He helped create Microsoft Word and Excel, flew to the stars, and gave $25 million to the academic home of Albert Einstein. Is there anything Charles Simonyi can't do?.
They may be the wife and daughter of Manhattan real estate developer Larry Silverstein, but this duo would rather strengthen communities than build skyscrapers.
The husband and father went to bed as an economic professor - and he woke up with a Nobel Prize.
The Sun's veteran editor remains a relevant voice within the New York media.
How a 46-year-old mother of two changed a continent - and her own life.
He's seen AIDS in Nigeria, political upheaval in Ghana, and genocide in Rwanda.
When Harvey Sandler was diagnosed with a brain tumor at 50, he and his wife, Phyllis, promised to devote themselves to charity if he survived. Over a decade later, the Sandlers are still fulfilling that promise, one hospital wing at a time.
From a Bay Area kid lip-syncing Cosby to a Hollywood player, the comedian seems to be everywhere these days.
One Chicago-area woman believes in putting power into the hands of students.
The Montrealer turned her personal pain into the philanthropic highlight of the Toronto International Film Festival.
A journalist, trendsetter, and style icon, Elizabeth Saltzman Walker has a high profile career, spanning almost 25 years in some of the industry's top positions.
With names like Gates, Buffett, Adelson, and Dell near the top of every list of the world's wealthiest individuals, it might seem as though all the money in the world sits between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. But with new names—Ambani, Abramovich, Kwok, Slim—quickly gaining ground, it is time to finally recognize the astounding economic growth that has taken place in Europe and Asia. And with countries like China, Russia, and India are slowly adopting Western philanthropic principles to improve local health, education, and living conditions.