Virginia Swain is the Founder and Director of the Institute for Global Leadership, which offers consultation and training for
leaders committed to a sustainable peace
(www.globalleader.org). She is a peace
educator, mediator, mentor, spiritual director and certified professional holistic counselor, with recognition in Who’s Who of American Women, Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in the World.
Virginia Swain and Joseph Preston Baratta are the co-founders of the Center for Global Community and World Law™ whose mission is to provide research, publications and
education to support the United Nations Charter which calls for the harmonization of nations and abolishing war forever.
As President, Virginia offers expertise in
global governance, the process and structure by which humanity is evolving to political union and world peace in a global economy.
Virginia is married to Dr. Joseph Baratta, Professor of History, Worcester State
College and mother of Thomas E. Cone, III, Professor of Economics, State College of New York, Brockport. She is expecting her first grandchild in September 2003.