not easily found elsewhere. At IPAC, we treat the global community with respect, empower individuals, encourage collaboration, and are ultimately committed to making a difference in the world at large.

Quality Research Standards

IPAC provides high-quality, independent research and analysis on issues at the top of national and international agendas. We at IPAC are proud of the ways by which we ensure that our research products and services reflect our core values of quality and neutrality.


Our research is commissioned by varied sources that include academic centers, government agencies, private foundations, endowments, businesses, and individual philanthropic contributions. Our funding is used to support our innovative research and training, allowing us to go beyond traditional boundaries in examining issues crucial to public and private debates.

Public Resource

IPAC disseminates its research findings as widely as possible to benefit the public good.

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