After conquering the world of private equity and cashing out with billions in the bank, Pete Peterson did the unthinkable: he gave most of it away.
Whether it’s giving sight to the blind or launching shuttles into space, Alfred Mann never backs down from a challenge.
Monica Seles achieved more by 19 than most people do in a lifetime. But in her new book, the tennis legend is just searching for balance.
Rabbi Meyer H. May leads the kind of righteous life from which we can all draw inspiration: Rain or shine, he runs or walks three miles every day and maintains an impeccably healthy diet.
Tomicah Tillemann’s accomplishments might read like a novel, but carrying on his grandfather’s legacy is the story he really wants told.
For serial businessman Justin Baer, two invitations on the same night sparked his latest idea, CharityHappenings.org.
Jeff Farber was on his way to retirement when San Francisco’s Koret Foundation came calling. Now the former Bank of America exec’s busy days start before dawn and stretch into the night— and he couldn’t be happier.
She’s been a mogul, politician, victim, and winner. Now Belinda Stronach is ready for the (next) fight of her life.
The University of Tennessee’s basketball coach is proof that fortune favors hard work.
For diamond merchant, philanthropist, real estate developer, and mother Corinne Evens, facing history is her duty—even if it means looking back once the door has been closed.
The chairman of EL AL airlines, Izzy Borovich looks after one of the aviation world’s great superpowers while keeping one foot in academia.
For Bay Area mainstay Helen Diller, simply writing checks isn’t an option.
At 93, Bernard Lander, founder of Touro College, isn’t close to slowing down.
The economy may be temporarily floundering, but there is hope: family philanthropies are strong and their giving isn’t expected to slow down significantly.