HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Education Above All (EAA), yesterday gave a keynote speech at the 6th Asian Leadership Conference, seeking to forge new alliances between the education and business communities.
Not only is Bill Gates the richest man in the world, he (and his wife) is also the most generous, by far.
On Wednesday, Warren Buffett presented Bill and Melinda Gates the Forbes 400 Lifetime Achievement Award for Philanthropy.
Catherine Gund, secretary of the George Gund Foundation board of trustees, one of six Gund family members who oversee administration of a $550 million pot of money that in the past 62 years has contributed $647 million to worthy projects, the overwhelming majority of them in Greater Cleveland.
Agnes Gund didn’t want to part with Willem de Kooning’s “The Time of the Fire” or Arshile Gorky’s “Housatonic Falls.” She especially doesn’t like to give up pieces from her collection made by artists who are her friends, which, it seems, just about every artist happens to be.
Plans to display artworks alongside the Los Angeles River and to educate the public about water conservation and the drought have received a significant boost thanks to a grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies, the charitable organization of New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg.
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne officially inaugurated the Aga Khan Park, a landscaped green space that encompasses the area between and around the Aga Khan Museum and the Ismaili Centre.