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Issue #273
New Year 2018



Brian Moynihan

Bank of America’s Brian Moynihan leads by example.



Brian Moynihan: Bank On It

By Nancy A. Ruhling

Bank of America’s Brian Moynihan leads by example.

Harley Lippman: Remember, Regenerate, Repeat

By Linda Banks

Tech CEO Harley Lippman’s generosity affects the past, present, and future.

George Clooney: Not Your Movie's Clooney

By Sarah Manning

George Clooney uses more than the big screen to fight the world’s social justice issues.

Ashish Dhawan: Class act

By Daisy Milo

The early second act of Ashish Dhawan.

Patrick Shearn: Larger than Life

By Stevie Zvereva

Self-made billionaire Tilman Fertitta keeps one finger on the pulse of multiple industries while juggling an array of business ventures and paying it forward.

George Ramishvili: Georgia on his mind

By Liliane-Carol Benoit

George Ramishvili is working to better Georgia’s economy, music industry, tech presence, and environment one step at a time.

David Callahan: Give and get

By Rena Godfrey

David Callahan asks the tough questions to philanthropists.


  • Ivanka leads $300 million tech initiative
  • The University of Chicago gifted with $75 million
  • Griffin gives $125 million to the University of Chicago
  • Bloomberg matches donations to prevent gun violence
  • Salesforce Ventures creates $50 million innovation fund
  • David Geffen pledges $150 million to art museum
  • $220 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Celebs step up for Puerto Rico
  • University of Hawai’i receives $117 million
  • Paul Allen pledges $40 million to fight illegal fishing
  • $175 million arts center for Colorado College
  • Iowa State University receives $195 million from donors
  • Elton John AIDS Foundation launches global initiative
  • Ballmers donate $60 million to fight social inequality
  • $219.5 million for the University of Maryland
  • Costco Wholesale gives $25 million to children’s charity


  • Appeal of Conscience Foundation Gala
  • Angel Ball
  • Carousel Ball
  • Prostate Cancer Foundation New York Dinner
  • Simply Shakespeare Benefit
  • FIDF National NY Gala
  • Summer Nights Gala

The Index

The Lifestyles 360°

Big Gift: The Deming family

Donating to the Department of Medicine to transform and strengthen research.

Five Questions: Matt Straz

How a self-taught tech mogul turned a startup into a structured HR organization.